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    5 tips for business sellers [infographic]

    Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 24-Jan-2018 02:00:00

    This infographic is based on lessons learned during a recent sale we facilitated for a client.

    During the sale process our client showed how listening to market feedback and being responsive and flexible can deliver an acceptable outcome.

    As we often say, selling is a dynamic process – it's not a 'set and forget' where you get your valuation, list the business for sale at that price, and away it goes.

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    Topics: infographic, business advice, selling a business, Business advisor

    [Video] How family business culture impacts value

    Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 24-Jan-2018 02:00:00

    Family businesses have a reputation for having strong, efficient business cultures.

    (And, as we all know, strong, sustainable business cultures contribute to strong, sustainable financial performance and, hence, business value.)

    While this reputation is well-deserved and generally true, the family business structure can also lend itself to developing a 'toxic' business culture.

    As James explains in this video, there can be a two 'classes' of individuals in a family business. 

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    Topics: Business Value, Family business, staff management, business advice, selling a business, Business advisor, Business selling, Business culture

    3 questions to ask before buying a business [infographic]

    Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 17-Jan-2018 02:00:00

    When working with our business buying clients, one of the first things I tell them is that price should not be their primary concern.

    Of course it’s important – there’s no point enquiring about a business worth $5 million if you only have $500,000 to invest.

    However, as the infographic below illustrates, there are several questions you need to ask yourself before you get too far into the buying process.

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    Topics: Buying a business, infographic, business buying, Business advisor

    Use our Business Buyer's Checklist to assess opportunities [template]

    Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 17-Jan-2018 02:00:00

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    Buying a business is an investment class that is not as liquid as many others, so it is not an investment decision to be rushed into or made lightly.

    For those of you considering buying a business, we have created the Business Buyer's Checklist.

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    Topics: Buying a business, Checklist, business advice, business buying, Business advisor

    [Video] How to use the Business Health Check template

    Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 10-Jan-2018 02:00:00

    JPAbusiness has been conducting Business Health Checks for clients for over 15 years.

    In this video James explains how the Business Health Check has become such an important part of JPAbusiness' portfolio of client services, and how it serves as a diagnostic tool for uncovering a business' weaknesses, while also identifying its strengths.

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    Topics: Template, Video, Business advisor, Business health check

    How to use our Selling a Business Planning Sheet [template]

    Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 03-Jan-2018 02:00:00

    With the new year upon us, we thought the time was right to publish our new Selling a Business Planning Sheet.

    Business owners often use time off during the holiday period to reflect on their business’ performance and make decisions for the year ahead – decisions which may involve exit and succession plans.

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    Topics: Selling your business, Template, Business advisor, Business selling

    [Video] Don't let over-reliance on key personnel erode business value

    Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 03-Jan-2018 02:00:00

    In this video James explains how business value can be eroded when the majority of knowledge and expertise is held by one key individual.

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    Topics: Video, Succession planning, Business valuation, Business advisor

     
    Disclaimer: The information contained in this blog is general in nature and should not be taken as personal, professional advice. Readers should make their own inquiries and obtain independent, professional advice before making any decisions, taking any action or relying on any information in this blog. 
     
     

     

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