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Putting your exit proceeds into a trust for your children can help protect your money and your family
How to ensure good financial planning after a business sale
In extraordinary times buyers want to know how your business has traded through the pandemic and more about its future prospects
The government is considering a report that suggests a big increase in the tax may be needed
What to expect from buyers and how you can prepare if you want to sell your business in 2021
Recognising the clues that you’ve reached the end of the journey with your business
What homework do you need to do on a potential buyer to ensure their interest is genuine?
What should you do if you receive an unexpected offer to buy your company during the Covid-19 crisis?
Lessons from the 2008 crash can be helpful if you’re considering exiting or acquiring a business in today’s pandemic-impacted world
While Covid-19 has changed many things, it doesn’t need to alter how businesses are valued ahead of sale
Demonstrate strong leadership through the pandemic and achieve three months of stable, sustainable profitability and growth
There are still some buyers out there but most owners will have to navigate the Covid-19 crisis before considering a sale
The March Budget saw the Chancellor announce that Entrepreneurs’ Relief is being scaled back from £10m to £1m – how does this affect you?
Holding your nerve under pressure is vital for getting the best price when you sell your business
All signals point to Entrepreneurs’ Relief being reduced or removed in the March 2020 budget. Entrepreneurs should consider revising their business and personal financial plans accordingly.
Understanding your value to your business
How to launch another business and protect the proceeds of your first exit
Personal financial plans and business plans need robust stress testing
Why transferring shares to an Employee Ownership Trust can be a tax-efficient way of extracting capital
Financial areas to address when selling a business
A growing number of respected organisations have criticised the relief as ineffective at encouraging entrepreneurialism
As uncertainty mounts in the UK economy should entrepreneurs look to sell their businesses or stick to their guns and see out the storm?
If an offer for your business came tomorrow how would you react? Is it possible to be fully prepared for the unexpected?
With businesses facing uncertain trading conditions, you may decide to take capital from your business now or even sell up altogether. Here are some tips for extracting your money in the most tax-efficient way but an accountant will be able to say whether they are right for you
Can you identify your 'single points of failure' that could affect your sale?
Making the most of this tax benefit
Taking out an actual pension can diversify your risk and is a tax-efficient way to take money from your company
Understanding and delivering what acquirers look for is key to achieving top dollar
Growing a business to sell a business
What you need to think about if you’re tempted by the thrill of launching a new enterprise after your first exit
The truth is, retirement doesn’t have to be at 65
Once you’ve sold your company, should you save your new-found wealth in the bank or build an investment portfolio?
how to successfully close the deal on a business sale
...and it's time to sell your business
How does the thought of selling your business make you feel?
When you come to sell, what will you do with the money you make?
What do you do if someone asks to buy your business?
"How can I protect confidentiality when I sell a business?"
Richard Murray, Chief Commercial Officer of business growth advisor Elephants Child points to five New Year's resolutions you really need to make if you’re thinking of exiting
Entrepreneurs’ Relief should be a tax gain for business owners when they sell all or part of their company. But many traps lie in wait for owners who aren’t fully aware of the regulations
Entrepreneurs often have a plan to exit sometime in the future, but what if the chance came tomorrow? How should owners react and best manage an out of the blue approach?
Octopus Ventures outline some of the issues an entrepreneur is likely to face when looking to sell a start-up to a tech giant.
We look at three factors which could affect the value of your company, so you can address these and improve.
How best to protect, utilise and enjoy the proceeds from selling your business
How one entrepreneur chose the team that guided him to a £5m sale of his company
The clues and triggers that suggest entrepreneurs should consider walking away from the business they created
Listing on public markets can help to fuel growth and provide owners with a flexible exit route. But it’s not for everyone.
When it’s time to sell your business you need to make sure you fulfil your responsibilities to the people who work for you
and how to answer them if you want to sell your business
When selling a business, Inheritance Tax consequences are sometimes overlooked.
A rocky due diligence strengthens the negotiating position of the buyer. It could even give them cold feet. Sellers need to get it right the first time around
When your company is for sale, it’s important to remember potential buyers will always look very closely at the key people running it
When someone wants to buy your company, what will their advisers be looking for during their due diligence?
Brexit and global uncertainty have failed to stall M&A momentum
We outline some ways to improve the value of your business before disposal
Succession planning is critical to the long term success of any business. Put your plans to the test.
Running a family business has its challenges, especially when it comes to handing the reins to the next generation
Bivek Sharma of KPMG Small Business Accounting looks at the latest research
Selling a company you may have spent years developing can be an emotional wrench. So much so that, on occasion, an entrepreneur decides to stick around via a seat on the board or an equity share. Is it a sensible move?
When it comes to selling a UK business, market it internationally to get the best deal
Many entrepreneurs return to the world of business even after a successful exit gives them the chance to retire
Many entrepreneurs overlook the possibility of a management buyout when they come to sell their businesses but it does offer advantages
The Government's Making Tax Digital project is intended to simplify tax for businesses and HMRC. But will it succeed?
Entrepreneurs’ Relief offers exceptional tax-saving opportunities, but despite recent reforms, dangers lurk in the complexity
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The tax implications of exiting a business can be highly complex, and mistakes are costly. By taking appropriate advice, you can make sure you get it right, say business advisers Kingston Smith.