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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...

FOR BUYERS

Success story: buying a business directly from the owner

Buying a business is an exciting and busy time. Due to the numerous complex procedures involved in...

FOR BUYERS

Without a broker: contacting a business you want to buy

You’re ambitious, filled to the brim with market research and ready to begin your hunt to buy ...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Autumn Budget: revision to Entrepreneurs’ Relief

The Autumn Budget has made some significant revisions to the definition of “personal company&r...

FOR SELLERS

Do I need a broker to sell a business?

The simple answer, no. Selling a business does not mandate a broker. As a business owner, you wil...

DEAL INSIGHT

How do you find out about distressed business opportunities?

In this video of our Deal Insight Series, Jonathan Jay talks about searching for distressed business...

FOR BUYERS

Scotland vs England: difference between insolvency processes

An often asked question is the difference in the insolvency process between Scotland and England. Al...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Growth through acquisition: Bunzl - the ultimate case study

For any business enjoying a period of strong financial performance, expanding its portfolio through ...

FOR SELLERS

Selling your Business to a Rival

When you are ready to sell your business, looking to rivals as potential buyers may be difficult to ...

DEAL INSIGHT

Buying a business out of administration

In this video of our Deal Insight Series, Jonathan Jay talks about buying a business from administra...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Boosting your Business’s Green Credentials through Acquisition

According to Larry Fink, CEO of the world’s largest asset manager BlackRock, “sustainabl...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

The need for speedy cybersecurity

Businesses are in dire need of upping their cybersecurity protocols. Earlier this month, thanks to...

FOR SELLERS

Exit strategies: plan for the door from day one

Your business is going well, even expanding. When this is the case, why consider an exit strategy? ...

FOR BUYERS

Due diligence: the legal element

Due diligence is an investigation and analysis by the buyer of the viability of your business. A val...

FOR BUYERS

Bolt-on acquisitions: can they be successful even if making a loss?

Businesses are always looking to drive growth but the companies that are set to make a killing are t...

SECTOR GUIDES

Why Cybersecurity Presents a Hot Opportunity for Business Buyers

Cybersecurity businesses across the globe are being approached by buyers wanting to take advantage o...

FOR SELLERS

Why You Should Boost Your Business’s Value Regardless of When You Plan to Sell

There’s never a bad time to focus on increasing the value of your business. Your valuation is ...