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, [...]

How do you select the right adviser? Three key questions to ask…

You have decided to sell your business, but how do you select the right adviser to help you prepare and sell? There is usually no shortage of options – from your friends and family, to accountants and lawyers, to the specialist advisers (like us). All of them will claim to know how to find you [...]

Whose sale is it anyway? What is the role of an M&A adviser?

For many business owners, the role of an M&A adviser is seen in very similar terms to an estate agent. After all, both are selling large assets on your behalf. This is a fair comparison for the way that some M&A advisers operate – although, we would argue, none of the good ones. It may [...]

2021 Roadmap – 4 growth strategies you need to consider

If 2020 was a journey, it was a frustrating one for many businesses! The stop/start nature of successive lockdowns made planning for future growth very tricky. Into 2021 and the wider narrative has been dominated by talk of a roadmap, a more positive journey out of lockdown and back to growth and recovery. So as [...]

2021-03-18T22:20:24+00:00By |News|0 Comments

M&A Myth Busting: Is 2021 like 2008, and a bad time to sell?

I am sure you all remember the financial crisis of 2008 that became known as the ‘Credit Crunch’. Like the past year, it was a tough time for UK SMEs, and many didn’t come out the other side. Companies were still being bought and sold, but it was widely acknowledged to be a challenging time [...]

2021-02-21T14:46:26+00:00By |News|0 Comments

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

A few months ago, we posted a blog that posed “Three important questions you must be able to answer before deciding to sell your business”. There are, of course, many questions that entrepreneurs need to get to grips with before they make one of the biggest decisions of their lives. Here are three more questions, [...]

Five reasons you’re burning away value and how to put out the fire!

If you are thinking about selling your business your immediate questions might well be 'How much is my business worth?' and 'How do I increase the value of my business?'. But one of the things we encourage our clients to consider is what might be holding the valuation down, and how this can be addressed [...]

6 ‘what next’ options every business owner must consider

There comes a time in every business owner’s life when the answer to the question, what next, is not immediately obvious. For most of your business life you have made the decision, plunged in and taken the route you knew was right. But sooner or later age, or just other interests, start to cloud the [...]

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