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Profit or Cash - Which is the more important?

Who was it that wrote “In this life one thing counts, in the bank large amounts”?  Achieving that is easier said than done, and we certainly wouldn’t advocate petty theft in order to achieve it, however, it does describe a reality of life!  Yes, profitability is important – but, it is running out of cash that could bring a business to an end!
So, having prepared forecasts that show that your business is going to return a profit, the next, vital, step is ensuring that there will be sufficient cash available to enable the business to trade.
The factors that influence the level of funding required are all too familiar to anyone running a business.  They include: -

There are various ways that these issues can be handled.  Clearly negotiating with suppliers and customers would be the first thought although many are not open to discussions on this subject.  Also, you would, as a matter of course, consider the manufacturing process to assess the minimum stock and capital requirement to operate efficiently. Again, though, this can be difficult to predict with certainty.  Invoice Finance may be an approach worth considering as it can provide a solution to these challenges that can supplement the other efforts.  
The added benefits invoice finance brings are: -  

Additionally, protection against bad debts is available. This option can give added security and peace of mind.

Why not call us for a no-charge, no-obligation chat about the options that are available and how these can help your business progress?


Ian Jones (Head of Business Development) on 0161 438 8555 or 07801 858737, or

Stephen Devonport (Business Development Manager) on 0161 438 8555


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