How to Value a Business – Asset Valuation

By Janet Asteroff

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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

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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

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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

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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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