The best way to prepare for the sale of your business is to be well informed: this will allow you to take the necessary steps to get the highest possible sale price for your business. With this in mind, our experienced solicitors have compiled an overview of the key points to consider when preparing to sell your business.
In the unfortunate event that you must dismiss an employee for misconduct or poor performance, there are certain steps and measures to be followed in order to avoid the risk of disputes and litigation.
Employment terms often change over time when employees are promoted or receive a salary increase, for example. There are, however, certain changes to employment terms that employees are less willing to accept, such as pay cuts, changes to working hours, or the addition of new duties. It is therefore important that employers understand how to amend an employment contract with minimal risk of conflict.
The word ‘insolvency’ carries many frightening connotations for business owners. However, being insolvent does not necessarily mean that your company must close up shop for good. Here, we discuss how to determine whether your company is insolvent, along with some of the main insolvency options that might save your company.
At first glance, the appeal of franchising is obvious: for those franchising their business, it may seem like a brilliant way of expanding the business, and for those investing in a franchise, it may appear to be a quick and easy route to success, as the business’s brand and reputation is already established.
TUPE is an acronym for the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employees) Regulations, which are designed to protect employees if the business they work for changes ownership or if there is any change in service provisions.
Due diligence is of paramount importance when buying any business, but when purchasing a dental practice, there are various additional factors that come into play. Examining each of the elements will help you determine the true value of a practice, comply with the statutory requirements of the UK’s General Dental Council, and ascertain which warranties or indemnities will be needed in your sale and purchase agreement.
Due diligence is an integral part of any acquisition, allowing the buyer to thoroughly investigate every facet of a target company in order to ascertain its true worth. Here, we explain why investigating the social media worth of a target company should be a core component of the due diligence process.
Although due diligence is, generally speaking, intended to protect the buyer, it is equally important for the seller when negotiating the sale of a business, as it can streamline completion of the sale. Here, we give an overview of the areas of due diligence specific to the sale of a dental practice, to prepare you for the enquiries and demands you can expect from a prospective buyer.
A management buy-out (MBO) occurs when a company’s existing management team purchases the company, moving from employees to entrepreneurs. It can be a challenging experience, but with carefully selected advisors and investors, an MBO can result in an acquisition that is successful for the long-term.