Gordon Perchthold and Jenny Sutton outline how to extract more value from consultants by managing the relationship more effectively.

We are looking to implement a bdgeting/forecasting package to replace our large collection of ever more complicated spreadsheets.


Budgeting continues to be the subject of controversy and debate among AccountingWEB members. To cater for this interest, AccountingWEB has assembled a catalogue of relevant material.

Seven of David Carter's self-teach tutorials on Excel pivot tables are about budgets.

When reporting actuals against budget, you often find that your budget categories don’t match the nominal codes in the accounts package.

Data held in row and column format like budgets is difficult to analyse in a pivot table.


To hear it from the campaigners at the Beyond Budgeting Round Table (BBRT), traditional budgeting is not only inflexible an


"I don't like budgeting and I don't like performance management either. I don't think you can manage performance.