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Most costly buyer mistakes revealed


var swarmoptions = { swarmcdnkey: "9a110f5e-4c66-4f15-b317-b81f4159bb66" }; The most costly buyer mistakes are revealed in an exclusive video interview with Rob Goddard of Evolution Complete Business Sales. Th...continue reading

Money for old hope: considering an aging workforce when buying a business


The UK’s workforce is aging, with even the most conservative estimates forecasting that in 2020, people aged 50 and over will comprise a third of the country’s working age population. There are a number of factors th...continue reading

Leaking information on M&A deals boosts deal values


Leaked data on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) boosts the average value of deals by $21 million, new research from Intralinks suggests. The 2017 Intralinks Annual M&A Leaks Report revealed that in 2016, almost one in 10 (8.6 per...continue reading

Spotlight on family businesses


Business buyers looking to make their next purchase may not have considered a family business as their target. Many successful family businesses seem impenetrable from the outside - however, this is not always the case and a large...continue reading

Buying a business for its contracts


Acquiring valuable contracts when taking over a business can provide you with an immediate source of reliable and sustainable income following a takeover. Although there are a number of legal factors to take into account, contract...continue reading

Keeping key staff is critical for a successful business acquisition


One of the biggest concerns for any business buyer undertaking an acquisition will be the retention of talent following a deal. Below we explore about the common concerns held by employees and how to best address these during and ...continue reading

Company liquidation rate in England & Wales lowest since records began in 1984


Insolvency Office statistics reveal that the company liquidation rate in England and Wales is at its lowest level since records began in 1984. There has been a continuous downward trend in the rate since 2011. In the 12 months to...continue reading

Buying a business for its land


Purchasing a business that has land with the potential for development is an attractive prospect for many business owners and developers. Whether you’re in the property development business, the hospitality sector, the agr...continue reading

Buying a business for its machinery


When business is good, it’s natural to want to increase capacity. But when it comes to purchasing new machinery to allow you to fulfil your potential, the costs involved can seem astronomical. A solution might be to buy a bu...continue reading

Buy a business for its skilled staff


It’s been widely reported that a skilled staff shortage is holding back British businesses from realising their potential. This is especially apparent with the rapid advancement of digital technologies in all sectors, where ...continue reading

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