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Is your business prepared for Brexit?

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

There is, without a doubt, a huge amount of uncertainty shrouding Brexit and its impact on the UK and, most significantly, its relationship with the EU going forward. Matters relating to the economy and finance, immigration and bo...continue reading


What financial and legal documents do I need when buying a business?

HOW-TO GUIDES

Buying a business can be a complex process, but there are a number of documents that can be used to guide your purchase to ensure your financial and legal position is secure. No doubt you’ll find yourself surrounded by a m...continue reading


How to Pay the Right Price for a Subscription-Based Business

FOR BUYERS

From a business buyer’s perspective, what are the attractions of a subscription-based business? The buyer can count on sales coming in from the get-go. Recurring revenue means guaranteed cash flow, the life blood of any bu...continue reading


M&A Market Continues to Thrive Towards End of 2018 - Could Stronger Headwinds be Coming Our Way?

FOR BUYERS

BDO’s Private Company Price Index/Private Equity Price Index (PCPI/PEPI) quarterly report for the fourth quarter of 2018 shows an increase in the value of deals being done towards the end of last year. In fact, the final qua...continue reading


Staying competitive: technology for your business

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Innovation in tech is expected to continue into 2019. As an entrepreneur, this presents opportunities for you, but also a number of potential hurdles. Even if your company is already a leader in cutting-edge technology, to maint...continue reading


Will your business scale up through acquisition in 2019?

FOR BUYERS

During a year of tremendous political and economic uncertainty, the mergers and acquisitions market continued to thrive. While many people across the US and Europe sat glued to their phones and TVs, with their lives on hold as the...continue reading


Buying a Business Without a Broker

FOR BUYERS

It has become increasingly possible to buy a business direct from the seller, without the use of a broker. Below we look at this option in a little more detail. Finding a business to buy without a broker Perhaps the most challe...continue reading


Administration vs Liquidation: what’s the difference?

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

In your everyday usage, you may find that the terms “administration” and “liquidation” are used interchangeably. However, these terms mean two very different things in a business environment. Indeed, both...continue reading


Business trends to watch out for in 2019

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

It’s a new year and you’ve probably set up some resolutions for your business as well as goals and targets after a review of 2018. But before you finalise anything, it’s important to keep abreast of those trends ...continue reading


Using an earn-out agreement in a business sale

FOR BUYERS

Simply put, an earn-out agreement is a contractual prearrangement in an acquisition which mandates that the seller receives additional compensation if the business reaches its discussed financial goals over a specific time frame f...continue reading


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