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The overall financial efficiency of your client’s business results from the interaction of ‘profitability’ on the one hand and ‘investment’ on the second.  Looking at ‘return on equity’ benchmarks can be problematic, as there are many variables in small...

As with any ‘ratio’, personnel productivity is best measured by linking an ‘input’ to an ‘output’. The key ‘input’ we’re looking at here is labour:  the number of people; the cost of those people and so on. We’re linking it...

If your client has a gross profit margin problem, what is the natural reaction you are going to get in 70% to 80% of the cases?  “Customers are leaving and I can’t put my prices up. There’s a new...

 Many businesses are ‘mixes’ of basic revenue models – and in particular, are a mix of ‘retail’ and ‘labour-based’ models.  So to analyse it effectively, you might need to think differently about each part of the business, using a...