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A guide to Entrepreneurs’ Relief

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While the tax break has encountered criticism from some quarters, many entrepreneurs swear by it as both a well-deserved reward for hard work, a stimulus for starting businesses and an invaluable part of an ambitious exit strategy. Even while announcing that he would cut it, Sunak admitted that Entrepreneurs’ Relief reflected something “risk-taking” in the UK’s entrepreneurial spirit. So, what is Entrepreneurs’ Relief? What are its benefits to entrepreneurs and soc...

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Coronavirus, Business & M&A

We’re going to explore what business sectors are likely to be most impacted by coronavirus and...

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The outlook for retailers in the UK - is there light at the end of the tunnel?

Why are so many retailers failing? First, it’s important to establish why so many retailers ar...

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The Brexit Effect - What impact will Brexit have on UK M&A?

The positives There’s no denying that the uncertainty of the past year or so has had a major i...

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How advanced analytics is being used in M&A to build talent

How are talent shortages driving M&A? A recent EY Global Capital Confidence Barometer report found ...

DEAL INSIGHT

Startup vs long-established company

Learn about the difference between acquiring a startup and a long-established business....

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Selling your business for equity

Equity deals: the good, the bad and the ugly Equity-funded deals usually involve sellers being offe...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

#Megxit – A business perspective on Harry and Meghan leaving the family firm

2020 may only just be a month old but it has already been dominated by enough royal headlines to tak...

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Beauty industry riding the wave of M&A into 2020

The beauty industry has a particularly diversified consumer base across many demographics, and like ...

DEAL INSIGHT

M&A market and Brexit

What affect has Brexit had on the M&A market?...

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Buying a business abroad - top tips for getting it right

Here, we offer you some tips on how to make a success of an overseas acquisition, whether you are an...

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The Effect of Customer Experience on M&A

What do customers think when businesses are taken over? A recent PricewaterhouseCoopers report call...

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How market research can help you make a success of your next business acquisition

Here, we take a look at the ways market research can help to ensure that your next business purchase...

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Lessons from Thomas Cook, for those looking to buy a business from administration

If you’ve just bought a business, or are considering buying a struggling company, there are le...

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Atlassian’s public term sheet - What should you take from it?

Let’s take a more detailed look at the business and its decision, as well as examining some of...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

How to capitalise on failing competitors

It can be tempting to revel in the struggles of one of your competitors, to think about scooping up ...

FOR SELLERS

Make the most of your retirement sale

Selling your business can be an effective and satisfying means of funding your retirement. After pot...