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Indexing management accountsNearly the entire focus of management accounts is performance against budget and looking at the reasons for variances. However, comparisons with how you were doing this time last year, i.e. "growth", are also critical. Addin... Read more
02 Jan 2013
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Target costing templateIn tough times, calculating your prices by adding a profit margin to cost can result in your products becoming uncompetitive. However, you might be able to beat your competition by using target costing to help set prices. What ... Read more
10 Dec 2012
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Variance reportIf the financial results differ from that which was expected, it's important to present explanations as to why this has happened. However, it's often easy to assume a glib and sometimes convenient reason for these variances instead of re... Read more
02 Jan 2013
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Project reportMost businesses have a number of projects in progress at any time. When any project is large or important enough to have a major effect on the business's performance (profit or cash), there should be a separate report presented with the ... Read more
02 Jan 2013
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Evaluating the finance functionIf you've been asked to justify the number of staff in your accounts department and want to understand how much value they're adding, you'll need to record the time spent by your team on the different finance functions and... Read more
02 Jan 2013
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 Bank charges calculatorAs you don't get a bill from the bank manager for bank charges, they are often overlooked as a cost. What can you do to make sure you pay less?Carry out an annual bank charges audit You can carry out an annual bank charges aud... Read more
10 Dec 2012
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Capital expenditure budgetCapital expenditure (capex) refers to the money spent to acquire the physical assets of a business. The role of a capex budget is to take account of all expenditures that are required to replace worn-out or depleted assets a... Read more
02 Jan 2013
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Premises move budgeting toolIf you've been asked to come up with a budget for the cost of physically moving the company, what should you include in it?Associated costsThe key to a successful move is meticulous planning and good communication with ever... Read more
02 Jan 2013
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