Factoring your debtors? - A guide to how Forecast 5 can help
We take a closer look at Debtor Factoring and how Forecast 5 can help you track the effect in your company.
16.02.24 03:43 AM - Comment(s)
Why would you use Spreadsheets for your forecasting when Forecast 5 is at your fingertips?
When we know the errors caused by commonly used spreadsheets, why are people still using them - and what is the alternative?
26.01.24 01:01 AM - Comment(s)
Forecasting the Total Cost of Labour; quickly, transparently and accurately.
With the costs of salaries such a huge proportion of a company's expense, it is great to know just how Forecast 5 can hep control these figures.
05.12.23 05:08 AM - Comment(s)
Massive audit failures, a record fine, and a suggestion 

In March 2017 KPMG signed an unqualified audit report for Carillion plc for the 2016 financial year, just as they had previously for the years 2014 and 2015.  

In July and September 2017, Carillion announced provisions of £1.045billion primarily arising from expected losses on several...

20.10.23 05:02 AM - Comment(s)
Going Concern Assessments - Use the right forecasting tools for the job!
In Edition 27 of Chartered One we considered the different interpretations of the Going Concern Statement required under IFRS and FRS, pointing out that both the FRC and the ICAEW had issued guidance during 2020....
17.10.23 01:58 AM - Comment(s)
Quick, Responsive Forecasts and the Going Concern Assessment
In a business world of uncertainty, one thing is for sure: if management signs off on financial statements describing their company as a going concern, heads will roll if it folds in six months...
15.10.23 12:54 AM - Comment(s)
A Sparkling Success for Forecast 5
After moving from Sage Winforecast to Forecast 5, we spoke to Damien Wilkinson from renowned drinks company; Harrogate Spring Water to discuss how Forecast 5 works for them
26.09.23 03:15 AM - Comment(s)
Are you sure your Budget is correct?
How confident are you that your budget outputs are correct?
14.06.23 08:36 PM - Comment(s)
What we learnt at Accountex 2023
What we learnt from our time at the London Accountex 2023
29.05.23 10:22 AM - Comment(s)
Forecast 5 at Accountex 2023!
Need to prepare a consolidated forecast for your group or business entity? Are you sweating, just a bit, at the thought?
29.05.23 10:21 AM - Comment(s)
Are preparing consolidated forecasts causing a bit of a sweat?
Need to prepare a consolidated forecast for your group or business entity? Are you sweating, just a bit, at the thought?
20.03.23 10:07 AM - Comment(s)
Measure what matters
In 1999 a venture capitalist, John Doerr, invested $11.8m for a 12% stake in a startup promoted by two Stanford grad school dropouts which had amazing technology, great entrepreneurial energy, sky high ambitions - but no real business plan.
07.02.23 02:40 PM - Comment(s)
What is budgeting software?
Are spreadsheets accurate or archaic? What to do when details of 16,000 Covid-positive cases disappear from Test and Trace spreadsheets?
12.12.22 10:40 AM - Comment(s)
How our licensing works
We've found out recently that our pricing models has been compared to other companies pricing models, which has been causing a bit of confusion.

Forecast 5 packages work a little differently to others so let us explain so you have full understanding to be able to make an informed decision.
30.08.22 02:15 PM - Comment(s)
What are What If scenarios?
We explain about what if scenarios
27.06.22 10:11 AM - Comment(s)
Rainbows End: Building accuracy and integrity
Case Study: Rainbows End: Building accuracy and integrity
01.04.22 11:35 AM - Comment(s)
Steamships Trading Company: Replacing Excel was a no brainer
Case Study: Steamships Trading Company: Replacing Excel was a no brainer
01.04.22 11:34 AM - Comment(s)
Future Cuisine Limited: Providing reliable forecasts and reports
Case Study: Future Cuisine: Providing reliable forecasts and reports
01.04.22 11:34 AM - Comment(s)
November 2021 - Release 5.2
Don't forget for those on networks and servers, ensure that everyone is out of Forecast 5 and that you have administrative permissions before running the update. Each local installation will also need to be updated. If you have any issues, get in touch with our support team.
16.11.21 11:05 AM - Comment(s)
What are our standard reports?
We explain the Forecast 5 standard financial reports and how they are important to your business.
27.09.21 10:14 AM - Comment(s)