November 26, 2019

In the world of business sales, some business sales are smoother than others. Why?

Price expectations

Owners often have a very unrealistic expectations of the value of their ‘baby’ on the marketplace. The emotional attachment to a business distorts the cold, detached vie...

July 2, 2019

We recently performed a business valuation for an acrimonious split between directors who were also shareholders. An unfortunately common situation in business and one that is exacerbated in the absence of a shareholders' agreement.

The process of valuation is straightf...

May 23, 2019

Tax Free! Accountants love these words! And at Henley Business Group's stand at Accountex 2019 there was a bowl which said 'Put your card in for a chance to win £100 [Tax Free!]. 

The words 'Tax Free' elicited many a chuckle from passers by and visitors alike, and the b...

May 15, 2019

Accountex is the annual exhibition aimed at the accounting profession and its associated industries. Accountants come to meet and greet service providers and colleagues, to discover new technology and to listen to talks from big names in the field.

This year at Accoutne...

March 7, 2019

Debriefing after meeting the buyer

After striping out the formalities and pleasantries of the first meeting it’s time to focus on what “really” took place.

Some answers, or signals given off (perhaps unwittingly) may be obvious but other perhaps less subtle, which is why...

January 14, 2019

“Nice to meet you” – what business sellers can expect from a first meeting with a prospective buyer of your business

The first meeting has two purposes. Think dating and you’re on the right road.

Primarily it is a 'get to know you' session for both parties. In other word...

December 14, 2018

Specialist business brokers reaching out to accountants

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