Publications

Corporate strategy

This extensive new reference work covers every topic of relevance for the Company Secretary and Company Director. It provides structured answers and expert guidance on a vast range of frequently asked – and less frequently asked – questions.

£29.00 / €41.00

This book explains how to start or buy, then develop and sell, a business in order to realise capital and personal wealth.

£19.99 / €23.99 / $38.95

This Report provides essential tips and guidance when choosing and using lawyers and other professional advisers and helps ensure you better understand the process and what exactly you are buying

Buying Professional Services

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£29.00 / €41.00

Positive, provoking and profit-driven, here are over 100 ideas to challenge your preconceptions and to help you build your business to be stronger, fitter and quicker.

£14.99 / €17.99 / $29.00

Understand your Company articles and Company constitution. This Report is written in an easy-to-understand style and provides an in-depth appreciation of such things as all the model articles, the default provision, the resolutions that may be part of the constitution…

Company Articles and Company Constitution

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£29.00 / €41.00

A much-needed book that addresses the unique concerns of professionals who wish to sell their services successfully and to feel comfortable in doing so.

£19.99 / €23.99 / $29.95

This Report will help you to understand the key practical and legal issues, achieve consensus and involvement at all levels, understand and implement TUPE regulations and identify the documentation that needs to be drafted or reviewed within the context of a merger, acquisition or disposal.

Trade secrets of how to achieve a golden goodbye. This book is a clear and canny explanation of all the steps required to maximise your profit on selling all or part of your business: grooming the business, choosing the right time and advisers and negotiating the sale.

Exit Right

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£35.00 / €41.99

The Freedom of Information Act gives companies and individuals important powers to request information from public bodies. Are you equipped to take advantage and to protect yourself?

Freedom of Information Act in Practice: 2008

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£49.00 / €69.00

A one-stop guide to the world’s most important thinkers and writers on business strategy. It expertly summarises all the key strategic concepts and analyses the pro’s and con’s of many of the key theories in practice.

Gurus on Business Strategy

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£6.43 / €11.99 / $15.99

Explores the impact and significance of e-business as illustrated by the work and thinking of key players in the field. An accessible guide and ideal introduction for business people who are looking to make optimal and profitable use of e-business.

‘A more than useful book to help cope with the overwhelming impact of the e-world.’
Business Executive

£14.99 / €17.99 / $23.95

This specially commissioned report sets out what the latest legislation says and what it means, its impact on the organization as a whole and on the IT group specifically, and how to implement an effective IT governance initiative in your company.

IT Governance

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£49.00 / €69.00

Climate change poses a serious threat to the continuity and prosperity of organizations: serious disruption in business activities and a permanent cut in output.

£19.99 / €23.99 / $35.00

It’s not surprising that reputation has moved to the centre of strategic thinking. But how many companies know how to manage or measure it – let alone have a reputation strategy? Far too few.
Now this expert, readable and practical report puts that right.

Managing Corporate Reputation

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£49.00 / €69.00

Practical techniques for profiling your business and the competition, analysing the market, mastering strategic thinking, positioning for marketplace success, option appraisal and strategic decision-making, as well as implementing and managing change.

Mastering Business Planning and Strategy

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£6.26

A concise guide on how to master the essential techniques: financial accounting, budgetary control and management accounting, sources of capital, financial analysis, principles and structure of financial management and techniques for strategic and tactical decision-making.

£16.99 / €20.99 / $27.95

Without a grasp of what true leadership implies you cannot hope to develop a really effective team. The this book shows what distinguishes truly high-achieving teams from the rest of the pack.

Mastering Leadership

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£7.31

A practical guide to taking part in mediation, for the use of lawyers, accountants, surveyors and other professionals who take in part in mediating disputes, but also of value for individuals who are taking part in mediation.

Mediation: a practical guide

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£29.99

This Report will help you understand the key practical and legal issues, achieve consensus and involvement at all levels, understand and implement TUPE regulations and identify the documentation that needs to be drafted or reviewed within the context of a merger, acquisition or disposal.

£29.00 / €41.00

Navigating the Rivers of Cash is a practical business book in which the author seeks to inspire ambitious business leaders and entrepreneurs to create and build exceptional businesses with a sustainable purpose in society.

Navigating the Rivers of Cash

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£19.99 / €28.00 / $31.00

Provides entrepreneurs with a practical guide on how to set and manage the pricing of both products and services. It outlines the process of deriving a pricing strategy first, then monitoring the profit implications of the pricing decisions made. In a climate of market instability, the skilful use of pricing strategies has never been more important.

Practical Pricing for Results

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£7.16

This book has the power to guide, to motivate and to inspire you to become seriously richer and happier, regardless of whether you are in dire financial straights or already wealthy. It has been written to channel your imagination and to galvanize you into action.

Serious Money

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£9.99 / $17.95

Learn from an expert and discover the keys to developing and implementing a strategic account plan. Master the crucial steps of key account planning, the keys to analysing customer relationships and the special techniques of bonding mechanisms.

Strategic Customer Planning

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This essential Report provides an introduction to the ‘new’ topic of strategic planning in public relations. The aim is to provide you with valuable tips and techniques to improve your PR and campaign planning.

Using a real company case history, Norton Paley explains the techniques of building a strategic business plan; he then shows you how to develop a one-year tactical section and links it to the strategic section. Packed with case histories and checklists.

Successful Business Planning

Paperback

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£19.99 / €23.99 / $29.95

A major new reference work in A-Z format covering the scientific, economic and legal issues facing all types of organisation

The A-Z of the Environment

Ring-bound

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£65.00 / €78.99

This new 14th edition of the best-selling Company Director’s Desktop Guide provides an indispensable guide to the key issues and liabilities faced by all company directors. Fully revised and updated to reflect the latest changes in legislation, it includes checklists, charts and summaries throughout.

The Company Director's Desktop Guide

Ring-bound

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£95.00

This new edition is fully up-to-date with all the latest law and practice. An expert and accessible guide to the complex duties, rights and responsibilities of this crucial role, packed with valuable checklists, summaries and do’s and don’ts.

The Company Secretary's Desktop Guide

Ring-bound

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£95.00

Far too many pension trustees – even in large funds – have an inadequate understanding of investment and financial markets. This book – tailored specifically for pension fund trustees – fills an important knowledge gap.

£20.00 / €23.99 / $48.95

Pension trustees face a maze of legislation and regulations as never before. The need for expert, accessible advice has never been greater.

The Pension Trustees Handbook

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£7.31

In this invaluable new Briefing one of the City’s most successful deal-makers distils 40 years’ experience as both principal and advisor.

Trade Secrets of Business Acquisitions

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£49.00 / €69.00

If you’re like most people, you’ll only get one chance to sell your business and to capitalise on years of hard work and planning. You can either fluff it, or make sure you get the best possible advisor and become financially secure for life, and possibly very rich. This report shows you how to make your business ‘investor-ready’ for maximum capital return.

Trade Secrets of Business Disposals

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£49.00 / €69.00

This inspirational book provides a refreshing approach to making the decisions that affect both your business and personal life and your level of success. Working Smarter is more than just a time management philosophy or system – it’s a way of structuring your life, your work and your goals that is more sustainable, more enjoyable and less stressful than any other method.

Working Smarter

Paperback

£14.99 / €17.99 / $29.00

This book provides a framework for understanding any culture in the world, offering strategies and tactics for getting people from different countries on your side, and detailing the knowledge you need to make the right impression and avoid giving offence.

World Business Cultures - A Handbook

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£7.37