Month: January 2020

4 questions business sellers must ask their buyer

Managing Director at Rutland Capital Partners
Faisal is an entrepreneur investor, focused on buying and growing £1m-10m UK SME Businesses. Building a £30m revenue construction group. In his personal life he enjoys spending time with his wife and six children.
Faisal Khan

Selling a business IS stressful. Not only do you need to keep running your company but you must also juggle getting dozens of documents ready, bringing your financials up to date, as well as make time to meet potential acquirers. The last point can result in a lot of time being wasted if you don’t …

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Your business break-even point – do you know it?

Director of Finance at Rutland Capital Partners
With over 20 years of accounting experience within accounting firms, retail industry and investment banking, Peter's expertise has always been with numbers. Through his consultancy work he helps businesses and those running them to improve efficiency, specifically focused on the financial health and cashflow of the business to deliver improved profitability.
Peter Urquhart

In our experience most businesses consider the analysis or knowledge of a break-even point within their business something that a management consultant might discuss with them but not something they need to understand themselves. We feel this exercise is key in understanding the health of your business and how to manage the expansion (or retraction) …

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The 5 best ways to cut costs in your business

Director of Finance at Rutland Capital Partners
With over 20 years of accounting experience within accounting firms, retail industry and investment banking, Peter's expertise has always been with numbers. Through his consultancy work he helps businesses and those running them to improve efficiency, specifically focused on the financial health and cashflow of the business to deliver improved profitability.
Peter Urquhart

Cutting costs may sound to most like the simplest and most obvious strategy to improve the financial health of your business, but it can be one of the most effective. It can be very easy in business, equally as it can be in our personal life, where we sign up to a service or particular …

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How do I value my business

Director of Finance at Rutland Capital Partners
With over 20 years of accounting experience within accounting firms, retail industry and investment banking, Peter's expertise has always been with numbers. Through his consultancy work he helps businesses and those running them to improve efficiency, specifically focused on the financial health and cashflow of the business to deliver improved profitability.
Peter Urquhart

You will have heard the old analogy of your business being what someone is willing to pay, which can be true for some elements of the business but there are obviously more fundamental ways that a business can be valued. For the larger percentage of business owners this will be the first time you will …

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