FREE Delivery in the UK.
Only 1 left in stock (more on the way).
Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.

Dispatch to:
To see addresses, please
Please enter a valid UK postcode.
FREE Delivery on orders over £10.
Used: Very Good | Details
Sold by the book house
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: This item will be picked, packed and shipped by Amazon and is eligible for free delivery within the UK
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

The Definitive Guide to Business Finance: What smart managers do with the numbers (Financial Times Series) Paperback – 14 Dec 2006

5.0 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
"Please retry"
£14.40 £0.01
Note: This item is eligible for click and collect. Details
Pick up your parcel at a time and place that suits you.
  • Choose from over 13,000 locations across the UK
  • Prime members get unlimited deliveries at no additional cost
How to order to an Amazon Pickup Location?
  1. Find your preferred location and add it to your address book
  2. Dispatch to this address when you check out
Learn more
£27.99 FREE Delivery in the UK. Only 1 left in stock (more on the way). Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
click to open popover

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

Product details

  • Paperback: 432 pages
  • Publisher: Financial Times/ Prentice Hall; 2 edition (14 Dec. 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0273710958
  • ISBN-13: 978-0273710950
  • Product Dimensions: 17 x 2.2 x 24.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 797,626 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
    If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

  • See Complete Table of Contents

Product description

From the Back Cover

‘Aspiring managers who have trouble with crunching numbers may have found a saviour in Richard Stutely.’

The Guardian


‘… a powerful tool for anyone involved with practical financial management issues. It is a superb balance between practical tips and hints and sufficient level of detail to enable you to challenge and make progress in improving the financial and operational performance of your organisation. It consciously avoids the sterile academic debates and focuses clearly on value added ideas and initiatives. The 10 questions sections are incredibly powerful.’

Simon Rogers, Senior Consultant in Big 4 Global Professional Services Firm


Don’t let a fear of finance hold you back. Play the numbers game … and win.

If you’re a manager or entrepreneur and you’re not proficient in the basics of business finance, you simply can't do your job well. If you need to get to grips with essentials like P&L accounts, budgets and forecasting, this is the only book you'll ever need. The Definitive Guide to Business Finance is focused on getting you up to speed - fast. Richard Stutely achieves what you might think is impossible, making business finance easy with an amusing, wry and common sense style that will make you wonder what you ever worried about. 

This book is a survival toolkit on the financial essentials. It assumes no specialised prior knowledge of finance and takes a guided step-by-step approach to all the techniques and concepts you need to understand, explaining the hows, whats and whys along the way. To make things even easier, it shows you how to use basic Excel spreadsheets to do all the calculations for you. Throughout the book, Richard Stutely shoes you how to crack the jargon and unveils shortcuts, tips and tricks that will make you look like a financial wizard.

If you're not yet a whiz with the numbers, you can definitely use this book to your advantage. If you're already a whiz, you will still find something new to improve your skills. Make the numbers add up for you.

About the Author

Businessman and author Richard Stutely has written many other books including The Economist Guide to Economic Indicators (1861974671 and has written extensively for publications such as The Economist, The Accountant and The Banker

Customer reviews

5.0 out of 5 stars
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Share your thoughts with other customers
See all 4 customer reviews

Top customer reviews

on 20 May 2007
Format: Paperback
0Comment| 7 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
TOP 500 REVIEWERon 21 September 2012
Format: Paperback
0Comment| One person found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on 13 April 2010
Format: Paperback
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on 12 December 2016
Format: Paperback|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse

Most helpful customer reviews on 5.0 out of 5 stars 2 reviews
5.0 out of 5 starsFive Stars
on 12 July 2014 - Published on
Format: Paperback|Verified Purchase
5.0 out of 5 starsThorough - and thoroughly entertaining - introduction to the basics of business finance
on 21 September 2012 - Published on
Format: Paperback
Pages with related products. See and discover other items: time management, financial accounting

Where's My Stuff?

Delivery and Returns

Need Help?