Cash flow forecasts
We will look at this section in two parts. By way of introduction to the notion of cash and cash flow we will first look at the difference between profit and cash. People always tend to assume that they are the same, but they are far from it. Both are vital to a business, but for different reasons. Then we will look at how businesses can use cash flow forecasts to help them plan for the future and ensure they have enough cash to meet their obligations.