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Share of businesses seeking external finance for cash flow in the UK 2018, by reason

Which of these describe the reason for seeking external finance for cash flow?

by James Cherowbrier, last edited Oct 30, 2019
Share of businesses seeking external finance for cash flow in the UK 2018, by reason This statistic illustrates the share respondents reasons for seeking external finance for their companies cash flow in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018. It can be seen that the majority or businesses surveyed (60 percent) stated that they sought external finance for working capital to fund general growth, whilst 42 percent of respondents stated that they sought external finance to cover a short term gap due to unexpected expenses.
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Which of these describe the reason for seeking external finance for cash flow?

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