As financial planning and analysis (FP&A) professionals, we are at the forefront of improving results for the enterprises in which we work. This involves influencing people within our organisations to take the right actions that will lead to better performance in the future. How does this process of influence work, and how can we improve its effectiveness?
A changed landscape for the financial services industry since the 2008 global financial crisis is marked primarily by benchmark regime. It places much of the focus on how the market participants will adapt and address the resulting challenges, in order to demonstrate regulatory compliance and market resilience.
The past six years since the 2008 global financial crisis has spurred the development of various alternatives to bank finance for Europe’s corporate and their treasury departments. This article outlines some of the most popular alternatives to bank finance and considers the prospects for this market to develop further.
The latest development in virtual currencies is making them physical. The idea of a physical bitcoin might seem a contradiction in terms, given the revolutionary language usually afforded to such virtual currencies, but the move makes sense when you consider the customer.