Tag: Investment Appraisal

Investment appraisal

One of the most important long-term decisions for any business relates to investment. Investment is the purchase or creation of assets with the objective of making gains in the future. Typically investment...

Contribution and break-even analysis

An important business objective is to break-even i.e. to exactly cover your total costs by sales revenue. It is even more desirable to make a profit. The diagram below illustrates a firm's...

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 the riskiest alternatives that yield the highest possible gains while the least risky options may...

Using cost-benefit analysis to appraise investments

Every morning millions of people in the UK have a bath or shower, make a cup of tea and wash the dishes before they start the day. Thousands of businesses use water...

Assessing a major infrastructure project

The development of a transportation system which links up places both within the UK and across the world, has enabled people, goods and services to travel to and from distant communities and...

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 the riskiest alternatives that yield the highest possible gains while the least risky options may...

Using cost benefit analysis to appraise investments

Every morning millions of people in the UK have a bath or shower, make a cup of tea and wash the dishes before they start the day. Thousands of businesses use water...
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