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Often they don't spot it early enough and it's often dangerous for directors to ignore some of the warning signs.
They get into difficulties for many different reasons, they may be in a recession hit sector, they may not control their working capital facilities very well, they may have inadequate or inappropriate working capital facilities.
They may be a poor management team. There are lots and lots of different reasons why businesses can find themselves in financial difficulties.
Sometimes it's the fault of the management team and sometimes it's outside of their control.
Ultimately what causes businesses to reach the point of failure is that they run out of cash, that is the case in the vast majority of the circumstances we see.
Other causes may be, for example in the current environment where leading up to 2007, for example, we saw banks lending quite aggressively, now they may be... they have lending assets which have decreased I value. And so companies may, for example, have failed their banking covenants and that's a potential risk for failure as well.
But often it's the cash, cash running out, not being able to pay the VAT bill or the rent or the wages.