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A nonprofit salute on #GivingTuesday

Today kicks off the charitable season of giving. Why today? It’s #GivingTuesday. This one-day movement, held the day after Cyber Monday, urges giving back in the form of donations, time, and goods. Entering its seventh year, #GivingTuesday is expected to raise over $300 million across 150 countries. That’s impressive. We have… [READ MORE]

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Workforce planning in a people business

Business leaders will often point out that their workforce is their largest expense. But when you’re a law firm, you essentially sell your expertise—the expertise of your people. That means your workforce is also the sole source of your revenue. And when you’re a fast-growing law firm like Pinsent Masons… [READ MORE]

Today’s CFOs are being pulled in all directions. And in the competitive biotech and pharmaceuticals sector, finance leaders are stretched especially thin.
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Best Practices from Finance Teams in Biotech and Pharma

Today’s CFOs are being pulled in all directions. And in the competitive biotech and pharmaceuticals sector, finance leaders are stretched especially thin. According to a 2016 EY survey, life sciences organizations—including biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical technology firms—are placing greater operational demands on their CFOs than companies in other sectors. Watch… [READ MORE]

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5 steps to launching successful rolling forecasts

Companies often spend weeks or months developing an annual plan or budget, but by the time they’re finished, the market has changed and the budget has become obsolete. There’s a better way: rolling forecasts. What is a Rolling Forecast? Instead of being once-a-year exercises, rolling forecasts happen on a regular… [READ MORE]

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Do you know the real cost of your flex capacity?

Whether it’s a one-off project or a fresh retainer, new business often sends professional services organizations scrambling to fill or expand their capacity. But when teams don’t have the right data and tools at their fingertips, the associated costs and ramp-up times of that expanded capacity can be murky at… [READ MORE]