Andy White, a tax partner at chartered accountancy firm Carter Backer Winter, talks about the popular tax avoidance claims and why most of them are false.
While many sellers think of the right partner only in terms of the quantitative – valuation – the softer, more intangible, qualitative factors have an important role to play. This is especially true if there is any additional deferred or contingent consideration (such as an earnout), and/or if you intend to stay with the business after the sale.
It's my 25th year in business, a quarter of a century, just over half my life, and almost all my working life. To say there has been the odd crisis would be a monumental understatement. Frankly, sometimes I have felt I have lurched from one crisis to another. But still I have survived.
Having a close relationship with colleagues and bosses is the highlight of working for a small business in the UK.
Andrew McNulty, founder of Touch Stay, explains what led him to make the change from FD to start-up entrepreneur and what he's learnt along the way.
At 46 per cent, almost half of Brits are multitasking while sitting on the toilet by using the time to complete their Christmas shopping, a study by parcel delivery firm Hermes has found.
Clifford Chance partner Simon Davis’ 225 page study of the FCA induced major fall in Insurance Companies’ share prices and the ensuing false market, on the 28th March this year, is a devastating insight into how unfit for purpose our financial regulator is and why this is so.
The Open Data Institute (ODI) has created a report of recommendations for the government on how open data can provide benefits around business innovation, policies, society and the economy.
It's almost the weekend, and to coincide with Christmas jumper day, we're digging though the site for the best 'advent calendar treats'.
UK manufacturers are playing catch-up when it comes to automation, and an increase in tax benefits, better understanding from banks and a longer term view on return on investment from SMEs is needed to make sure the sector can compete.
Real Business talks to CEO John Curwen about why Harvey Jones decided to package itself as a domestic product rather than an international one. Being 'Made in Britain' seems to be a key factor to the brand.