Updating your Discount rate

Modified on Thu, 15 Sep 2022 at 05:02 PM

Only Platform Owners have access to this setting.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Acclaim Ideas has included the investment appraisal metrics to assist clients, but they are indicative only and clients should not rely on them, but form their own judgment. No representation, warranty, assurance or undertaking (whether express or implied) is given by Sopheon and no responsibility or liability is accepted by Sopheon (or its officers or employees) regarding the adequacy, accuracy, completeness or reliability of the investment appraisal metrics. In particular, no representation, warranty, assurance or undertaking is given as to the achievement or reasonableness of any projections, estimates, prospects or returns on investment contained, referred, suggested or implied in, to or from any such metrics.

Your discount rate is used in Net Present Value calculations.

This figure will be specific to your organisation, so we can't advise on what this should be set at. As a guide, the HM treasury use a value of 3.5% on all projects. You might wish to check in with your Finance/Accounts team for guidance if you're not sure.

To update it, head to Settings:

And click on "Discount rate".

When you're happy with your change, simply click Save.

Further reading

Reviewing your Investment Appraisal

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