A Useful Guide to Managing Money

Author: Bob Shiers
ISBN: 978-1-909025-02-8


This Useful Guide to Managing Money uses simple language to explain the essential concepts of financial management that we all need to understand. It will help the reader to use the financial information they receive, give them confidence to ask questions about it and understand how their actions affect 'the bottom line'.

What the Useful Guide includes:

  • Cash Flow
  • Measuring Performance (Profit and Loss/Income and Expenditure)
  • Asset Management (Balance Sheets)
  • Working Capital / Net Current Assets (Liabilities)
  • Performance Indicators / Ratios

  • Upon completion you will have a greater understanding of:

  • How your actions can affect the bottom line
  • Some (enough) of the jargon, including that mentioned below!
  • Cash flow and its importance
  • The need to manage financial performance / 'live within our means' (described by Profit and Loss Accounts or Income and Expenditure Statements)
  • The importance of good 'asset management' (described by Balance Sheets)
  • The need to control 'working capital'
  • How to use financial performance indicators/ratios

  • About the Author

    Bob Shiers, has been a Head of Section for the Industrial Society as well as the manager of, what was then, the largest food processing plant in Europe with a £50 million annual budget, 850 people, and state of the art equipment.

    He is the also the author of:

  • A Useful Guide to Appraisals
  • A Useful Guide to Budgeting
  • A Useful Guide to Feedback
  • A Useful Guide to Induction
  • A Useful Guide to Managing People
  • A Useful Guide to Training Needs Analysis
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