• Service: Audit, Advisory, Tax
  • Type: Publication series
  • Date: 1/11/2011

The Importance of Preserving Cash in a Downturn 

The effects of the credit crunch on working capital have been wide-ranging and severe, leaving CFOs scrambling to respond. Understandably in an emergency, short-term fixes have carried the day, but are they sustainable? The importance of preserving cash in a downturn combines the results of a survey of over 500 CFOs in the U.S., U.K. and Europe and a range of interviews with a number of leading organisations.

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  • Surviving the crunch
  • Improved visibility and control
  • Incentives and disincentives
  • The route to continuous improvement