When Do I Need to Start Thinking About Selling My Business?

We’re continuing with our brand new blog series, Ask Smart Financial, where we put your questions to Smart Financial CEO Steve Martin and COO Dr Mark Todman. This week, it’s the turn of Mark, discussing the sellability of your business. Remember Mark or Steve could be answering your question next month. Simply tweet us using the hashtag #AskSmartFinancial or email …

The Importance of Business Exit Planning – At Any Stage

Being a successful business owner means looking to the future at all times. While no one starts a company with the intentions of leaving it, your success also hinges on a thoughtful business exit strategy. Laying the framework for a successful exit strategy as early as possible ensures the future longevity of your business, and having a plan in place …

5 Reasons You Should Get Ready to Sell Your Business

Do you know how sellable your business is right now? You should, even if you think selling your business isn’t something you want to do right now. Sellability should be built into your business at the earliest stages to give you more options in the future. We’ve got five reasons you should get ready to sell your business. 1. Options …

Can I Sell My Business?

The real question is, can you charge – and get – what it’s really worth to you? Even if you’re not ready to sell yet, it’s wise to prepare now so that you’ll fully reap the profits of your success. Start establishing your business’ value now and boosting its sellability as needed so that you get a truly fair price …

Why You Need an Exit Strategy from Your Business

When you started your business, you probably thought you’d never leave it. Maybe you still don’t. But even if you’re perfectly comfortable where you are, business exit planning should be a serious consideration for you. Having a business exit strategy puts you in control, so that you can plan your exit just as carefully as you planned your business at …

How to plan your business exit strategy

If you’ve ever longed to gain freedom from your business you are not alone – this is one of the most common aspirations for business owners. The great news is however, that you can begin planning today to get your freedom back. Common Constraints Business owners can feel trapped because: • They know more than anyone else in the company about …