We can help you with...

Selling Your Business

Realise the fruits of your years of hard work and sacrifice, fds will guide you through the ride of your life to deliver a dream deal completion.

Buying a Business

Secure your ideal acquisition with our premier research and negotiation capabilities, we can help you achieve the perfect deal.

Succession Planning Days

A dedicated day for planning the future succession of your business, considering possible exit routes and the future success of the business without you and any other shareholders.

Company Valuations

Let us take your numbers and translate them into hard cash, our business valuations give you an insight into current and potential hidden value.

Employee Ownership Trust (EOT)

Transfer the ownership of your business to your existing staff using an Employee Ownership Trust (without any cost to them) and realise your value to date by taking the sale proceeds tax-free.

Management Buyout (MBO) & Vendor Initiated Management Buyout (VIMBO)

Are you thinking of purchasing the company you work for? We can help you own the business you made great.

Crowdfunding

Let us help you tap into a worldwide market of individual and corporate investors and customers at the same time to maximise your business.

Raising Finance

There are always funds available to do a deal if you know where to look. We know all the hidden routes to all the hidden sources.

Long-Term Incentive Plan (LTIP)

The only ‘i’ in team is in incentive and if you want to keep your team together you need an incentive plan based on the value of your business.

Non-Executive Director (NED) Support

Mirror mirror on the wall, will I succeed or will I fall? Answer……...or ask an experienced award winning Non-Executive Director who has lots of answers and isn’t afraid to share them.

Mentoring and Coaching

It can be lonely on the journey through the executive corridors, you need someone to help you find the right exit and entry doors and switch on the illuminated signs.

Dream Days

As soon as we help discover your company's dream, your business will wake up and start to have meaning, we will help you interpret those dreams into a reality.

Board Restructuring

Do you feel underwhelmed by the performance of your company board? An fds board restructuring review and exercise could help get the right person in the right chair and make your board world-class.

Board Review

A dynamic board needs to be challenged, our prescriptions help prevent major surgery and allow for preemptive diagnosis of problems before they become terminal.

Training Services

Bespoke Director Level Training

CFO “what happens if we train our directors and they leave?” CEO “what happens if we don’t and they stay?”

Masterclass Workshops

A series of interactive business workshops, covering essential skills and insights for directors

Keynote, Conference and Seminar Speaker

Jo will deliver a keynote speech with passion and purpose, laugh and cry with her as she shares her stories on “it happened on the way to the boardroom”.

Training Services Testimonials

Do you think your company is in need of some specialised training? You can read Jo Haigh's exceptional reviews here.

Terms & Conditions for Online Training Courses

Bespoke Director Level Training

CFO “what happens if we train our directors and they leave?” CEO “what happens if we don’t and they stay?”

Masterclass Workshops

A series of interactive business workshops, covering essential skills and insights for directors

Keynote, Conference and Seminar Speaker

Jo will deliver a keynote speech with passion and purpose, laugh and cry with her as she shares her stories on “it happened on the way to the boardroom”.

Training Services Testimonials

Do you think your company is in need of some specialised training? You can read Jo Haigh's exceptional reviews here.

Terms & Conditions for Online Training Courses

Shareholder Agreements

A business prenup, getting your shareholder agreements right at the start, can lessen the impact of those inevitable fallouts later in your business journey.

Shareholder Disputes

Every good friendship must be tested with at least one great fallout and during this time it is important not to forget all the things they did right. However, if you can’t resolve these problems yourself they fester and become irrevocable. Further intervention with a specialist will always help.

A Directors Board Pack

Companies for the most part fail because they haven't got a strong board with good governance practices in place, our fail safe kit could help improve your board and its performance.

Director's Induction Pack

The fds Director's Induction Pack will provide a much needed insight into the future of your newly appointed role.

Director Contracts

Standard service contacts to tailor accordingly for an executive director and a non-executive director agreement.

Advisory Board Guidelines and Terms of Reference

Do you have a formally appointed board of directors who are overwhelmed with the workload or are simply too operational? You should consider implementing an Advisory Board to improve the company's performance.

Specialist Support

Through our extensive knowledge and years of experience we are able to tailor our services to support and guide you.

Contact us

Get in touch with us today and we can help you on the next steps of your business journey

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