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Time to forget Cowboy and Indian thinking..?

Native Americans have a wise philosophy:  the good practice of walking in someone else’s moccasins if you want to try to understand the world from that person’s perspective. The importance of this “out of body” thinking came to mind in two meetings with business owners one day after the other.  Both owners were very keen […]

Our next succession planning workshop!

As business owners we all have something in common: we have to accept that we cannot run our 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 comes?  Our succession planning workshops offer an […]

Our next Brexit discussion …

“EU set to delay Brexit transition talks” “Stalemate as UK and EU each say the ball is in the other’s court on Brexit” “Theresa May’s weakness is making Brexit even more impossible” 16 months have passed since the UK held it’s breath for the results of the momentous EU referendum.  With just about that same […]

Selling your business – what are your options?

  One of the biggest challenges you face as a business owner is deciding who will take over the running and ownership of your business when you retire. There are a number of alternative possibilities that should be explored… The Trade Sale If you have a strong management team who can run the business without […]

We’ve been branching out into the world of podcasts …

James and Nikki had a brilliant day last month recording podcasts with Dave Harries of Communicate TV. It’s the first time we’ve recorded podcasts so our first series had to be on our favourite subject – succession planning for your business. We split this into 5 separate topics, with a podcast on each: Planning ahead […]

Our top 10 tips to prepare your business for sale

Starting the process of selling your business can seem daunting, but it need not be quite as scary if you have started planning in advance. Here are the 10 things that you should check with your professional advisers before you get the ball rolling… 1. Are all the shareholders on the same page? If you are not the […]