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“My favourite things in life don’t cost any money. It’s really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time”

Steve Jobs

Successfully exiting your business is widely regarded as one of the few gateways to the foundations of real personal freedom:

Time and Money

Space and time to do what you want, live the lifestyle you want - and the money to finance it.

If you are like most business owners, a successful exit is fundamental to your future life plans – and no less than you deserve after your journey to get there. You probably have a very clear vision of what a successful exit will mean to you and your family.

Preparing yourself and your business for exit is probably unlike anything you’ve done in your business career – a very different set of rules apply. In our view, anything you do to improve your business should be done with exit in mind, regardless of time scales, whether that exit is a succession plan to the next generation of your family or an MD, an MBO or a sale.

There is no “one size fits all” approach, and we respect the fact that your business is unique, as are you, your fellow shareholders and your circumstances. With that in mind, below is an over view of the service packages we offer to help you;

Build exit value

Improve your business

Prepare for exit

Achieve the exit you deserve.

Financial Liability Review

Business Wide Risk Assessment

Business Analysis & Research (staff, market, customers)

Capability & Opportunity Analysis

New Markets Assessment

Business Strategy Review & Development

Strategic Analysis – inc Options Assessment

Pre-Exit Due-Diligence Preparation

Exit Preparation, Planning & Strategy

Business Systems & Process Review

Client & Process Journey Mapping

Sales Function Assessment & Review

Sales Strategy Review

Leadership & Management Development & Coaching

Business Continuity & Succession Planning

Dashboard & KPIs

Bespoke On-going Support & Retainer Packages

Life After Exit Preparation – Coaching

Our process is simple;

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Our Blog

Not everything that counts can be counted…..

In pure financial terms, a business’s sale value is the sum of its asset value and the value of the goodwill, or, perhaps more realistically, what someone is prepared to pay for it.  This is a more complex area and will depend on financial performance, strategic value to the buyer and the availability of alternative options....

TSB Systems debacle – where was the real failure?

I’ve previously worked with several software businesses and even been a Non-Exec Director in that space.  I’m not a technical person, my input and value has been more strategic, commercial and governance related.  ...

Time or money – what matters most?

Deciding when to exit a business is often a question of balancing conflicting drivers; spending time in the business building its exit value versus exiting now for a lesser sum but having the time (and potentially health) to enjoy it. ...

Case Studies

Import/Wholesale & Distribution – Family Business

Significantly improved sales, greater staff accountability within constraints imposed by the Family Business leadership team. ...

Pharma/Consultancy

Improved sales significantly. Successfully assisted owner with personal issues impacting business through one to one coaching. ...

Marketing Agency

Business Owner successfully grew client base and sales. Ultimately exited by selling out to another agency. ...


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