If your business has survived the last 18 months of uncertainty you may be hoping that activity will soon return to “normal” levels.
But there is still a good deal of uncertainty about the future given the number of issues facing businesses.
The supply chain has been disrupted, both because of the pandemic and in the UK a shortage of HGV drivers following the decision to leave the EU. Surveys from the CBI lobby group show the worst manufacturing supply chain disruption since at least 1977.
Recruitment of suitably qualified staff and shortages of materials are also an issue even if a business can afford them.
Then, the Furlough help ends completely at the end of September and the Covid loans are having to be repaid.
All in all, making decisions about the future of your business is far from easy.
Some time ago I suggested the use of heuristics as a method of help in decision making in times of uncertainty and you can see my article here:
Above all, it is more than ever important to manage your cash flow to aid your decision making and there is a free tool for you to download that can help you: