CASE STUDIES 1
FORECASTING, BUDGETING, BUSINESS PLANS
|Client:||Group FD of AIM-listed start-up|
|Issue:||No cash flow forecasts or budgeting system|
|Solution:||Delivered financial model with a three-way link between P&L, balance sheet and cash flow|
|Benefits:||Used to set budgets and assess cash fund-raising requirements.
We also helped them claim cash rebates totalling some £650,000 in R&D tax credits.
|Client:||CEO of private technology company|
|Issue:||Overdraft facility proving inadequate|
|Solution:||Improved their cash flow forecasting model, advised on ways to resolve timing issues, increased the overdraft facility, and helped to raise other funds.|
|Benefits:||Avoided the company's collapse, and then helped the business grow.
|Client:||MD of internet trader|
|Issue:||Not sure how to continue the business|
|Solution:||Discussed the business and its issues using our unique 360 Business Review methodology that highlights strengths, weaknesses and showstoppers|
|Benefits:||"I'm now more confident of the way forward" he said.
In other cases we've been able to counsel caution about investing time and money in a business.