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What to watch out for when buying a business


Helping you to identify and avoid the possible pitfalls Buying a business is both exciting and challenging. Here at Business Sale Report, we can help you make the right purchasing decisions and we can also help you to avoid some ...continue reading

Can Buying a Direct-to-Consumer Business Help You Attract New Markets?


The news is full of sad stories about UK high streets falling into disrepair as shoppers turn their backs on the traditional retail experience. It’s fair to say that millennials aren’t going to be schlepping up and dow...continue reading

Success story: buying a business directly from the owner


Buying a business is an exciting and busy time. Due to the numerous complex procedures involved in the course of buying and selling a company, brokers are often enlisted for their services. Their in-depth knowledge on the matter...continue reading

Without a broker: contacting a business you want to buy


You’re ambitious, filled to the brim with market research and ready to begin your hunt to buy the perfect business. But where to start? The traditional method is to contact a broker. When it comes to business, you want to...continue reading

Scotland vs England: difference between insolvency processes


An often asked question is the difference in the insolvency process between Scotland and England. Although the aim of each system is similar, the legislation between the two jurisdictions is different and this means that the proce...continue reading

Due diligence: the legal element


Due diligence is an investigation and analysis by the buyer of the viability of your business. A valuable risk management tool for buyers of businesses and companies, due diligence is advisable for anyone looking to buy a business...continue reading

Bolt-on acquisitions: can they be successful even if making a loss?


Businesses are always looking to drive growth but the companies that are set to make a killing are those with their eyes open; businesses and leaders who are switched on to the plethora of growth avenues open to them. Bearing in...continue reading

Reaching Your Potential Without an IPO


Alternative sources of funding for those not ready for an IPO A great number of businesses look into the possibility of an initial public offering (IPO) and never actually go public. The main reason for this is that there are ot...continue reading

Why Staff are Key to a Successful Acquisition


More often than not, when you buy an existing business, it has staff members. While it’s easy to see this aspect of acquiring a business as an inconvenience, existing staff can actually be the most valuable part of the trans...continue reading

Company acquisitions: assets versus shares


Buying a business can be an exciting time but did you know there are different ways to buy a company? When you know the finer details of the process, you may actually find a number of different options to make your purchase a wort...continue reading

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