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How to Sell Your Hotel / Leisure Business

The hospitality sector is a challenging one, so if you’re thinking of selling your hotel, consider these top tips. Business and leisure tra...


How to buy a business that’s not for sale

For many entrepreneurs, the dream begins with bootstrapping a business from the ground up and ends in glory. But starting from scratch isn’t...


How do I sell my sole trader business?

While many of us think that the UK’s business landscape is dominated by big-name nationals, the fact is that the vast majority of businesses...


Buying your first business – 8 steps to success

Buying your first business is a heady mix of heart and head. Hopefully, you’ll quickly find a prospect that plays to your own strengths, lev...


4 signs that mean you’re ready to expand your business

The vast majority of businesses in the UK are operated by small business owners – often just employing one or two people. According to a rec...


How to run a business with a friend

It’s not unusual for business ideas to spring out of a brainstorming session between friends. If you’re both entrepreneurially minded and co...


Should I buy a business with debt?

While buying a business always carries an element of risk, if as a potential purchaser, you perform a forensic investigation on any prospect...


Buying a cafe in 2019: Industry average asking price & turnover

For many coffee lovers, running a coffee shop would be their ideal job. Who wouldn’t want to spend the day surrounded by the inviting aroma ...


​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 ...


Seller Spotlight: Parlons Francais

There are many contributing factors that lead to someone wanting to start their own online business. The desire to be your own boss, financi...

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