UK growth is “set to disappoint” this year as world economic woes create uncertainty for future business investment, according to the Ernst & Young ITEM Club

The use of spreadsheets for building systems to plan, budget and report have clear limitations, reports Rod Newing.


High street retailers are facing a tough decade ahead according to the latest Ernst & Young ITEM Club report.

As one of the top priorities on the finance management agenda, analytic tools can help businesses harness technology to transform insights into action.

I need to forecast receipts from individual key clients, each having different credit terms.


Once I'd refined the search away from The Met Office(!) I was quite surprised at how few came up on Google and of those that did how many seemed to be on the "big & complicated" side.

IBM has published a whitepaper on next-generation forecasting, revealing how rolling forecasts can help rescue your company’s performance.

The Ernst & Young ITEM Club’s quarterly winter 2010-11 forecast is urging the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) to "hold its nerve" in a difficult year ahead.


The International Association of Bookkeepers' (IAB) chairman Clive Johnson this week predicted that the current economic downturn will last for up to two years.


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