From 1 April 2017 there are new rules for how your company can obtain tax relief on any losses it makes. What’s changed? .
You’re preparing an historic analysis of the P&L account for presentation to the board. There have been some significant changes in the business over the past five years. How do you get to the true underlying performance?
Your business is looking for some funding to get it to the next stage of development. You’re not sure whether you should be asking for a loan or an overdraft facility. How should you decide between the options?
Being able to successfully negotiate, whether with customers, suppliers or colleagues, is an important part of the armoury of any financial controller or finance director. What are the key points to bear in mind when negotiating?
We’re all told to cut food waste at home but what about in the office? One subscriber spent a few minutes looking at what’s left in the fridge but what does he do next and what will he save?
The idea of a home office in the garden has really taken root recently, especially as planning permission isn’t usually required. But how much will it cost and what could be the saving?
A key member of staff has been called up for jury service at the worst possible time. What are your options in terms of having to let him go and which will cost you the least?
You’re familiar with electric and hybrid cars but plug-in hybrids seem to be all the rage at the moment. What are these vehicles and if you opt for one what might it save you?
High employee turnover hurts a business’s bottom line. As well as the cost of replacing the employee, there will be a loss in productivity until the new recruit is up to speed. How should you calculate staff turnover to manage staff retention?
The rules for accounting for leases and HP contracts under FRS 102 are broadly similar to those under the old SSAP 21. However, one notable difference is how the monthly payments are split between interest and capital. What’s changed?
You’re using Excel’s MATCH formula to compare two versions of a stock list to identify items that already existed on the old list. But you’ve found that it’s not highlighting some items that appear on both lists. What’s the problem?
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