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Assessing projects

Buying assets or businesses, establishing a new venture and disposing of an existing business activity all represent projects that need to be assessed and evaluated. Let us assume that the project is of a size that justifies time and effort to analyse, which will depend upon its absolute size and its size relative to the whole business. Clearly a £2,000 investment will be material for a small business but represents ‘small change’ for a large one.

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Strong cash flow is vital to financial health. Before pursuing a new project or initiative, it’s important to forecast cash flow. Become familiar with several techniques used to make this projection.