How to Value a Business – Asset Valuation

By Janet Asteroff


You want to sell your business, but sky-high business valuations for technology companies and global market swings seem to focus your attentions away from the basics of the sale. “Seller be prepared” is a good way to describe importance of the many steps you need to be complete before your business is sold. And few […]

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How to avoid scams when looking for investment

By Symon Blomfield


Be careful when looking for investment for your business as some potential investors may not be what they seem.  Where-ever money is to trade hands scammers may lurk – so you need to be wise to the risks and avoid the common mistakes that people make. It is wrong to think that scammers only target […]

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Selling a business? How to make sure you get paid

By Daniel Atherton


A news story caught my eye today that should serve as a cautionary tail to people considering selling their businesses. North West Business Insider reported that Bolton-based accountancy firm E K Williams Ltd has entered administration with debts of £1.08m (full story here). It’s never good when a business has to resort to administration, but […]

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Question: Can I sell my young business?

By Daniel Atherton


I recently received a question from a business owner (let’s call her Sarah) who asked “Can I sell my young business?”. Sarah set up a catering business around a year ago, investing £20k of her own money to get it off the ground. She was now unsure whether being self-employed suited her and was considering […]

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