The severe disruption caused by Covid-19 has placed extreme pressure on financial planning functions to come up with a new approach towards financial planning and performance management. This content focuses on why insurers need to transform their FP&A functions and how this can be achieved.
Brokers have a key role to play in helping clients spread the cost of their insurance, especially as the impact of the Covid-19 lockdown has been stark for many businesses. This article focuses on how brokers can use technology (specifically payment services) to help and support their clients.
Chancellor George Osborne’s final Budget before this year’s General Election was made against the background of economic growth, low inflation and low oil prices. This paper sheds light on the recent budget and the implications for the insurance industry.
Infographic: How effective is the insurance industry when it comes to financial planning and forecasting?
Produced by Anaplan in association with Post, this two minute infographic illustrates the findings of a recent research study which addressed the insurance industry's effectiveness in relation to financial planning and forecasting.
Project failure is all too common in the IT industry. This best practice guide will help you write an effective IT business case to deliver an ROI for your business.
It is often said that cash is king. No more so than in an economic downturn. But just how can companies improve their cashflow when many are confronted with increased debtor days and slow payments? This paper looks at the answer: Invoice Discounting, a form of short-term borrowing.
World First would like to share top ten tips to manage against foreign exchange volatility by Jeremy Cook, Chief Economist. Specifically taking control of a budget when dealing internationally; whether goods are being purchased from abroad or profits are being repatriated.
The latest ICAEW/Grant Thornton UK Business Confidence Monitor shows that businessconfidence has continued on a downward trend this quarter, after a sharp drop in Q4 2010. The preliminary estimate of quarterly economic growth in Q4 2010 showed an unexpected contraction of 0.5%. Even once the…
A big theme of the emergency budget was (unsurprisingly) efficiency of public services. The Chancellor has committed reductions in planned public spending starting at £23 billion in 2011/12, and rising to £99 billion in 2015/16. This Guide, produced by the Centre for Cost Management, responds to…
George Osborne presented his second Budget on Wednesday 23 March 2011. In his statement he said that the “Budget is about reforming the nation’s economy, so that we have enduring growth and jobs in the future”. This summary focuses on the issues likely to affect you, your family and your business…