Business reports are used by business leaders to manage their businesses everyday. Some of the reports are used by high level managers and some are used by the lower level managers, but all these reports are necessary and provide information and guidance.
Businesses are as diverse
as the people that own
and run them. For this reason, business reports will vary. But, there
is some convention to reports for corporations, especially when the
company relies on bankers and other investors for investment capital.
Before a bank will lend money to a business, it will require a
long-range business plan. This plan is needed so that the loan
can have information to determine if the company will be able to repay
The reports listed below can be clicked on to see more detail about each one. These reports have to do mainly with planning and forecasting. There are also cost reports that a company will use to look at production or operations information.