Budgeting for Non-Financial Managers

“Financial planning can be made more accurate by ensuring department heads understand budgeting” commenced a recent article in Financial Director. However, the report continues “because they (department heads) are not trained in finance, their budgets are often incomplete.” Continue reading

Business Planning For Success

Business Planning For Success

At a recent Alternative Finance conference being run by the ACCA in London, I was astonished to learn that around 75% of businesses who approach forms of alternative finance, such as crowd-funding and peer to peer lending, are rejected purely because of a poor business plan. 75%!!

If you are one of the minority 25% who have produced robust business plans and consequently successfully raised finance, very well done! Continue reading