Is statistical ignorance choking us?

The Covid-19 pandemic has made it brutally clear that politicians struggle to understand simple statistics. But they are not alone – too many businesspeople are also ignorant of basic statistical methods, or accept the integrity of sources unquestioningly. Such misunderstandings can easily damage profits or growth prospects in your company, given the increasing reliance on

By |2021-02-04T17:00:35+00:00October 20th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Creditors must guard against a wave of dirty tricks in the pandemic

Investors and lenders risk being caught out by a wave of corporate dirty tricks as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to cause financial mayhem. You will see them in all sizes of companies – from Sheffield Wednesday suffering a 12-point penalty for reporting the sale of its ground in the wrong year, to Kraft Heinz restating

By |2021-02-04T17:00:44+00:00October 1st, 2020|News|0 Comments

How to avoid the Covid bear-trap of bad debt

Act-1 of the COVID crisis drew to a close with the end of lockdown and the start of "back to the (new) normal", as we rushed to the beach and booked package holidays. Act-2 is now beginning and the prospect of new restrictions and the uncertain timing of the end of furlough present us with

By |2021-02-04T17:01:30+00:00September 10th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Don’t get burned by zero-based budgeting

As the coronavirus pandemic wreaks havoc across global economies, companies are cutting costs ruthlessly to survive. But it can be dangerous to do this if your staff do not have the right financial training. A good example is zero-based budgeting (ZBB), a radical technique that some companies may consider adopting during the pandemic. With ZBB,

By |2020-12-07T10:15:50+00:00August 19th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Insights Discovery at Capital City Training & Consulting

The success of any business is based on the performance of its people. Capital City Training and Consulting (CCTC) is delighted to be able to offer Insights Discovery profiling. Insights provides people development programmes that help companies all over the world get the very best from their people. CCTC help people to perform at their

By |2020-12-07T10:12:04+00:00October 30th, 2019|News|0 Comments

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