Nothing stops a company in its tracks faster than running short of working capital. the prolonged credit crunch has put a high priority on companies sorting out their refinancing well in advance. It has also forced many to think long and hard about both internal and external sources of cash to bolster their capital, particularly since there still seems to be plenty of anecdotal evident that bank lending continues to be difficult for companies to obtain.
Marks & Spencer is to cut more than 500 head office jobs and move hundreds of IT and logistics staff out of London in a bid to cut costs, as the retailer continues to post falling sale
European companies are struggling to register sustainable improvements in working capital performance, writes Neil Johnson
Debt financing opportunities are getting ever more interesting, writes Antony Perring, CFO of LEON
During Brexit, cash flow is your only certainty, explains Michael Facey, head of marketing and product management, OnGuard