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07 Mar 2016

The Hidden Cost of Purchase

Posted by: Jane Gaynor A dictionary definition of hidden costs is: ‘when the full cost of ownership is not included in the purchase price, because of additional expenses, opportunity costs, unseen problems or unintended consequences.  Hidden costs can make products appear lower priced, easy Read on →

Filed under: Cost Management
03 Mar 2016

Review your costs

Posted by: Stephen Gaubert A recent business survey identified the top three overhead cost areas experiencing increased cost pressures as energy, wages and fuel. The pressure on energy and fuel prices is constant despite the reduction in the price of Read on →

Filed under: Cost Management, Energy, Fuel
04 Feb 2016

Diary of an ESOS Lead Assessor

Posted by: Nigel Collins Of the 10,000 organisations captured by the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS), 40% were still non-compliant by the 29th January extended deadline, according to this article The last few months have been a very busy time Read on →

Filed under: Uncategorized
03 Feb 2016

How Much Is Your Business Worth?

Posted by: David Gould Ah yes. Sun-drenched beach villas, cool cocktails and a new Jaguar. Is there a business owner out there who hasn’t imagined their glorious exit in a flurry of cash? Even if you have no plans to Read on →

Filed under: Cost Management