34+ Business Words That Start With F

Looking for business words that start with F to help you describe your business’s plan, mission statement, create some professional literature, etc?

If so, you’re going to get some value from the list of business-related words below.

I’ve covered a wide range of words that begin with F and cover everything from economics to entrepreneurship, to running a business, finance, and anything in between.

I’ve had to write numerous business plans, deal with business owners, and have been an entrepreneur myself for many years – so I know firsthand how powerful using the right words at the right time can be.

I hope you find the perfect words you’re looking for from the list below to add a spark to whatever business-related tasks you’re working on – good luck!

Business Words That Start With F

Facilitate – to make easier; assist the progress of.

Fear – feel anxiety on behalf of.

Federal Funds  – excess reserves that commercial banks and other financial institutions deposit at regional Federal Reserve banks.

Financial Year – the period of time covered in its annual (‘statutory’) accounts.

Fired – an employer terminates employment against the will of the worker.

Fiscal Policy – the use of taxes and government spending to achieve desirable changes in aggregate demand.

Fiscal Year – also known as the ‘tax year’. A particular fiscal year is often referred to by the numbers of the calendar years it covers.

Fixed Costs – expenses that have to be paid by a company, independent of any specific business activities.

Fixed Income – an investment approach focused on the preservation of capital and income.

Fixed-Rate Mortgage – a property loan that has a fixed interest rate for the entire term of the loan.

Flexible Mortgage – a type of mortgage that could allow you to make overpayments, underpayments, and perhaps take payment holidays to suit your financial situation.

Float – regular shares a company has issued to the public that are available for investors to trade.

Floating Charge – a charge taken over all the assets or a class of assets owned by a company or a limited liability partnership from time to time as security for borrowings or other indebtedness.

Floodgates – to allow a new situation or activity to develop and become very common.

Flourish – to achieve success: prosper a flourishing business.

Flow Chart – a graphical representation of a process or system that details the sequencing of steps required to create output.

Focus – a firm’s concentration on a single or limited range of business activities.

Foothold – a firm or secure position that provides a base for further advancement.

Forecast – the process of predicting future developments in business based on analysis of trends in past and present data.

Foreign Exchange (FOREX) – the conversion of one currency into another, or the global market in which currencies are traded.

Formula – a fixed pattern that is used to achieve consistent results.

Fortune – a very large amount of money.

Franchise  – a business that gives the right to another person or business to sell goods or services using its name.

Fraud  – when trickery is used to gain a dishonest advantage, which is often financial, over another person.

Free Market – an economic system based on supply and demand with little or no government control.

Freehold – the buyer is essentially buying both the business and underlying property.

FTSE 100 Index – share index of the 100 companies listed on the London Stock Exchange with (in principle) the highest market capitalization.

FTSE 250 – a capitalization-weighted index consisting of the 101st to the 350th largest companies listed on the London Stock Exchange.

FTSE 350 – a market capitalization-weighted stock market index made up of the constituents of the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 index.

FTSE All-Share – a capitalization-weighted index, comprising around 600 of more than 2,000 companies traded on the London Stock Exchange (LSE).

FTSE Smallcap – an index of small market capitalization companies consisting of the 351st to the 619th largest-listed companies on the London Stock Exchange main market.

Fulfillment  – the process of preparing and delivering a customer’s order.

Fund Manager – someone responsible for implementing a fund’s investment strategy and managing its trading activities.

Fundamentals – the basic skills required to address the different aspects of running an organization.

Futures – derivative financial contracts obligating the buyer to purchase an asset or the seller to sell an asset at a predetermined future date and set price.

F is a great letter to start with if you’re looking for business-related words and terms. From ‘Financial Year’ to the FTSE, there are some useful words.

I had a lot of fun putting this list together, but it’s nowhere near an exhaustive list, I’m sure.

If you know of any words I’ve missed that would be helpful to others please drop me a comment below and I’ll add them to the list, thanks!

For more professional and business words starting with different letters of the alphabet, please click any of the letters in the table below to go to that list:


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