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employee ownership

May

1st

2019

Employee Ownership – What are the benefits of this growing business structure?

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In this article we’re looking at how granting part shareholding of your businesses to your employees could be an option to consider.

Business Flexibility

May

14th

2018

Why businesses with flexibility will survive

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How much flexibility is in your business? Would your business survive, even thrive, without you? To kick off the first in our series of 8 mini blogs that will help you build value in your business, we’re focusing on The Switzerland Structure. The term unsurprisingly, derives from the country and relates to independence. Often mocked for […]

Exit Planning

April

12th

2018

The Essentials of Exit Planning

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When is the right time to start thinking about leaving your business? Have you even considered it? If you have, then do you have a clear strategy in place? Would you even know how to go about realising your company’s true value? In this blog we talk about the essentials of exit planning.  You’ve spent […]

Vendor Funding

March

16th

2017

Vendor funding: calculated risk or cause for concern?

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Vendor funding is a type of sale agreement that’s becoming increasingly common. In fact, some would say it’s becoming a growing problem and needs to be handled with care. But what exactly does it mean, when might it be used and how can business owners mitigate the risks involved? What is Vendor Funding? Vendor funding […]

February

19th

2017

5 signs you’ve fallen out of love with your business

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Starting or running your own business is one of the most exciting and exhilarating challenges you can set yourself. Entrepreneurs are full of ideas, positivity and get-up-and-go. But what happens when the excitement begins to fade? How do you know when your love affair is reaching the end, and what can you do about it […]

sellability on the road ahead

March

25th

2016

Sellability: The Business Goal You Didn’t Realise You Had

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Sometimes the motivation to get something done can result in unexpected benefits. If you own a business you may not be thinking of selling it right now. But what if the measures you took to prepare it for sale actually improved its sellability anyway? Just as mystery shoppers are used by retailers and service providers […]

business

February

2nd

2016

Can Taking a Break Make Your Business Sellable?

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We have all encountered people who can’t let go of their business, even when they’re supposedly having a day off. You might even be one of them. Business owners often feel close to the company they have personally built, and this translates into an intimate day-to-day involvement in various aspects of it. But can there […]

handcuffed to your business

June

3rd

2015

Is Your Business “You-Proof”?

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We can say with certainty that, at some stage in the future, you will not be running your business. So whether you plan to sell or pass it to family, now is the time to ensure that your business isn’t all about you. The latest research of 14,000 companies from the Value Builder Score* provides […]