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PLANNING

Rationing investment in clients

Historically, all clients in your business were treated equally. The new operations director would like to target the company’s client development efforts more scientifically. What rigour can you add to this new approach? More...

INVESTMENT DECISIONS

Capital rationing

Your company has a number of investment opportunities competing for capital. The shareholders would also like to draw some dividends, having abstained for the last few years. How can you assess which opportunities to proceed with? More...

MANAGEMENT

Being part of decision making

As you have gained more experience as a financial controller and the board has come to trust you, you are being increasingly involved in strategic decision making. How can you make sure your input continues to be valued? More...

DECISION MAKING

Presenting an investment appraisal

Your company is considering a major investment. You have prepared the standard analyses using IRR, NPV and payback period. Does the board need any more from you to make a decision? If so, what would be most useful? More...

INVESTMENT APPRAISAL

Sensitivity and net present value

The board has asked you to produce an analysis to support a key investment decision. Using net present value (NPV) the investment looks viable but what if the assumptions don’t hold true? How can you use sensitivity analysis to help? More...

PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

Are your goals SMART?

The board has asked you to set new targets for the finance department. How do you set realistic but stretching goals that will really motivate your employees throughout the coming year? More...

CASH FLOW

Home for your spare cash

Your company is lucky enough to have built up a positive cash reserve over and above what you need to fund your working capital. Rather than leaving it in your current account, what else can you do with it? More...

INVESTMENT

Capital investment proposals

With the current low interest rates and the Taxman’s annual investment allowance, your company is considering capital investment. How do you prepare a successful proposal for the board? More...

INVESTMENT APPRAISAL

Internal rate of return and net present value…

You’ve been asked to work out the future returns in today’s money (discounted cash flows) on an investment. You know there are two main ways of doing this - IRR and NPV. But which one should you be using? More...
Last updated: 10.12.2018

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