Category Archives: Finance

Are Your Profits under Threat?

I note from this week’s Sunday papers that Ernest Young Accountants, reported that profit warnings were at their highest since the 2008 crisis. The comment is made that “many UK companies still face sluggish, disrupted and competitive forces with Brexit … Continue reading

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Lola Sports Cars in Administration- A Directors Perspective.

As a motor sport fan, I was saddened to see the announcement this week that Lola Cars were to be placed into administration. For those of you who are unaware of whom Lola are, they are a specialist sport car racing … Continue reading

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Market Research Data

Whilst researching market data for a Client, I headed to one of my favourite portals namely the corporate banks. There is a wealth of information and market data available, predominantly compiled as a necessity to manage their risk but of … Continue reading

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Autumn Statement 2011

George Osborne presented a not unsurprising statement given the debt laden economy, but within the statement there were some opportunities to be looked at and considered. The following key points are taken from business zone, posted by John Stokdyk. Kicking … Continue reading

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Stop Budgeting Start Improving

An interesting article has appeared in the Harvard Business Review regarding budgeting. The tenet of the article is that you should abandon budgeting as a management process and instead focus upon driving inefficiency out of the cost drivers to the … Continue reading

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Responsibility for Accounts

One of my clients has had a particularly tough year and is only now being to see their way out of it. Thanks in no part to sheer hard work on behalf of all of the staff and our own … Continue reading

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