Cash, credit and continuance - liquidity in the manufacturing sector

Cash, Credit and Continuance: The state of liquidity in the manufacturing sector

Since the pandemic hit, business confidence has fluctuated more rapidly than most can remember. Input cost inflation, supply shortages and liquidity issues continue to hamper the manufacturing sector’s recovery. Our survey and subsequent report run in partnership with Make UK brings together the thoughts of more than 200 manufacturers from across the UK. 

Senior manufacturing leaders gave their views on: 

  • the severity of the financial damage to hit their business since the outbreak of COVID-19; 
  • the financial risks that are of utmost concern to them now; and 
  • the actions they plan on taking to protect their organisation and optimise their cash position. 
 

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The rocky road ahead for manufacturers

The manufacturing industry in the UK has endured its worst downturn in over thirty years and this is having a negative impact on cashflow. Read on for practical steps industry leaders should consider when reviewing their liquidity. 


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The rocky road ahead for manufacturers
Diversity in debt solutions available to manufacturers

Diversity in debt solutions available to manufacturers

Debt is rising in the manufacturing industry and the majority in the sector have confirmed they plan on borrowing more. Discover the wide variety of lending and funding solutions available to the industry and why the classic high street bank should not be the only port of call.

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Optimising your cash position with R&D tax incentives 

The manufacturing sector is facing a financial tipping point caused by current market conditions and liquidity is becoming a concern for many. Find out how innovation relief can help to improve your cash position.

 

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Optimising your cash position with R&D tax incentives
Lean manufacturing principles remain key to supply chain overhaul

Lean manufacturing principles remain key to supply chain overhaul

Global supply chains have faced what some thought might be, short lived disruption. However, as issues persist, supply chain resilience is being tested. Read on for key lessons from lean manufacturing principles to improve your cost savings. 

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Economic conditions to remain challenging for manufacturers throughout 2022

The manufacturing sector is facing headwinds in the form of input cost inflation, supply shortages and liquidity issues, but there are reasons for cautious optimism. Discover why strong growth awaits those manufacturers that navigate the current storm.   

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Fertile conditions await manufacturers that weather supply chain challenges
Cash, Credit and Continuance webinars

Our manufacturing webinar series

Watch our on-demand webinars, run in partnership with Make UK, where we discuss the risks, short term priorities and what to consider for the future.

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