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Risk and Insurance support for Mergers and Acquisitions

Whilst legal and financial due diligence is routinely undertaken when a business is being bought or invested in, the risk/insurance side of the business is often overlooked during the process. This is despite the fact that there is a huge amount of valuable information and advice to be obtained by carrying out such work. Indeed,…

Due Diligence – an essential part of buying a business

Due diligence forms an essential part of buying a business as it provides a bridge between making an offer to acquire a business and completing the deal at an agreed price. When looking to acquire a business, it genuinely pays to get the right information from the right people. Any offer made for a business…

Supporting the sale or acquisition of a business

Stirling can now provide executive support services to help manage the sale or acquisition of a business.  For further information, please CLICK HERE

Developing a Safe Exit Strategy

The thought of exiting a business may sound quite appealing but unless some careful thought and consideration is given as a business owner, you may end up walking away with less than you might expect.  No one would try and complete a journey without some form of planning in order to reach a destination and…

Is Now the Time To Sell Your Business?

Have you been thinking about selling your business but just can’t decide if now is the best time? Do you find yourself repeatedly analysing the economic situation and wishing you had a crystal ball? There are positive signs and there are negative signs.  For more information, please CLICK HERE

New FREE GUIDE to buying a business……

Renowned expert on buying businesses, Richard Parker, has offered to share with you his free guide report “The 10 secrets a seller will never tell you”.  Normally this report is reserved for his mailing list, but he has given it to us to distribute to you with no strings attached.  For further information, please CLICK…

Tax on selling a business?

The sale of a business will hopefully give rise to a chargeable gain.  Chargeable gains are usually subject to tax at either 18% or 28%, which is a significant proportion the sale proceeds.  Worse, without due care in structuring they may be charged to tax as income at current top rates of 52% (or effective…