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​Selling your business to a competitor

If you’ve made the decision to sell your business – perhaps to take advantage of a fresh opportunity or because you feel you’ve taken it as ...


How do you assess a business’s growth potential?

When you’re scouring the market for the perfect business to buy, you’ll be mindful of the need to assess any prospective purchase for its ab...


Best business tools for 2019

With a new year already underway, it’s always good to pause, take stock and review your business strategy. In addition to analysing performa...


How do I find a business to buy?

More people than ever are taking the plunge into entrepreneurship. If you’ve already carefully weighed the pros and cons and still love the ...


What’s the right business for me?

While buying a business has to make sound financial sense, your decision won’t rest entirely on how well the figures stack up. It’s importan...


When is the best time to sell your business?

It’s a tricky subject and there’s no simple answer that will apply to every business because, as a prospective seller, you’ll have to weigh ...


Who should I trust to value my business?

Every business owner should have an idea of how much their business is worth – especially if they’re contemplating selling up at some stage....


Can Independent Shops Survive Today's Online Culture?

Recent studies have found that independent shop openings are continuing to grow in the majority of the UK, as major chains and brands contin...


Rules and regulations of coffee shops – know before you buy

The last couple of decades have seen a move towards a more established café culture in the UK. While the high street is still dominated by b...


How to value your business

Whether you’re valuing your business to sell or for investment purposes, in order to arrive at a fair market price, it’s important to be as ...


How to sell a small business without a broker

Taking the decision to sell your business often involves a lot of soul-searching – but it’s only half the story. Your next big hurdle will b...


How to sell a fish and chip shop

Britain is the home of fish and chips. As an island nation, our love of freshly caught fish, simply cooked, is enduring – which is why, wher...


How to buy a convenience store

Despite changing shopping habits over the years, the convenience store still retains an important place in every local community. An evoluti...


How to assess business potential

Entrepreneurs looking to buy a business often rely on their gut feeling in the first instance. Broadly speaking, there’s nothing wrong with ...


How much will it cost to sell my business?

Making the decision to sell your business is a big step. The next hurdle to negotiate is often the most difficult one, though: how to market...

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