• Posted on: February 25, 2013 by: mardle0312

    The stock markets reaction today to the above was –so what? We have factored it in over the past 18 months and credit agencies do not know everything. However corporates could well be advised to heed the fact that their costs of borrowing could increase- significantly- unless steps are taken to generate good cash reporting.

    Posted on: February 22, 2013 by: mardle0312

    Recent surveys reflect CFO and FD concerns regarding the reporting of future cash flows…especially to the market. Not only are they volatile but it could lead to misrepresentation. Through a simple risk assessment we identify the usual Pareto analysis that can assist greater accuracy of cash forecasts. We identify the root cause and through continuous improvement the internal teams deliver improved results.

    Posted on: February 15, 2013 by: mardle0312

    Findus and Comet may have had business strategies focused on cash, however their implementation seems to have ‘failed’….both their customers and their suppliers.

    The recent collapse of Comet, the electrical retailer, highlighted that even at Christmas when sales are expected to peak and therefore generate maximum cash flow, if you have not developed a robust and sustainable strategy, an organisation can ‘fail.’ (more…)

    Posted on: February 6, 2013 by: mardle0312

    Cash Flow at Risk within your Working Capital- The CapCut™ approach delivers the solution.

    For any organisation to be sustainable it will require a robust scenario with regard to its current and future cash requirements. The traditional method was to just review the cash conversion cycle or Working Capital as it is known i.e. Current assets (Debtors, Stock and Work in Progress) less Current Liabilities (Creditors). However this just reflected, at a given point in time, a static and historic figure in days for the whole business and was rarely applied to products, projects or services at the operational level.

    We have addressed this deficiency by identifying, simply, the inefficiencies within each process (more…)