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The Finance People's Guide to Increasing Profitability

Profitability. It’s the thing we all hope for when starting a new venture, and thing that keeps business owners, finance directors and decision makers on their toes each and every year. However, for lots of small businesses, the road to a success is often an uneven one. Download our guide to increasing profitability to learn more.

What’s inside?

  • The importance of profit management
  • Strategising to decrease your costs
  • Simple steps to increase your revenue
  • Measuring your profitability
  • Staying profitable in the future

Increasing profitability

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The Finance People's Guide to Common Business Risks

Like most ventures, starting and owning a business is a big risk in itself. But, on top of that, there can be all kinds of internal and external threats that can affect its outcome: natural disasters, accidents, financial and legal liabilities. So how can you limit the damage? Download our ultimate guide to common business risks to learn more.

What’s inside?

  • Risk management: back to basics
  • The four types of risk to plan for
  • How to plan for risk
  • 5 simple steps to risk management
  • Managing risks for the future

Common Business risks

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The Finance People's Guide to Cash Flow Management

Whether you’re a small professional services team, or a national retail giant with 1,000 outlets across the country – if your business is going to survive, it needs cold, hard cash to pay the bills. So why do even profitable businesses seem to struggle with negative cash flow? With good financial advice and strong business practices in place, maintaining healthy cash flow could be simpler than you think. Download the guide…

What’s Inside?

  • What is cash flow?
  • A few facts and figures
  • How to avoid cash flow pitfalls
  • Simple tips to improve your cash flow
  • How to create a cash flow forecast
  • Managing your cash flow in the future

Cash Flow

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The Finance People's Guide to Mergers and Acquisitons

There are endless reasons why business leaders might choose to enter into a merger or acquisition. Some wish to strengthen and diversify their business proposition by extending into another sector or foreign market, whilst some hope to reach a new customer base and clientele. In this guide, you’ll find expert knowledge, tips and advice on what exactly goes into mergers and acquisitions, and how to do it right for you and your business.

What’s Inside?

  • What are mergers and acquisitions?
  • Finding the right deal for you
  • Financing options
  • A few benefits
  • 5 steps to buying and selling
  • The next steps for your business

Mergers and Acquisitons

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The Finance People's Guide to Management Information

Are you making the most of your financial management information? Good financial management information is the key to savvy, futureproof business decisions. It gives you a clearer picture of where you are now, so you can set relevant KPIs for tomorrow. But only if you collect, manage, and analyse the right data, in the right way. Fortunately, this guide is here to show you how to do just that…

What’s Inside?

  • What is management information?
  • Key MI questions for your business
  • What data should I be focusing on?
  • Tips for collecting, reporting, and analysing financial MI
  • Using financial MI to kick-start business growth opportunities

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The Finance People's Guide to End of Year Reviews

Many SMBs are missing out on the full picture. And how can you plan for where you’re going next, when you don’t have a clear idea of where you’ve been? Conducting an end of year review is a key component in any solid business strategy.  It’s all about asking the right questions about the year you’ve just had, to help you build the right strategy for the year ahead. Download this guide to learn more…

What’s Inside?

  • The importance of end of year reviews for SMBs
  • 5 great reasons to conduct an end of year review
  • Assessing your finances
  • Examining your operations
  • Setting your goals for 2021-22

End of Year Reviews

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The Finance People's Guide to Financial Planning

The ongoing effects of a global pandemic, which continues to have a devastating impact on everything from sales figures and job losses to employee mental health, simply weren’t on the radar. After 2020, nothing can surprise us. But this is something businesses can use to their advantage. Much like in 2020, business continuity will continue to be the priority for businesses in the next year or two. Download the full guide to financial planning, for 2021 any beyond…

What’s Inside?

  • Growing your business post-pandemic
  • Exit planning
  • Tips for a more profitable business

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The Finance People's Guide to Getting Back on Track

The difficult circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic have caused many businesses to either fundamentally change their working practices, restrict their activities and in some cases temporarily close down. Returning to work will not be a simple ‘switch on’. The ‘new normal’, as it emerges, will be different. In many cases, changes will be needed to business practices and the business model to move forward successfully. Download our guide to getting back on track…

What’s Inside?

  • Safe-guarding your business for survival
  • 7 questions to get yourself prepared
  • 3 stages to get back on track

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About the Author

Anita Tweats MBA is the CEO and founder of The Finance People, which offers flexible, expert financial support to businesses of all sizes.

With solid experience working in accountancy practices, in industry, and as a lecturer, Anita offers expert knowledge and straight-talking advice on all things finance.

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