Why a good accountant is so important when buying a business

Carrying out due diligence is a crucial step when buying a small business and your accountant has an important role to play. Here’s how a good accountant can help you. According to Amanda Newton, a specialist from cloud-based accounting software... Read more

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Love coffee? Why not buy a café?

Merging your passion with your business can be a recipe for success, and is often a key motivator for people moving from being an employee to their own boss. But is it necessary when it comes to coffee? Can having... Read more

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What is due diligence and why is it so important?

Finding a business that seems like the right fit can be extremely exciting, and it’s easy to get carried away with plans for the future. But for the unwary first time business buyer there are many traps to look out... Read more

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Work for yourself, not by yourself: why franchising might be right for you

If you’re passionate about a particular trade or have a specific skill set, chances are you would have considered going into business for yourself. And you wouldn’t be alone. There are thousands of people who every day, like you, wonder... Read more

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