Financial planning and accounts
The importance of managing a budget as part of your business planning and how to create one.
How to use financial and management accounts, analytical accounting tools and reduce the risk of fraud.
The financial records you need to keep in order to report your profit or loss.
Balance sheets show a business' assets and liabilities and can help you assess a business' financial health.
Techniques for assessing potential business investments and key factors to consider.
How expanding businesses can match production and order cycles using gearing, working capital or quick ratio tests.
How seasonal businesses can plan their cashflow, staff and stock levels and other activities.
How pensions work, the basic state pension, stakeholder pensions and choosing a personal pension scheme.
How to choose the best accountant for your business' accounting, financial and taxation requirements.
Why you should have an exit strategy for your business and the options available.
Top tips on planning, organising, controlling and monitoring your business finances.