Would your company pass a fitness test?

Tutty, Robin
March 2000
Cabinet Maker;03/24/2000, Issue 5180, p8
Trade Publication
Gives advice on the use of a legal audit to identify the weaknesses of a company. Evaluation of the structure and constitution of a business; Examination of the property liabilities; Disadvantage of overdraft financing to companies needing working capital.


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