Martin Baldock points out that as redundancies become more common, securing company assets, reputation and intellectual property becomes of greater importance. Here he discusses why companies need to be careful and what to do.
Martin Baldock points out that as redundancies become more common, securing company assets, reputation and intellectual property becomes of greater importance. Here he gives management a checklist to help them protect the company.
Even finance professionals have been known to incorrectly code their employee expense claims resulting in unexpected tax treatments. David Vine, managing director of GlobalExpense, explains why the tax and VAT issues relating to employee expense claims is a black hole to many and what employers should do about it.
Julia Manley argues that in tough times investing in business intelligence tools can stimulate sales growth. They can help serve existing customers and boost working capital.
Pay freezes are seen as acceptable reason to exaggerate expenses, but David Vine points out that this can cost companies more than they think.
Eight tips to help financial service providers, and other companies, to find their way out of the financial crisis, stabilise their pricing and look to a stronger future.
The latest interest rate cut is unlikely to help British business until people who work in offices actually do their jobs properly. While everyone closely watches Gordon Brown's bizarre decisions, too many businesses allow idiots to stay in charge. Doing nothing at work is not a solution in this environment. Gerry O'Kane argues it happens too much and positive news is also ignored.
AIA's chief executive, Philip Turnbull, calls upon UK banks to share the wealth, especially since we paid for it. He also points out that every business saved is a business that does not default on its debts.
In the current economic crisis, project budgets are being slashed. Denise DeCarlo provides some insights on how to best manage and gives 13 steps to help get things back in order after your cost target changes.
Harvest Housing discovered that it could measure and benefit from improving its accounts payable system. Simon Stammers of Formscan outlines why his company took the business and why calculating return-on-investment is important.