From the Back Cover
Whatever your profession there is one certainty of business life: you will never get to the top of any business, any public sector organisation or any charity without a confident understanding of the financial figures. If you want to get ahead, do the sums and buy Jos book!
Squadron Leader John Peters MBA, RAF Rtd, leadership and business coach, author of Tornado Down
This book de-jargons complex financial concepts and is jam-packed with practical tips. A must read for entrepreneurs.
Kate Bassett, editor of Real Business
If youre looking for a book on finance for business, then this is definitely the book for you. Jo Haigh is quite simply world-class in this space.
Steve Gilroy, Chief Executive at Visage, the worlds largest CEO network
How can you develop the skills to understand the finances of your business? Whats the best way to start taking a proactive role in managing the capital of your company, rather than taking a what happened position?
The Financial Times Guide to Finance for Non-Financial Managers will give you the confidence to ask the right business questions, make the correct finance decisions and competently speak the language of commerce to your colleagues, managers, customers and stakeholders. Written by an experienced CFO, the book shows you how to:
- Understand finance and financial reports
- Communicate more coherently and comprehensively with financially astute colleagues and stakeholders
- Be better positioned to understand the health of your business
- Take a more proactive role in achieving business goals
About the Author
Jo Haigh is Head of Corporate Finance and a Partner at ATF Group Ltd and Head of Corporate Finance for MGR, an accountancy and financial management firm. Jo has been the Institute of Directors (IOD) Business Adviser of the Year and Business Woman of the Year and is the author The Business Rules; Buying and Selling a Business and Tales from the Glass Ceiling. All published by Piatkus/LittleBrown.