Frequently asked questions

Common seller mistakes

  • Not preparing the business adequately for sale
  • Inappropriate marketing of the business – using the wrong approach
  • Failure to carry our research to identify international purchasers as well as UK buyers
  • Inadequate tax planning
  • Not retaining key staff
  • Letting the sale process detract from managing the business
  • Impatience
  • Unrealistic expectations
  • Inappropriate warranties or indemnities
  • Not seeking specialist professional help