Plan with Confidence Webinar

Posted by Formulate - A Kainos company on 14/11/19 14:55

In a fast-moving business landscape, you can't afford to stay still. Is your financial planning keeping pace?
Discover a different way to plan that delivers continuous rolling forecasts, company-wide collaboration, flexibility and pro-activity, and confidence in the numbers.

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Tags: Reporting, Growth, Adaptive Insights, cfo

Let's Talk Finance Lunch 28th November Central London

Posted by Charlotte Taylor on 04/11/19 09:15

Formulate are pleased to announce it's 'Let's Talk Finance' in Central London on Thursday the 28th of November. We've arranged an exclusive lunch table for finance professionals to eat, chat and network. Book your place.

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Tags: Events, Blog, cfo

How To Make Reporting Your Secret Weapon For Change Webinar

Posted by Charlotte Taylor on 29/10/19 09:45

Are your reports taking too long to produce? Do you lack confidence in the numbers? Want easier and faster access to the numbers? Watch our webinar and discover how to transform your financial reporting.

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Tags: Reporting, Growth, Adaptive Insights, cfo

Why Do Large Once-Successful Companies Fail?

Posted by Stephen Hambling on 22/10/19 11:38

Why do large, once-successful companies fail? The reasons are numerous, but the world and its problems are more complex than ever. In this article, we examine three keys factors which are Leadership, Financial and Differentiation.

Numerous large, once-successful companies have failed recently. Some have gone bankrupt; others have been substantially reduced in size and fallen from an industry leadership position.

Recent examples include Thomas Cook, Jamie's Italian and Carillion, what caused their downfall, and what lessons have we learnt?

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Tags: Reporting, Growth, Adaptive Insights, forecasting, cfo

Why Failure To Act is an Act of Failure

Posted by Charlotte Taylor on 15/10/19 15:01

In the real-world the pace has quickened. More happens in a given period than before. When driving, speed up and you look further down the road for signs of trouble. Failure to look far enough ahead, hikes up the risk of the unexpected.

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Tags: cfo

CFO's Are You Ready to Become Finance Business Partners?

Posted by Charlotte Taylor on 02/10/19 13:43

CFO's are you ready to become finance business partners? No more time spent on month-end budget rounds or quarterly forecasts.  But building business relationships and offering up new insights and directing decision making! Is that how you see your role evolving?

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Tags: cfo

Let's Talk Finance Brexit Lunch 31st October Central London

Posted by Charlotte Taylor on 30/09/19 10:10

Formulate are pleased to announce it's 'Let's Talk Finance' in Central London on Thursday the 31st of October (Brexit Day). With political turmoil, divides and daily revelations it is anyone's guess whether the UK will remain European Union with an extension or a deal can be found.

However, what you can be sure of on the 31st of October is an exclusive lunch table for senior finance professionals to eat, chat (not just about Brexit) and network. - Reserve your seat at the table.

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Tags: Company news, Blog, cfo, formulate

Planning and Forecasting Beyond Excel Webinar

Posted by Charlotte Taylor on 25/09/19 15:43

Excel is a great product - used for the right reasons in the right place it does the job of forecasting and budgeting admirably.

Yet in today's fast-moving markets speed, complexity and data start to complicate the process of planning and forecasting, making good old Excel creak at the seams for some.

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Tags: Reporting, Growth, Adaptive Insights, forecasting, cfo

How to Become a CFO: 7 key Steps on Your Career Path

Posted by Stephen Hambling on 16/09/19 11:39

So you want to be a CFO?  There's plenty of demand for finance professionals like you to make a difference in the top job, the question is have you the skills to deliver. Take a look at our guide to the modern day skills you'll need to convince any potential employer to hand you the job. 

 

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Tags: New in Post, Blog, cfo

5 Secrets Successful Disrupters Have In Common

Posted by Stephen Hambling on 10/09/19 11:43

Disrupt or die may sound dramatic, but the competition is fierce. The number of private startup companies and unicorns is rapidly growing. If there isn’t a start-up disruptor in your industry today, there soon will be.

Formulate works with many market disrupters and has found the common secrets behind their success that they share.  Our top 5 factors for disrupter success:

 

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Tags: Reporting, Growth, Adaptive Insights, forecasting, cfo