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Cash keeps business in business. However healthy the order book and profit margin, if a business runs out of cash it won’t be able to pay its suppliers, its wages, or its overheads and it will fail. Can you answer yes to all these questions? Do you have sufficient cash or finance availability to meet commitments as they fall due? Are you confident that this will remain the case for the foreseeable future? Do you have, and update regularly, a cash flow forecast to ensure you stay within your financing facilities? Are your major customers paying you promptly and not