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Buying and selling a company

This section provides helpful guides and tips on how to sell or buy a business in the UK and how to prepare your business for sale, covering contracts and valuations. View Be The Boss video case studies.

3 things to consider when buying a business

In partnership with BusinessesForSale.com, we explore what you need to consider when buying a new business.

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What Facebook’s Libra currency means for your small business

Libra, the new Facebook currency, could do away with pricey credit card transaction fees for retailers if Facebook's 2.4bn users worldwide support its push into payments

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Buying a business on a budget: what are your options?

In association with BusinessesForSale.com, we explain what options are available to you if you're buying a business on a budget.

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10 questions to ask your business partner before buying a company together

In partnership with BusinessesForSale.com, we look at the questions you should be asking your business partner before buying a company.

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Financing the purchase of a small business

Here, we provide some options for people thinking about buying an existing company.

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A beginner’s guide to buying and selling a business

In association with BusinessesForSale.com, we look at the key considerations for both buyers and sellers when a business changes hands.

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How to plan a successful business sale and ensure a good exit

When looking to sell a business, preparation is key and needs proper planning. Jo Thornley offers some advice.

Buying and selling a company

Here are 14 negotiating tips you need to know when buying a business

If you decide that buying an existing business is preferable to starting your own then you'll need to haggle to secure the very best deal. Your negotiation strategy could then be the key to future prosperity.

Buying and selling a company

How to plan a successful business sale and ensure a good exit

When looking to sell a business, preparation is key and needs proper planning. Jo Thornley offers some advice.

Buying and selling a company

Here are 14 negotiating tips you need to know when buying a business

If you decide that buying an existing business is preferable to starting your own then you'll need to haggle to secure the very best deal. Your negotiation strategy could then be the key to future prosperity.

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Three in four entrepreneurs want to stay on after selling their business

An impressive 75 per cent of entrepreneurs are dedicated to their business, wishing to stay on after they sell it off.

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Top five businesses to buy right now

Here, Paulyne Karahassan explores the sectors that you should consider if looking to buy a business.

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How to find the right buyer for your business

Passing your legacy on to the right person is a key concern when selling a business. Here, Anthea Taylor looks at the types of buyer to identify and the considerations to bear in mind.

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Should I use a broker when buying or selling a business?

Understanding the broker/client relationship is key when taking on a broker to buy or sell as business, as Jo Thornley reveals in this piece.

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5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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What is professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers

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Benefits of switching to the right business bank account

We've teamed up with the Current Account Switch Service to explain the benefits of switching your business bank account.

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Business Companion: a reliable voice in the misinformation age

Business Companion is a one-stop-shop for accurate and up-to-date legal guidance, whatever sector you’re in — and it’s all completely free