Finance

Supporting new business start-ups

Barclays is a major global financial services provider. It operates in over 50 countries and employs more...

Private Finance Initiatives

PricewaterhouseCoopers was created in 1998 by the merger of two firms - Price Waterhouse and Coopers &...

Managing trading risk

This case study examines the importance of futures trading and focuses more specifically on commodity futures trading....

Costing aircraft components

When we think about the cost of an aircraft, we tend to think of the cost of...

Raising finance for smes

It was the European Commission that first coined the term ‘small and medium enterprise’ (SME) to describe...

The role of investment trusts in the capital market

IntroductionThe capital market enables individuals and organisations with spare capital (money which they want to invest)...

Calculating the risks in making investment decisions

Investment decisions involve weighing up the risk and the likely rewards of various options. It is often...

Investing in natural gas drilling down into the risks

Investment decisions involve weighing up the risk and the likely rewards of various options. It is often...

Using cost benefit analysis to appraise investments

Every morning millions of people in the UK have a bath or shower, make a cup of...

Controlling cash flow for business growth

CIMA is the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. Its members are trained and qualified in the vital...

Planning a budget

Davis Service Group is a large public limited company employing around 17,000 people. Its shares are quoted...

Trading places

In order to make judgements about business activities, individuals require information. Accounting acts as an information system...

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