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  • 27th February 2019

    Business sales – attributes and barriers – poor records or lack of information

    My sixth and final blog in this series on business sales considers the information you may need to provide when selling your business.

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  • 20th February 2019

    Business sales – attributes and barriers – trading with associated companies

    My fifth blog in this series on business sales examines potential trading with associated companies and how it could impact on its marketability and the sales process.

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  • 13th February 2019

    Business sales – attributes and barriers – complex structures

    My fourth blog in this series on business sales considers the structure within your business and the possible impact on its marketability.

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  • 6th February 2019

    Business sales – attributes and barriers – planning and stagnation

    My third blog in this series on business sales looks at the history and ongoing plans of your business and the possible impact on its marketability.

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  • 30th January 2019

    Business sales – attributes and barriers – contracts and flexibility

    My second blog in this series on business sales looks at the flexibility of your business and its dependence on customers or suppliers prior to a business sale and the possible impact on its marketability.

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  • 23rd January 2019

    Business sales – attributes and barriers – mid-level management

    Your business is great, it would be a lucrative purchase for the right buyer who can take it forward and reap the benefits of future ownership and control. You know that’s true, but how do you convince the buyer, which in turn helps you achieve the desired, higher, price for your business.

    In this first blog I look at mid-level management, or potentially the lack of it.

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  • 7th September 2015

    The benefits of planning for the sale of your business

    When looking at your long term goals, which may include your retirement and exit planning, if you own a business it is always worth keeping one eye on the “end game” and what value it might have should you choose to sell it one day.

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  • 19th May 2020

    Employee ownership – coming to a business near you

    “How would you like to sell your business for market value and pay ZERO tax?” It is a question that would always have ignited the interest of a business owner.

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  • 10th April 2018

    Company sales – are you sure of the price you are getting?

    It has not been an easy decision, you have agonised over whether this is the right time to sell the business which you have been building up for years, but you have accepted an offer.

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  • 15th January 2018

    Business outlook 2018 – what are the prospects for the year ahead?

    As businesses around the country open their doors for the first time in 2018, many stakeholders will be turning their attentions away from Christmas festivities and towards their plans for the year ahead.

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