a cash flow problem

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a cash flow problem

A lack of money, typically due to spending more money than is being earned. After years of unaddressed cash flow problems, the company went bankrupt. I'm having a bit of a cash flow problem right now, so can I pay you back next week?
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cash flow problem

a lack of hard currency. My real estate business has a temporary cash flow problem. Due to his cash flow problem, he was unable to pay his employees that month.
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The company cited cash flow problems as a reason for not making higher pensions contributions in 2011 and 2013, but paid more than PS70million in dividends in both years.
Thousands of small firms are being pushed out of business due to late payments while others find themselves with cash flow problems.
a factoring company, has launched a new program for staffing agencies that will overcome cash flow problems and encourage business growth.
Mr Matheson added: "I am bitterly disappointed that despite RPW being identified as a major cause of the cash flow problems, it fails to understand the desperate situation of many within the farming community.
With lamb prices down 40%, grain prices struggling, finished beef on a slow burn and dairy continuing to face difficulties, many farmers in region are currently struggling with cash flow problems.
Cash flow problems, described as ''significant'', as a result of a deficit in the group's final salary pension scheme, have been blamed for the collapse.
The bank's bi-annual Business in Britain survey, which questioned more than 1,700 firms across the country, showed that 30% of firms in the region reported cash flow problems during the past six months against 26% in January.
The tribunal was told the organisation went into administration earlier this year after a lack of funding and cash flow problems.
Saab has had cash flow problems since GM sold off the brand and the company's because of missed sales targets and the company's cash flow problems caused manufacturing lines to be shut down in April over payment disputes with company suppliers.
The latest quarterly survey by the Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) north west found that concerns over lack of sales have fallen from 36% to 24% compared with the previous quarter, and cash flow problems are now affecting 14%, against 18% previously.
The company, which last year turned over around pounds 800,000, went into administration after suffering severe cash flow problems.
Go to the SourceUnderstanding how cash flow problems occur is your best defense.
We find that firms increase trade receivables when they have profitability problems, but reduce trade receivables when they have cash flow problems.
Almost a third of firms also reported cash flow problems, slightly higher than at the start of the year.
A majority of semiconductor firms are short of capital and face cash flow problems.