asset management strategy
The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) has devised a course which enables financial and non-financial professionals the chance to run a virtual business.
Kroll Consulting argues that the current economic climate has made business relationships more complex and outlines steps for companies to perform future litigation, defend asset bases and position themselves for the future.
Drew Hofler at Ariba looks at how Pcards could benefit the complete financial supply chain by improving working capital.
The factoring arm of RBS procvides the case study of CVR which continued to grow through using factoring following a management buyout.
Here Ian Johnston of independent broker, Factoring Solutions, looks at how one offer on your factoring costs might look like a good deal but a closer look at your figures, and knowing what to look out for, can save a company a lot of money.
Here we outline the basics of factoring and points to watch out for.
Although factoring has become more important to the cash flow of British business, it still has its pitfalls. Here Gerry O'Kane looks at how to truly value your deal and points to other pitfalls and benefits.
British companies are historically poor at improving working capital. Finance Week figures show they are increasingly looking to factoring and asset-based lending to boost their cash flow. Here Gerry O'Kane looks at cash management and warns poor payers may cost more than you think.
From fuel costs to health and safety, companies with vehicle fleets have seen costs spiraling in recent years. One way to manage costs is to examine current insurance policies, with a view to obtaining lower insurance quotes and thus reducing the costs of premiums. Peter Blanc from Oval Insurance Broking outlines a number of ways that insurance costs could be curtailed and details how a structure of payments, using premium financing options might benefit a company in these days of restricted cashflow.
Phil Peace at Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions looks at why fleet operations need technology to improve efficiencies and save money. He highlights what to look for.