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Valuing business assets

If you’re buying or selling a business – or need a valuation for investment or insurance purposes – you’ll need to weigh the value of any bu...


How can you get a great-value buy?

If you’re looking to buy a business, you’ll be keen to get the best deal possible. No-one wants to feel they’ve paid too much or that they’v...


Do’s and Don’ts when selling your business

If you want to sell your business as quickly as you can and for the best price possible, you’ll need to prepare thoroughly and stay on top o...


Do you have what it takes to run a business?

For many of us, running our own business is the ultimate dream. What’s not to love? No boss breathing down your neck, the chance to work fle...


How startups can boost their brand through strategic partnerships

There’s nothing new about entrepreneurs looking to build relationships with more experienced collaborators. It’s a tried-and-tested way that...


5 Tips to add value to a catering business

One of the challenges facing catering businesses is maintaining profitability in the face of rising overheads like staffing and ingredients....


Why accountants should talk to their clients about selling their business at the very first client meeting

For most accountants, the first-ever client meeting offers the ideal good opportunity to perform an audit on their current and future needs ...


​Why accountants shouldn’t be afraid of helping a client who wants to sell their business

If you’re used to working with your client purely from an accountancy perspective – compiling and submitting their end-of-year HMRC return, ...


How can accountants fee earn on the sale of a client’s business?

When your client is considering selling their business, it’s a good opening for a conscientious accountant to forge stronger professional li...


Is it high noon for the high street?

It’s gloomy news for the high street as figures compiled by the Local Data Company (LDC) show the occupation rates in shops, pubs and restau...


How to negotiate a great deal on your new business

If you want to secure your ideal business on the best terms possible, you’ll need to be prepared to do a bit of haggling. Unless your target...


How to attract the right business buyers

You want to sell your business for the best price, which means you need to make sure you’re attracting the right buyers. It’s time to take ...


Simple formulas accountants can use to value a business

When business owners are looking for a sales valuation, they turn to people they trust. As an accountant, if you’ve taken the care to build ...


How To Be A Great Manager

Whether you’ve started your own business and need staff to help you run it or have bought a business with employees already on board, you’ll...


Five mistakes to avoid when buying a business

Buying a business is a complex process and there are plenty of pitfalls along the way to trap the unwary. It’s best to take an orderly and o...

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