In this article in our series on the basics of Financial Forecasting, we take a look at how long your forecasts should be.
Welcome to a new series on the Brixx Blog – Forecasting Fundamentals.
In this article, we tackle the very basics, if you’re new to forecasting, start here!
Whether you’re starting or you already have a clothing business, one thing which is often overlooked is the financial forecasting aspect of it. In this article I’m going to be covering how to create a cash flow forecast for a clothing business. I’ll cover the key areas with examples of their significance in a clothing business. Then, step by step, I’m going to build a cash flow forecast!
Financial forecasting is a discipline shrouded in mysticism. How do people make predictions and why do people use it if they are never accurate? In this article we delve into these ideas and uncover why financial forecasting isn’t what you think it is.
This week we bring you a video demo of Brixx – a “back to basics” tour of the app that will teach you the fundamental principles behind Brixx so that you can get the most out of modelling in the app. Beginners welcome!
Basing your strategic business plan on a single forecast is fraught with issues in the unpredictable world we live in. You already know it’s going to be inaccurate before the ink is even dry. In order to create an effective plan of action, you need to model a range of realistic scenarios to be prepared for whichever eventuality becomes reality.
The balance sheet is packed with financial information crucial to understanding the health of your company. However, for a lot of people, it’s one of the hardest financial statements to get to grips with. Even the most fundamental pillar of the balance sheet, why it needs to balance, eludes many of us.
Get a free profit and loss template on us! Claim your template in this article, which features: equations to calculate totals, the ability to place your figures into the correct financial accounts
and creates a professional financial report with ease – rather than expertise!
In part 3 of our business planning series we tackle the dreaded financial forecast head on. You’ll pull together everything you’ve learnt in the 90 day challenge to create compelling, realistic financial projections for your startup. It’s not as scary as it seems and we’ll show you exactly what you need to do.