Exit strategies

Knowing how and when you plan to sell or relinquish control of your business can help you to make better decisions and achieve the best possible outcome.

Exit strategies
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Exit strategies - overview

Knowing how and when you plan to sell or relinquish control of your business can help you to make better decisions and achieve the best possible outcome.

Succession planning
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Succession planning - overview

Management succession planning is essential to minimise disruption and ensure that your business continues to thrive when you step aside.

Hand holding rubber stamp saying For Sale
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Selling your business - overview

Selling your business can be a stressful process. Finding the right purchasers and negotiating the sale takes effort and careful attention.

Exiting a family business
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Exiting a family business - overview

Passing on a family-owned business can involve pitfalls. Planning and preparation can help work through the main issues and avoid conflict.

Creating a valuable business
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Creating a valuable business

Creating a valuable business means taking strategic decisions that have a lasting, positive effect. Our guide to creating and protecting value.

Business owners chatting to a broker about selling their business
FAQs

Planning to sell your business FAQs

Planning your succession is key in obtaining maximum value from the business and to secure its long-term future. Find answers to the key questions.

Planning your exit from your business
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Planning your exit from your business

Exiting your business may be sad, but it doesn't need to be stressful. Our guide to planning in advance how you want to exit and who will succeed you.

Selling a business
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Selling a business

Selling your business can be difficult and stressful. This guide will help you find the right buyer, negotiate the sale and complete due diligence.

Woman signing business sale contract
FAQs

Selling a business FAQs

There are many legal, financial and taxation issues to consider when selling your business. These FAQS answer the most common questions.

Valuing a business
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Valuing a business

The worth of a business is based on how much profit a buyer can make from it, and the potential risks. Read our guide to valuing your business.

Using a notepad and calculator to work out a value
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What is my business worth?

Establishing the value of your business is tricky. This guide looks at how to get an idea of what your business is worth and achieve the best sale price.

Silver haired business owner working on his exit strategy for selling his business
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Six steps to selling your business

Selling your business - especially one you've built from scratch - can be a daunting process. Keep a cool head by following these simple steps to exiting your business.