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Financial Driver appoints partner in US and Canada

We are delighted to announce the appointment of a new partner who will distribute Financial Driver in the United States and Canada. Our US partner Aeona Business Finance Solutions, a software VAR based in Pleasanton, California, offers flexible and affordable budgeting, planning and forecasting services. Aeona president William Evanikoff, said: “We will distribute Financial Driver by offering the essential services of budgeting, planning and forecasting at a significantly lower cost than any...

December 17, 2015

Fast Close – Preparation is key

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November 24, 2015

Fast Close – speed up your month-end

Every company dreams of a faster month-end close – without the never-ending paper chase, waiting for returns, copying results, correcting errors and re-doing reports. How fast is your fast close?  Would you like it to be faster? For many years, the average month end close took 5-6 days after the period end. But as regulatory disclosure requirements increase along with the need for more data – even that seems to be unrealistic for most companies. We all know why it’s important to speed u...

September 22, 2015

Better forecasting helps you enjoy a stress-free summer break

Hopefully you’re reading this on your sun lounger by the pool and a refreshing cold drink in one hand, but the question is should you be worrying about budgets at this time of year at all? Whether you’re halfway into the financial year or about to start your next budgeting cycle in October, your ideal state of mind should leave you free to enjoy your break without being plagued by worries about nasty hidden surprises or smarting about painful past mistakes. So, how can you rid yourself of ...

August 1, 2015

Want to add financial services for clients without adding to your hours?

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May 21, 2015

Accounting trends: how to get more clients

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May 18, 2015

Local government budgeting – councils turn to Cloud

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April 21, 2015

5 reasons to stop using excel spreadsheets

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April 2, 2015

Spring clean for a better financial year: SME business tips

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March 23, 2015

How to make your SME budget more robust

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March 18, 2015

Advantages of Cloud computing for SMEs #nobrainer

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March 9, 2015

Xerocon London 2015 – more thrilling than Fifty shades of Grey

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February 20, 2015

Xerocon 2015: Make the most of your visit

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February 2, 2015

Xero add-ons: Financial Driver joins the club

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January 16, 2015

Financial solutions for SMEs: Our aims for 2015

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January 1, 2015

Cash flow forecast: Dreaming of more cash next Christmas?

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December 17, 2014

Management Solutions: Scenario Planning

In this series of blogs, I’m focusing on particular issues regarding the management of performance. In the last blog I looked at improving the accuracy of forecasts. In this blog I’m looking at Scenario Planning. ...

November 24, 2014

Management Solutions: Business Forecasting

In this series of blogs, I’m focusing on particular issues regarding the management of performance. In the last blog I looked at the case for project based budgeting. In this blog I’m looking at how to improve the accuracy of forecasts while streamlining the forecasting process. ...

November 18, 2014

Management Solutions: Project Based Budgeting

In this series of blogs, I’ll be focusing on particular issues regarding the management of performance. In each case we will examine what causes the issue and then show how they can be overcome with the application of suitable technologies. In this first blog, I will look at how organisations should budget when they are dependent on large-scale projects or customer orders whose timing is uncertain. ...

November 11, 2014

No Nonsense Budgeting: Next Steps

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October 20, 2014

No Nonsense Budgeting: 12. Using a Cloud-based Budgeting system

This is part of a series of blogs on improving the corporate budgeting process. In the last blog I looked at cloud-based Vs. ‘on-premise’ budgeting software. In this blog I will look at a specific cloud-based budgeting solution in action and how it can be used to implement some of the suggestions covered in previous blogs. Financial Driver is a modern cloud-based planning and reporting application designed for collecting and reporting budgets without the administrators having any technical ...

October 16, 2014

No Nonsense Budgeting: 11. Investigate the cloud

This is the twelfth in a series of blogs on improving the corporate budgeting process. In the last blog I looked at the role of technology and how it can help streamline the process. In this blog I continue with the technology theme and look at cloud-based solutions. ...

October 13, 2014

No Nonsense Budgeting: 10. Exploit the power of technology

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October 8, 2014

No Nonsense Budgeting: 9. Make the process dynamic

This is the tenth in a series of blogs on improving the corporate budgeting process. In the last blog I looked at developing scenarios as a way of overcoming budget ‘heroes’ and ‘villains’. In this blog we will look at making the budget process more dynamic. ...

October 6, 2014

No Nonsense Budgeting: 8. Develop scenarios

This is the ninth in a series of blogs on improving the corporate budgeting process. In the last blog I looked at checking budgets for realism.   In this blog we will look at the power of developing scenarios. ...

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