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Bid budget workbook

Bid budget workbookBidding for projects can be a risky business, particularly when the price will be set in advance. Bidding at a price that does not include each element of the work to be carried out will result in lower than expected profits or eve... Read more
 
 

Capital investment proposal

Capital investment proposalCapital investment in new equipment or facilities is usually a significant sum. It could be funded from internal resources or it may require a new source. In either case, a well thought through proposal will ensure that you... Read more
 
 

Break-even point calculator

Break-even point calculatorBeing clear about the distinction between fixed and variable costs in your business will enable you to more accurately work out the break-even point of any given project. Use our calculator to help you do this.Break-even po... Read more
 
 

Lease versus purchase calculator

Lease versus purchase calculatorThe outright purchase of a fixed asset is only an option if you have sufficient funds available to you, otherwise you will need to look at some form of lease or hire purchase. Banks can often negotiate a lower purchase... Read more
 
 

Payback period calculator

Payback period calculatorYou may be asked to help decide which resources within your business to allocate to certain projects. One way of doing this is to compare the payback period of those competing for investment.PaybackObviously, what needs to be... Read more
 
 

Outsourcing a payroll checklist

Outsourcing a payroll checklistOutsourcing the payroll function could free up your time to concentrate on other things. What factors do you need to consider when choosing and working with an external payroll services provider?Searching questionsUse o... Read more
 
 

Business valuation model

Business valuation modelThere's no right or wrong answer to how much a business is worth. Ultimately, a business is worth what someone else will pay. However, there are some basic rules of thumb to help you to calculate an indicative range of values.T... Read more
 
 

IRR and NPV workbook

IRR and NPV workbookIRR (internal rate of return) and NPV (net present value) are discounted cash flow approaches and are widely used for investment appraisal. Whilst they are based on the same ingredients, the results differ, so you'll need a methodo... Read more
 
 

Premises move budgeting tool

Premises move budgeting toolIf you've been asked to come up with a budget for the cost of physically moving the company, what should you include in it?Associated costsThe key to a successful move is meticulous planning and good communication with ever... Read more
 
 

Weighted average cost of capital calculator

Weighted average cost of capital (WACC) calculatorYour company creates value for its shareholders by earning a return on their invested capital which is above the cost of that capital. This hurdle is the yardstick by which it can judge a project prop... Read more
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