How the use of external finance can ease the route to employee ownership through an EOT transaction

How External Finance Can Ease the Route to Employee Ownership through an EOT Transaction – Article

5 minutes read Many business owners planning their exit or retirement strategy may be attracted to the idea of transferring ownership to the employees via an EOT.  However, for the transaction to take place the EOT needs to have sufficient funds to cover the purchase cost. There are three main routes to funding the Employee Ownership…

What is the purpose of Employee-Owned Business and can it be resold

What is the purpose of an Employee-Owned Business and can they be resold? – Article

11.5 minutes read Contemporary management theory claims that the primary aim of a business is to generate profit, and this is linked to maximising shareholder value and returns. However, this view overlooks the interests of a diverse array of stakeholders beyond the shareholders, such as society, employees, and creditors. Ethical and social governance principles advocate…

Every business encounters obstacles, the answer lies in stepping back, strategy, and working smarter. 

Don’t Worry, Be Happy: Navigating Challenges with Positivity and Strategy – Article

4 minutes read In today’s climate of economic uncertainty and political turmoil, it is easy to succumb to pessimism. Every business encounters obstacles but dwelling on worries can exacerbate issues and lead to burnout. While conventional wisdom advises doubling down and pushing harder in tough times, what if you and your team are already stretched thin?…

Capital Gains Tax could hit 45%

Capital Gains Tax Could Hit a Staggering 45% – Article

3 minutes read Capital Gains Tax (CGT) We had cautiously hoped that Capital Gains Tax (CGT) for sellers of businesses would remain untouched following the recent adjustments that significantly reduced Capital Gain Tax annual personal allowances. However, Labour is now advocating an increase in Capital Gains Tax to 45%, specifically targeting private equity executives with the…