By Dave Hickey, F.C.A. Cost management is always important but it’s vital in tough times. It’s tempting to slash any costs you can, but this can be counter productive. A sudden change in projected or actual income – compared to your plans or prior periods – can trigger an immediate call for cost cutting from […]
By Dave Hickey The turmoil of the pandemic is almost behind us, and businesses are now facing challenges which, combined, will be bigger and longer-lasting than those experienced over the past two years. Inflation and interest rate increases are the twin tests facing us all over the coming years. These are increasing at rates not
By Dave Hickey This is part of a piece I wrote almost two years ago about ‘staying on top of the numbers’. Too much of it is still relevant. In Ireland we’re great at keeping score. Whether it’s in sport, socially (whose round is it?) or in family life (whose turn to do the dishes?).