Buying or selling a business?

If you are looking to buy or sell a business, our range of articles and step-by-step guides can help you make informed decisions.

How to sell your business
9 min read
If you're thinking of selling your business, you may need some advice. That's why we've put this guide together, displaying all the steps required to market your business.
How do you prepare for due diligence?
3 min read
Selling your business requires careful planning and preparation, particularly in the Due Diligence phase. This guide will help you produce a checklist to ensure you are prepared and ready for the due diligence process.
What is Due Diligence?
3 min read
Due diligence is when buyers conduct a thorough investigation before signing a contract or taking over a business. This guide will help buyers understand due diligence and why it is so important to carry it out correctly.
What documents are required during a business sale?
4 min read
The sale of a business is often a tedious objective for both buyers and sellers alike. Acknowledging what documents are needed and their specific use will help organise the layout of the sale, and assist you in buying or selling a business.
What is a business valuation?
5 min read
Understanding how much a business is worth is crucial for business sellers and buyers or anyone running a business. The profitability of a business measured against its risk is a good starting point for a business valuation.
How to negotiate a business sale?
3 min read
Negotiating your business takes skill and finesse to reach unanimously agreeable terms for the business sale between yourself and the buyer. We will spend some time in this guide looking at FIVE key negotiation skills to close the deal smoothly.
10 negotiation tips to remember when buying a business
2 min read
This article will cover some aspects of negotiating when discussing the price of a business you want to purchase.
What industry should you start a business in?
3 min read
This article will cover the factors you should consider when deciding the type of sector you would like to enter(or continue to work in) and help narrow your search down to a specific or a few confident choices.
How to finance a business purchase
3 min read
If you're looking to buy a business, you will have to find a way to finance the deal. This article will cover the different finance options available when purchasing a business and which is best suited to your scenario.
How to buy a small business
11 min read
We have put this guide together to look at some options you have when buying a business and what procedures buyers, like yourself, have taken to acquire a business in the UK.