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  • Business sales - attributes and barriers - mid-level management
    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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  • When should I have my business valued?
    21st January 2019

    When should I have my business valued?

    Understanding the value of your business is key to effective decision-making and there are situations where a business owner “must have” a business valuation. There are also situations where a valuation is 'advisable' but, essentially, business valuations remain a mix of science and art.
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  • What are the three main barriers to overcome for a successful MBO?
    17th January 2019

    What are the three main barriers to overcome for a successful MBO?

    Succession is a difficult bridge to cross in the life of a business owner. For businesses which have a management team who are not the owners, a Management Buyout (‘MBO’) can become an attractive avenue for all parties involved.
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  • Update on proposed changes to Entrepreneurs’ Relief
    8th January 2019

    Update on proposed changes to Entrepreneurs’ Relief

    The recent Budget announcement proposed changes to the definition of “personal company” for entrepreneurs’ relief (ER) purposes. The initially proposed changes were unexpected and complex but the Government has announced welcome amendments to the proposed changes.
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  • How to prepare for a visit from The Inspector of Taxes
    21st December 2018

    How to prepare for a visit from The Inspector of Taxes

    An Inspector of Taxes has various rights of entry available when wishing to inspect your business premises to ensure that you pay the “right amount of tax”. What do you need to be aware of should an Inspector come knocking at your business premises.
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