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Days sales outstanding calculator

Days sales outstanding calculatorReporting debtor management key performance indicators (KPIs) to those involved in the process of billing and collecting can be motivating. This in turn can shorten cash collection times and improve cash flow. Output ... Read more
 
 

Z score calculator

Z score calculatorThe "Z" score of a business has a 70% to 80% accuracy in predicting whether it is likely to become insolvent within two years. This could be a particularly useful tool to help evaluate your company's financial health and that of its cu... Read more
 
 

Overheads ratio record

Overheads ratio recordIt's common practice to consider absolute cost numbers versus budget and prior year. However, accounting ratios show the relationship of one number to another relevant number which can be much more revealing. Using operating cost... Read more
 
 

Operating leverage calculator

Operating leverage calculatorIn times when sales are volatile, profitability depends on the level of your company's operating leverage. You can help your business by working out what this is and identifying steps to improve it. Fixed costsOperating le... Read more
 
 

Company solvency calculator

Company solvency calculatorCompany directors should be alert to their potential personal liabilities for the offence of wrongful trading. So how do you tell if your company might be trading wrongfully, and thereby exposing the directors to risk. Cond... Read more
 
 

Staff time analysis

Staff time analysisIn a perfect world, sales and customer-facing staff would spend 100% of their work time generating revenue for your business. But this isn't possible in the real world. A costed snapshot of time spent on non-revenue generating acti... Read more
 
 

Sales trends analysis

Sales trends analysisSales levels can fluctuate for a number of reasons, and where they have declined it is right for the board to be concerned. Falling sales could indicate problems with marketing, distributors, the product, production levels, prici... Read more
 
 

Pareto analysis spreadsheet

Pareto analysis spreadsheetMany of your daily work problems don't have a single root cause, rather several quite separate contributing factors. You can use Pareto analysis to analyse this cause and effect.The 80/20 rulePareto analysis is the method of ... Read more
 
 

Analysing financial statements

Analysing financial statementsIf you are asked to comment on the finances of a potential new customer you should download a copy of their latest financial statements from Companies House. What should you do next?Full set neededWhatever the filing req... Read more
 
 

Funding report questionnaire

Funding report questionnaireHow is your company financed? And how and when is this finance going due to be repaid? A funding report can help ensure your company's finance requirements are identified and properly considered as early as possible. Key qu... Read more
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