The Cash Flow News Weekly

So, what’s been happening in the cash flow world this week? Christmas Cashflow Crisis for Barratts High street shoe retailer Barratts is in danger of entering administration for the second time in two years. According to The Sunday Times, company owner Michael Ziff is understood to be consulting various financiers and asset-based lenders to secure funding in order to purchase stock for the Christmas period. The company entered administration in December 2011 – resulting in the loss of over 2000 jobs and over 100 stores – but Ziff turned it around with a successful cash … Continue reading

The Cash Flow News Weekly

Happy Monday everyone! Let’s have a look at the recent Small Business headlines… British SMEs lacking cash flow – and skills Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UK have identified a lack of cash flow, limited access to growth capital and shortages of skills as the biggest factors affecting their businesses – over the past two years. The research, which was complied by the Association of Charted Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the institute of Management Accountants (ICA) found that those worrying about shortages of skills were nearly all British.¬†Cash flow was unsurprisingly also an … Continue reading