A great Business Plan is the Corner stone for securing funding for startups. However, not all the business owners are great in developing a compelling Business Plan. I have tried to summarize the key components of any business plan. Do give it a read and provide your feedback.
What is lean manufacturing? Lean manufacturing and a lean enterprise or business mean that the Company is focused on supplying exactly; The objective of lean manufacturing is to maximize customer value by identifying waste and eliminating it. History of Lean Manufacturing Henry Ford in 1913, constructed the first-ever production line for Ford Ts in Highland... Continue Reading →
Brain drain means the emigration of highly trained and qualified people from a particular country in search of better opportunities and living standard.
The concept of Public Private Partnership (PPP) was introduced to combine contrasting objectives i.e. public sector whose prime objective is to provide maximum service to general public whereas private sector whose main objective is to maximize profits and returns for its shareholders. There is no consensus on the definition of PPP however, the most relevant... Continue Reading →
In Numerology, Number 9 is known as the number of Universal Love, though in the International Financial Reporting Standards, IFRS 9 ‘Financial Instruments’ was certainly not welcomed with much love. After the financial crisis of 2007 and 2008, the accounting standard bodies were blamed for not adequately catering the impairment provisions of financial assets. The... Continue Reading →
There has been no clear guidance available in IFRS (accounting standards) in relation to the accounting for Capital Spares and Stand-by equipment. I have tried to summarize the interpretations used by various accounting firms and committees. Hope you find it useful.
We all have come across the recent headlines relating to inflation in Pakistan that our Consumer Price Index (CPI) based inflation increased to 9% on year on year basis. However, CPI is not the only inflation index, there are other indices as well through which inflation is being measured. Let’s see what these indices are and when are they used.
Pakistan is ranked 108 in the World Bank (WB) recently updated Ease of Doing Business Index, an improvement of 28 from the previous rank of 136. The one achievement that the PTI government can claim for itself in this troubling environment, is the improvement in the ease of doing business index. So, what actually does... Continue Reading →
For all those small investors who have invested their limited savings in stock exchange directly or indirectly (through mutual funds, etc.) have been wondering and asking their stock brokers is it the right time for investment or disinvestment or not? More often or not stock brokers come up with lollipop statements that its just a... Continue Reading →