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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

The pros and cons of an IPO: should you go public?

In the case of an ‘us’ versus ‘them’ for a company, it's all about &lsq...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

5 reasons why collaboration grows the bottom line

As a business owner, you will be looking at ways to grow your business and increase the bottom line....

FOR SELLERS

Due Diligence: A Seller’s Perspective

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

FOR BUYERS

Reaching Your Potential Without an IPO

Alternative sources of funding for those not ready for an IPO A great number of businesses look in...

DEAL INSIGHT

What advice would you give to someone selling their first business?

In this video of our Deal Insight Series, we talk to Jonathan Jay gives his advice to first time bus...

FOR BUYERS

Why Staff are Key to a Successful Acquisition

More often than not, when you buy an existing business, it has staff members. While it’s easy ...

FOR BUYERS

Company acquisitions: assets versus shares

Buying a business can be an exciting time but did you know there are different ways to buy a company...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

What is invoice financing?

Invoice financing is a funding option for a continuing business or start-up without necessarily appr...

DEAL INSIGHT

When is the right time to sell a business?

In this video of our Deal Insight Series, we talk to Jonathan Jay about the right time to sell a bus...

FOR BUYERS

The top 10 questions to ask a seller before buying a business

There are many things to consider when purchasing an existing business. However, one of the best sou...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

What’s Driving Deals in 2018?

How business buyers’ motivations are changing Although M&A activity has generally been growin...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Using Invoice Financing to Fund Acquisitions

Funding an acquisition with the use of invoice financing may not be something you have considered be...

FOR BUYERS

The due diligence process

Are you looking to buy a business or merge with another company? If so, you should conduct a due dil...

FOR BUYERS

Buying a company: Know who you’re buying from

When purchasing a business, it is not only important to consider what business you are buying, it is...

DISTRESSED BUSINESSES

How does the winding-up petition process work?

With the number of winding-up petitions on the rise - Business Sale Report data shows a 28 per cent ...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

M&A auction tactics - preparation is the key

As M&A auctions grow in popularity among owners wanting to offload divisions or entire businesses, a...