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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...


Has the department store finally reached retirement age?

The news that House of Fraser's flagship department store in Manchester 'Kendals' is set to close in the New Year after 182 years of trading...


What role can an accountant play in helping to sell a business?

While larger businesses often forge close relationships with their accountant, outsourcing all financial services, many small-business owner...


Non-financial elements to selling a business that accountants should be aware of

When preparing to sell a business, a client will usually consult their accountant in the first instance about the various financial aspects ...


Amazon faces EU Anti-Trust Investigation

It comes as no surprise that small businesses face tough competition in an online marketplace that’s dominated by retailing leviathan Amazon...


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...


Should I buy a failing business?

For most business buyers, securing the perfect acquisition usually means targeting the sweet spot that occurs after a business has proved it...


Bizdaq announces a successful integration with QuickBooks Online

Bizdaq, the online platform for buying and selling small businesses, has announced a successful integration with QuickBooks Online that prov...


What role can an accountant play in helping sell a business?

Incredibly, the average accountant loses up to 20% of their client base due to a sale or closure each year. How often have you been told out...


The Right Time to Sell a Business

Getting a business valuation is usually the first step once you have decided to sell your business.  But how can you determine the be...


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...


How to sell your Amazon business

One of the stand-out retail successes of recent years is ‘Fulfilment by Amazon’, or FBA. Once upon a time, Amazon supplied and fulfilled all...


Online business ideas

If you’re looking to bootstrap an online business with only a modest amount of capital, you’d do well to consider starting it up online. Rat...


How to start an online business you can sell

The traditional paradigm of starting a business, running it till retirement and passing it on to your family when you retire is falling out ...

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