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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

Government proposes changes to Entrepreneurs Relief

The government is close to making changes to Entrepreneurs Relief that could save you a fortune when...

FOR BUYERS

Why Amazon has sparked a wave of online food store M&A

Going to the supermarket is turning out to be a 21st century activity, if the latest industry trends...

FOR BUYERS

Full Speed Ahead - M&A Trends for 2018

The beginning of the year brings with it a raft of reports from the big investment banks that hope t...

FOR BUYERS

Business Acquistions in Scotland

Scottish businesses are hot property for national and international buyers looking to extend their r...

DEAL INSIGHT

Buying a business with the sale in mind

In this video of our Deal Insight series, we talk to Jonathan Jay about exit strategies and buying a...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

How the green economy will shape business acquisition

Though first coined as a term in 1989, the concept of a green economy - one which serves not only to...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Post Brexit Focus – Burgeoning Export Markets

A number of countries are enjoying population and economic growth at the moment, creating new market...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Almost a quarter launch businesses with a sale in mind

Almost a quarter of entrepreneurs starting their own businesses do so with the aim of selling the bu...

DEAL INSIGHT

What advisors do you need when buying a business?

Having the right advice when buying a business is really important, so in this video of our Deal Ins...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

2017: A Record Number of Global Business Acquisitions

Fact: 2017 was the biggest ever in terms of numbers of mergers and acquisitions across the globe. Da...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Where is the UK construction industry headed? Opportunities & threats in 2018 and beyond

The UK’s construction industry has dominated newspaper headlines in recent months. Some read t...

DISTRESSED BUSINESSES

The 2018 business turnaround cheatsheet

There are a number of signs that indicate the health of your business may be in trouble, and many sm...

FOR BUYERS

Renewable energy sector ripe for M&A activity

There has been a significant shift towards renewable energy investment in recent years and the appet...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

How acquisition & innovation created a market leader

Luxury online department store The Hut Group, who claims to have invented the 'multi-website re...

SECTOR GUIDES

Brewers' Bounty: the rise of microbreweries

We all know a friend who has tried to make their own beer in a home-rigged brewery: more often than ...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Corporates still hungry for SME acquisitions

Why spend on R&D when acquiring a ready-made, smaller company can provide the product, service, tech...