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Team work makes the dream work

The American clergyman John Maxwell reputedly coined the expression “Team work makes the dream work”.  Importantly he added “but a vision becomes a nightmare when the leader has a big dream and a bad team”. Anyone who has had the courage to start a company with their our own dream will be reluctant to admit […]

Succession Planning and Witney Business Breakfast …

Pass the reins, not the pain! Succession Planning for your business … Business owners all have something in common: accepting that you cannot run your businesses forever. What do you want for yourself and your business? Have you considered all of the options? Will your business be ready for you to leave when the time […]

Selling your Business “The course of true love never did run smooth”

Many owners expect they will know the identity of the likely buyer of their business. They expect they will be able to handle the negotiations themselves and will not need a broker or corporate adviser to represent them. In this case the owner we were representing (I will call him John) had personal experience of […]

What to expect when it comes to selling your business

You’ll only sell your business once so inevitably when the time comes you may well be unsure as to the process involved. Getting your business ready for a sale can be a challenge in itself. If you’re ready to sell and have received an offer from a prospective buyer then you’re in a great position, […]

Selling your business: three common myths

So the time has come when you are giving serious consideration to selling your business.  For many business owners such a sale will first and foremost be an emotional challenge.  There will also likely be significant commercial and legal issues and often tax consideration with which to grapple. With all that potential complexity it is […]

WOBA winners and Succession Planning workshops …

And the WOBA 2019 winners are … Everyman Legal were delighted to attend a very glamorous evening at Heythrop Park Resort, to see the WOBA 2019 winners announced … and to present the WOBA 2019 award for the Charity of the Year! We were very proud sponsors of this award and were delighted to announce […]

Top 10 tips to prepare your business for sale

You only get to sell your business once and getting the right price at the right time can be a significant challenge if you are not well prepared. Not only that, but the process itself can be a major distraction which could have a detrimental impact on your business. Staying one step ahead and making […]

Which employee share scheme is right for your business?

There are many uncertainties in the world of business and an ever increasing pressure on business owners to look after their team. One great way of attracting, motivating and retaining your key team members is to implement a share scheme for your company. There is a lot of information out there and many different schemes […]

Pass the Reins, Not the Pain – Employee Share Schemes

Setting up your own business is likely to have cost you as a business owner significant financial pain and risk. You may well have had to sacrifice a secure and high salary in paid employment before you took the plunge.  Any bank loans will have been subject to personal guarantees and perhaps secured on your […]