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A guide to Entrepreneurs’ Relief

FOR BUYERS

While the tax break has encountered criticism from some quarters, many entrepreneurs swear by it as both a well-deserved reward for hard work, a stimulus for starting businesses and an invaluable part of an ambitious exit strategy. Even while announcing that he would cut it, Sunak admitted that Entrepreneurs’ Relief reflected something “risk-taking” in the UK’s entrepreneurial spirit. So, what is Entrepreneurs’ Relief? What are its benefits to entrepreneurs and soc...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Staying competitive: technology for your business

Innovation in tech is expected to continue into 2019. As an entrepreneur, this presents opportunitie...

FOR BUYERS

Will your business scale up through acquisition in 2019?

During a year of tremendous political and economic uncertainty, the mergers and acquisitions market ...

FOR BUYERS

Buying a Business Without a Broker

It has become increasingly possible to buy a business direct from the seller, without the use of a b...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Administration vs Liquidation: what’s the difference?

In your everyday usage, you may find that the terms “administration” and “liquidat...

DEAL INSIGHT

What is the most challenging aspect of buying a distressed business?

In this video of our Deal Insight Series, Jonathan Jay talks about some of the challenges you face w...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Business trends to watch out for in 2019

It’s a new year and you’ve probably set up some resolutions for your business as well as...

FOR BUYERS

Using an earn-out agreement in a business sale

Simply put, an earn-out agreement is a contractual prearrangement in an acquisition which mandates t...

DISTRESSED BUSINESSES

Buying a business in debt

Every business decision carries an element of risk. It's understandable, then, when looking to ...

DEAL INSIGHT

When buying a distressed business, how do you weigh up the risks?

In this video of our Deal Insight Series, Jonathan Jay talks about weighing in the risks when buying...

FOR BUYERS

When is the right time for an entrepreneur to step back after selling the business?

New research from Livingstone Partners has found that three quarters of entrepreneurs want to contin...

FOR BUYERS

Technological convergence - is buying into technology the future?

Technology is part of almost everything consumers do. This has resulted in a seismic shift in the ki...

FOR BUYERS

What to watch out for when buying a business

Helping you to identify and avoid the possible pitfalls Buying a business is both exciting and chal...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

M&A insurance: Are you covered?

Buying or selling a business comes with great rewards, but those involved know that making an acquis...

DISTRESSED BUSINESSES

Find distressed business opportunities at the right time

When you first hear ‘distressed’ business, you may be thinking this is a business that i...

FOR BUYERS

Can Buying a Direct-to-Consumer Business Help You Attract New Markets?

The news is full of sad stories about UK high streets falling into disrepair as shoppers turn their ...

FOR SELLERS

How to Value and Sell a SaaS Business

Valuing and selling SaaS businesses isn’t straightforward. In fact, in the small business spac...