The one thing money can’t buy is time…or can it?

They say money can’t buy happiness… but it sure can buy you things that make you happy. But the acquisition of money is often a very time-consuming thing. I have lost count of the number of business owners who have come to me saying, “I have a successful business, but no time to enjoy the [...]

2021-09-21T10:49:20+01:00By |News|Comments Off on The one thing money can’t buy is time…or can it?

You’re ready to sell, but is your business?

“I have found the perfect house,” my wife said. “The agent says it’s cosy and has a low-maintenance garden, and is situated in a great catchment area.” All of that sounded lovely, until we went and had a look… it was cosy alright, barely enough room to swing a cat. The low-maintenance garden turned out [...]

2021-09-16T11:16:32+01:00By |News|Comments Off on You’re ready to sell, but is your business?

Recognise where you are and set realistic goals

For any athlete the aim is to win and keep winning. It’s why they train, it’s why they control their diet and why they are prepared to make so many sacrifices. In a lot of sports, the ultimate pinnacle is the Olympics and for many athletes consequently the ultimate prize is Olympic Gold! But watching [...]

2021-09-16T11:19:36+01:00By |News|Comments Off on Recognise where you are and set realistic goals

Thinking of selling? You are definitely not alone…

I read a statistic recently that claimed over 60% of business owners are considering selling a business in the next five years. It’s an interesting statistic that highlights a trend we have noticed in our own discussions with business owners. The last 18 months has been challenging for many, and a time to reflect for [...]

2021-09-16T11:19:50+01:00By |News, Sell a business|Comments Off on Thinking of selling? You are definitely not alone…

What is an indicator that it is the best time to sell my business?

One of the most common questions I am asked as a corporate finance advisor is, “What is an indicator that it is the best time to sell my business?”.  In business, as in comedy… timing is everything. Many a good story features the phrase, “in the right place, at the right time,” somewhere in the [...]

2021-06-09T17:45:54+01:00By |News, Sell a business|Comments Off on What is an indicator that it is the best time to sell my business?

Want to know how to sell a business? It’s a numbers game…

Many things in life seem to boil down to being a numbers game - including how to sell a business.  Numbers are everywhere… Turnover, EBITDA, valuation range, offers, approaches, prospects and so on. Wealth Managers are understandably a go-to advisor for many considering the numbers in their life. At Entrepreneurs Hub we thrive on cultivating [...]

2021-05-26T12:12:54+01:00By |News, Sell a business|Comments Off on Want to know how to sell a business? It’s a numbers game…

Don’t underestimate the value of giving back – how CSR creates synergy with acquirers

There are many reasons why business owners engage in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programmes, and absolutely none of them involve increasing the value of your business to an acquirer. But, your CSR track record may be more than something for you to be justifiably proud of - don’t underestimate the value of giving back!  As [...]

2021-05-21T14:55:12+01:00By |News, Sell a business|Comments Off on Don’t underestimate the value of giving back – how CSR creates synergy with acquirers

Deal-making bouncing back in 2021

The recent announcement that the economy is expected to bounce back this year to its pre-Covid level is good news. It will naturally lead many to wonder if they can re-visit their plans to sell their business and move into the next phase of their life – whatever that might be. However, at Entrepreneurs Hub, [...]

2021-09-16T11:20:41+01:00By |News, Sell a business|Comments Off on Deal-making bouncing back in 2021

5 strategic reasons your business is worth more in someone else’s hands

It can be a bitter pill to swallow for an entrepreneur who has worked hard to build a business they are rightly very proud of, but let’s be honest – if your business isn’t worth more in the hands of a new owner, why sell it? You will only achieve a premium price for your [...]

2021-09-16T11:21:08+01:00By |News|Comments Off on 5 strategic reasons your business is worth more in someone else’s hands

The importance of recruiting skills for growth

Let me ask you an honest question. Do you have the skills and talent within your business to take it forward in strength? We often talk about a company’s ability to grow in terms of capacity – do they have enough staff in key roles, do they need to grow their team? But what sometimes [...]

2021-04-30T10:19:47+01:00By |News|Comments Off on The importance of recruiting skills for growth
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