Leap of faith – the fear of losing what you love

Do you remember watching the Indiana Jones films when they first came out? A bit of escapist nonsense to pass the time and loved by many to this day. In “The Last Crusade”, Indi is faced with a number of tests as he progresses in his quest for the Holy Grail and he comes to [...]

2020-10-23T07:50:38+01:00By |News|0 Comments

How to handle an approach to buy your business

Being approached by another company or an investor who wants to buy your business can be a very exciting, flattering and/or scary thing. But it shouldn’t be something that overwhelms you, just follow these basic principles that will help you get the best out of any approach. 1.       Don’t Panic! The first and most important [...]

Entrepreneurs Hub advises on the sale of Alderstone, a leading ITSM and cloud migration consultancy, to BMC, a global leader in Autonomous Digital Enterprise solutions

Entrepreneurs Hub Ltd is delighted to have advised on the sale of Alderstone Consulting Limited after BMC Software Inc. recently announced its plan to acquire all the shares in the Alderstone business. Alderstone is a technology consultancy helping clients leverage strong ROI from IT Service Management tools and successful cloud migrations. The growing complexity and [...]

5 ways to balance confidentiality and publicity in a sale

In its most simple form, the basic principle of marketing is this – tell as many people about your product/service as possible. It’s not rocket science, but you can have the greatest product in the world and never sell a single unit if nobody knows about it. So it follows that when you are trying [...]

The secret of a graceful exit

The swan is often seen as the archetypal image of a graceful person or business – beautiful and serene, as far as anyone can see, but paddling furiously under the surface. But while this may be a good description of how your business manages the daily ups and downs of customers, suppliers and technology – [...]

Increasing the value of your business in a brave new world part 2

It’s the million-pound question, possibly quite literally… how can I increase the value of my business? There’s a lot of advice out there, but in this second of two blogs I want to take a look specifically at how you can increase value in a post-lockdown world. Having already discussed recurring revenue and intellectual property [...]

2020-08-28T17:50:26+01:00By |News|0 Comments

Can’t see the woods for the trees – the value of good, independent advice

“You can’t see the woods for the trees,” is a saying as old as… well as old as sayings probably, but the first written record of it dates back to 1533 in a book by Thomas More – ‘The Confutation of Tyndale’s Answer’. We have a small group of trees at the back of our [...]

Increasing the value of your business in a brave new world part 1

It’s the million-pound question, possibly quite literally… how can I increase the value of my business? There’s a lot of advice out there, but in these next two blogs I want to take a look specifically at how you can increase value in a post-lockdown world. There are four things that I want to address: [...]

2020-08-07T11:48:46+01:00By |News|0 Comments

Entrepreneurs Hub advises Derbyshire business providing Emergency Communications to International Acquirer

Entrepreneurs Hub are pleased to announce that Sdiptech AB (publ) has acquired all shares in Alerter Group Ltd, a technology company providing emergency communications systems for people with sensory and physical disabilities in the UK and Ireland.  If a fire occurs in a building, your chances of survival will improve dramatically if you are alerted [...]

Three important questions you must be able to answer before deciding to sell your business

For most business owners selling a business will be one of the biggest decisions and events in your life. But if you are thinking about taking that step and parting with what is probably your biggest asset, there are three very important questions you must be able to answer first. 1.       Is your company saleable [...]

2020-08-12T11:54:57+01:00By |News|0 Comments
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