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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 administrations and liquidations are types of insolvency practices which manifest in distinctive ways in terms of objective and application. When a business becomes insolvent, it cannot provide the financial backing to meet its contractual arrangements or pay off its d...

FOR SELLERS

How to make your business an attractive acquisition target - research from 9,000 private companies

For those who have decided to sell their business, doing the necessary research on how to attract bu...

SECTOR GUIDES

Increased threat of cyber attacks drives market for cybersecurity businesses

In the face of the growing threat of cyber attacks, it is no longer the sole responsibility of a sma...

SECTOR GUIDES

Manny Stul - EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2016

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]EY's Entrepreneur of the Year Awards is an annual celebratio...

FOR BUYERS

Buying a business for its land

Purchasing a business that has land with the potential for development is an attractive prospect for...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Next hot trend: Fintech business acquisitions

The financial technology (fintech) sector is exploding across the UK, with start-ups attracting mass...

FOR BUYERS

Buying a business for its machinery

When business is good, it’s natural to want to increase capacity. But when it comes to purchas...

DISTRESSED BUSINESSES

How to buy a business out of administration

The economy can be an unpredictable beast but what is predictable is that a number of UK businesses ...

SECTOR GUIDES

Buying opportunities and threats in the UK care home industry

Not all sectors receive the same level of interest from business buyers, and the care home industry ...

FOR BUYERS

Buy a business for its skilled staff

It’s been widely reported that a skilled staff shortage is holding back British businesses fro...

DISTRESSED BUSINESSES

Guide to company voluntary arrangements

If business owners are looking to turn around their company and relieve pressure from creditors, Com...

SECTOR GUIDES

So you want to buy a hotel?

Even in the face of political uncertainty, many sectors of the UK economy, including hospitality, ar...

FOR BUYERS

Business buyers exploit secret stamp duty loophole

For business owners, recent tax changes have thrown up an interesting loophole in property investmen...

FOR BUYERS

What now for British M&A?

The Great British public has spoken and voted for the country to exit the EU. Cameron has resigned ...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

What would Brexit mean for the business for sale marketplace?

"[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The European Union: are we in or out? Britain will make its choi...