5 July 2021

A Business Owner's Dilemma – Trade Sale vs Employee Ownership Trust

#Employee Ownership Trust  #Selling A Business  #Shareholder  #Succession Planning  

For an owner-manager selling your business can feel like parting with your child, I know this for a fact, as not only have I been involved in over 400 transactions over the last 30+ years but I have also conducted a few personal ones.

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7 May 2021

Uncovering The Stepping Stones To Success

#Reflective  #Shareholder  #Selling A Business  #Succession Planning  

There is something that occupies the mind of every entrepreneur at some time in their business journey and that is, "what am I going to do with my organisation in the future?".

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28 April 2021

What Qualifies You To Be A Director?

#Development  #Director  #Reflective  #Business  

In the UK there is no requirement for any formal qualification to act as a director. In fact, there are very few things that prevent you from becoming one.

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3 February 2021

Business Dreams and Aspirations - Let’s Reimagine the Future

#Dream Day  #Growth  

It goes without saying many businesses have faced uncertainty and challenges like no other in the past year, but for businesses to grow and succeed we need to refocus and if required, accept that strategies and goals may need to adapt.

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2 February 2021

Jo Interviewed On The Sonya Morton Firth Show

#Business  #Reflective  #Non-Executive Director  

Jo Haigh joins Sonya Morton Firth in the latest episode "No such thing as work-life a balance. Now is the time to start your own business".

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15 January 2021

The Business Masterclass Series Built To Support Your Business

#Training  #Development  #Director  

If we thought that Brexit was going to make business more challenging, the COVID-19 pandemic has left even the most robust of us in some sort of stupor. The good news is there is light appearing, and it is not just the Chancellor with a torch, the rolling out of the vaccine will bring hope to the practically war-torn, and worse, economy.

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5 November 2020

The World-Class Fantasy Board of Directors

#Board  #Director  #Non-Executive Director  

I suspect some of you have had a degree of fun at times, playing and creating a fantasy football team, or my particular favourite, the dream dinner party guest game. So, how about dreaming of a world-class fantasy board of directors?

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11 August 2020

The Changing Face of Funding

#Finance  #Growth  

“It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a new life for me and I’m feeling good.” - Nina Simone

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3 August 2020

Succession Planning and Business Exit - What Is The Best Solution For You?

#Business  #Development  #Selling A Business  #Succession Planning  #Management Buyout  #Employee Ownership Trust  

Exiting your business as an entrepreneur is a serious and heartfelt task. It will bring on a huge series of mixed emotions, as for most entrepreneurs it’s a once in a life time exit.

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