Internal IT: development and maintenance of software in the group of companies
Quite often, we see an “internal IT company” in the business structure, which performs a different range of functions - from developing on the 1C platform or writing proprietary warehouse…

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The second wave of coronavirus: what should businesses do?
More than half of entrepreneurs have not yet recovered from the first wave of coronavirus, and experts are already predicting a new outbreak. We tell you whether it is possible…

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Someone turned in a report for you: how scammers use business to their advantage
Some entrepreneurs outsource bookkeeping to professionals to keep records and submit reports. This is a normal situation. But sometimes reports are submitted by unknown people. This is an abnormal situation…

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The second rule of building a group of companies without signs of artificial fragmentation.
The second rule concerns what tax lawyers and consultants usually call a “business goal”, which taxpayers often start looking for exactly at the moment when they receive a notification about…

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Management company for business: opportunities, options and risks
The inclusion of a management company in the legal business model is a common phenomenon. As a rule, the management staff of a business is one and it is impossible…

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3 business analysis questions

Planning is the foundation of any business. Individual planned indicators or industry averages can be used as base ones. To understand whether the intermediate, final performance indicators for the reporting period correspond to these indicators, business analysis allows. Its results are taken into account when making managerial decisions.

Business analysis allows you to identify white spots in the conduct and  or accounting of financial and economic activities. He also solves the problem of finding reserves to eliminate errors and implement new projects. In addition, timely analytics contributes to effective financial result planning. Continue reading

The third rule for building a group of companies without signs of artificial fragmentation.

Let’s turn to business process notation again. Earlier we decided on the inputs, the activity itself, and the outputs (goals). However, in arbitration practice on artificial fragmentation of a business, there are several criteria at once for charges related to management and ownership. Rule # 3 is about management and owners.

What’s wrong here:

in order to avoid interdependence between the companies of the group, so-called proxies are introduced into the ownership structure – nominal, that is, they do not really participate in business processes, packaged in a specific legal entity. Continue reading

How to get through the off-season without cash gaps

In the spring and summer, the company had strong sales, and in late autumn, winter and early spring it had to take out loans and overdrafts. They figured out how to fix it, and in just three months they assembled an airbag for six months.

Our hero company is a manufacturing and construction business. Demand directly depends on the work of construction sites, therefore, as soon as they start active work, the company starts earning. And when the construction site freezes, the company takes loans and credits. This went on for 7 years – during the idle period, the company took loans, and then in the season paid them and interest. Continue reading

Types of cash flows: operating, investment, financial
You count the money at the end of the month and see that the expenses are more than the income, which means that it has gone into negative territory. I…

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The first rule of building a group of companies without signs of artificial fragmentation
Let's remember what we know about business processes? They have a beginning and an end, that is, they have boundaries in time. There is an “exit”, to which a unique…

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10 mistakes entrepreneurs make in purchasing
Procurement is not only participation in tenders, but also simply the purchase of goods necessary for a business. Purchasing departments or managers play an important role in a company's business…

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