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Businesses for sale are submitted directly by business owners, brokers and accountants throughout the UK. All businesses listed for sale are reviewed before appearing on our website and printed publication, available only to our members. For over 25 years we have helped buyers find their perfect acquisitions.

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Browse Businesses for Sale by Sector

  • computer chip for technology development
    Technology

    Includes: software development & solutions, cloud computing, SAAS, hardware, website development, CRM, IT maintenance, IT solutions, hosting, IT support, cyber security, apps, telecoms & VoIP.

  • Medical laboratory testing
    Medical

    Includes: nursing & care homes, medical supplies, healthcare practices, pharmaceuticals, dentists, opticians, specialist training providers, medical technology & specialist medical companies

  • Engineering machinery
    Engineering

    Includes: precision engineering, bespoke fabrication solutions, metal fabrication, energy & gas services, laser cutting, civil & structural engineering, injection moulding & tooling.

  • Person welding for manufacture
    Manufacturing

    Includes: bespoke design & manufacture, windows & doors, tools, steel, plastic components, foundries, fasteners, frames, electrical equipment, packaging, furniture, joinery & cabinets.

  • people in an office reception
    Services

    Includes: security & alarms, contract cleaning, gardening & landscaping, printers, waste recycling, hospitality, mailing houses, kitchen & bathrooms, garages, MOT & motor repairs.

  • bakery
    Food & Restaurants

    Includes: food importers, bakeries, food manufacturers, butchers, shellfish & seafood farmers, food processors, breweries, groceries, restaurants & delicatessens.

  • financial graphs & analytics
    Professional & Financial

    Includes: accountancy firms, recruitment agencies, estate agents, property management, consultancies, architectural practices, solicitor firms, surveying, insurance & mortgage brokers.

  • shipping containers ready for distribution
    Wholesale & Distribution

    Includes: transport & logistics, wholesalers, suppliers, importers, haulage, distribution, couriers, mail order, online wholesalers & distributors.

  • men working on construction site
    Building & Construction

    Includes: shop-fitting, trade services, demolition, maintenance, fencing, building restoration, building suppliers, contractors, refurbishment & decorating.

  • Clothing retail shop
    Retail

    Includes: online retailers, DIY & hardware, beauty, jewellery, clothing, furniture, kitchens & bathrooms showrooms, car & motorbike dealerships, larger stores & chains.

  • advertising meeting
    Advertising & Media

    Includes: publishers, PR agencies, media companies, TV production, print services, digital marketing agencies, market research & exhibition events.

  • Golf course leisure business for sale
    Leisure & Lifestyle

    Includes: Pubs, vineyards, golf courses, health & leisure clubs, gyms, activity businesses, Travel agents, lifestyle businesses, clubs & bars, private venues, coffee shops & cafes.

  • Block of flats
    Hotels & Property

    Includes: hotels, commercial property, property portfolios, property developers, property services, holiday parks & cottages, guest houses, inns, caravan & touring parks.

  • Nursery school
    Education

    Includes: language schools, child care, day nurseries and preschools, training, online learning, children's activity centres & pre-schools.

  • handshake to close asset sale deal
    Asset sale & Fast sales

    Includes: company assets for sale, online asset sales, businesses looking to sell quickly, businesses with offer deadlines, pre-administration businesses for sale.

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Looking to buy a small business for sale?

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