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  • What is due diligence? [video]
    When it comes to buying a business, it’s generally advisable to conduct thorough due diligence on the purchase opportunity. Every due diligence is different, and should be treated as such, but in this video I share three tips which you can apply to any due diligence process.
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  • Download our Due Diligence Checklist [free template]
    Due diligence is a critical component of a successful business purchase – and it's also a complex one. We have created the JPAbusiness Due Diligence Checklist to help buyers: conduct financial and commercial due diligence understand the basic requirements of legal due diligence recognise which documents you need to request from sellers and check them off as they are received. ...
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  • FREE template: JPAbusiness Outsourcing Checklist
    Improved communications and the global economy mean businesses are increasingly using outsourcing parties to drive efficiencies. Contractors, part-time and casual staff, consultants and advisers, are now common among SMEs and larger businesses alike. We’ve created the JPAbusiness Outsourcing Checklist to help you as a business owner or senior manager decide where and when you can use...
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  • 10 steps to buying a business [infographic]
      Step 1: Imagine the process of assessing different businesses for sale as a funnel The top of the funnel is wide and has a screen which sifts out businesses which don’t meet your requirements.
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  • Due diligence – how to uncover those skeletons before it's too late
    A successful business purchase is about doing your homework upfront and making sure you are well prepared.  In business circles this is called ‘doing your due diligence'.  You don’t want any nasty surprises after you take over – it's best to know about skeletons in the closet before it's too late to address them! And if you know the risks before you jump (buy the business), then you...
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  • What is 'strategic' value in a business sale?
    Strategic value is the value a purchaser is willing to pay for a business, over and above what an impartial business valuer might determine is ‘fair market value’. As we have discussed in our eBooks, one common method of determining a business’ fair market value is to use a multiple of earnings. Multiple of Earnings is the term for how many years or months a purchaser is prepared to ...
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  • Time for an end-of-financial-year check-up? [template]
    We created the JPAbusiness Business Health Check template to use with our business advisory clients. It helps them to identify business health issues they can address in-house, as well as areas where they need to seek external advice on methods to improve the business’s outcomes.
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  • Strategic planning – it doesn’t have to be so hard [blog]
    When I speak to business owners about planning I find their eyes often glaze over or they break out in a cold sweat. “Planning? Oh no!” they say. “Do we really need to talk about that? How will it make my business better?” But planning doesn’t have to be an onerous task and it is very valuable. I recently met with a new client to discuss the strategic planning program we are about t...
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  • How does a business' online activity impact its value? [infographic]
    In order to determine a business’s value we assess business health factors, which may include: Financial performance Quality of product or service delivery Point of difference and competitive position Staff culture and performance Physical location and geographic coverage Diversity, size and quality of clients External pressures on business, including industry trends an...
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  • How to calculate Business Maintainable Earnings [infographic]
    Business Maintainable Earnings (BME) reflect the ability of a business to generate earnings into the future. BME is the one of the most important concepts the market will consider when assessing a business’ value. The following infographic shows how to take account of abnormal fluctuations in your business’ performance (i.e. normalise) and calculate your business’ BME.
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  • How long should I allow to exit my business? [video]
    In this video I answer a common question: If I am just starting to think about exiting my business, how much time should I allow to see the process through? Using the example of a JPAbusiness client in Sydney who is currently going through a difficult succession process, I explain why talking about succession, getting advice and beginning planning well in advance, will definitely stre...
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  • 5 questions for business sellers to ask themselves
    Q.1 Do I really want to sell my business and, if so, why? Do you want to sell because you’ve had the business for five years and the results have been poor? Do you want to sell because you’re over-exposed to borrowings, your cash flow is tight and you can’t see a way to get ahead? Do you want to sell because it’s time to retire or move on to the next stage of your career? ...
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  • How do I create a succession plan? [Client case study]
    People often confuse the practice of business ‘succession planning’ with ‘retirement planning’. They are, of course, very different concepts. Succession planning is a valuable activity for any business, at any stage, regardless of whether the owner is considering retiring, selling or staying with the business for many years to come.
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  • The inside-out principle – what is it and how can it help my business?
    This time last year we published an eBook which challenged readers to ask themselves: ‘Am I the right type of person to own a business?’ The free eBook, Pros and Cons of Owning Your Own Business, was created for anyone considering buying or starting their first business, and it has proved very popular with our readership. It includes a checklist of 10 common attributes we tend to find...
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  • After-tax effects of Small Business CGT Concessions [blog]
    The following blog is an excerpt from our updated CGT eBook, Capital Gains Tax 2.0 – Issues to consider when selling your business. With the Federal Budget being handed down this week, it is worth remembering that the tax and financial policy environment can change, so be sure to check with your advisor regularly for updates.
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  • How to maximise business value [infographic]
    If you are thinking about selling a business, you obviously want to maximise that business’ value. So what are the key value drivers in a business and how can you ensure they are operating at peak performance when it comes time to sell? The following infographic lists three of the most critical business value drivers and summarises the characteristics they need to display in order to...
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  • What is employee fraud and who is most likely to commit it?
    When undertaking valuations for business owners or due diligence for business buyers, we occasionally find large variability in a business’s financial results, such as a year or two that runs significantly against a positive trend and is difficult to explain. In other circumstances variations are not as obvious, such as:
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  • How to conduct due diligence when buying a business [blog]
    Due diligence is a similar process for everyone, but it’s not the same process. The depth of your analysis will depend on your appetite for risk, the particular business you are looking at and your specific requirements for a business. It involves assessing your expectations of a business proposition against the target acquisition to determine if it measures up and where there might b...
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  • Buying a Franchise Planning Sheet [template]
    Buying a franchise may, on the surface, seem like any other business purchase. However, a franchise is a special type of business in which the brand and business operational model has been systematised. A franchise may have additional, more complex requirements for a buyer to consider and meet, but they also tend to come with more ongoing support than regular businesses. We have c...
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  • 3 questions to consider when selling a business [blog]
    If you are a business owner thinking about exit or succession, it may help to consider the following three questions as you begin the planning process. Q.1: What is your objective in selling? If you’re thinking about selling your business you need to be very sure – from the outset – of your objective in selling. Why do you want to sell it?
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  • How to create a brand plan using the 3 Ps
    When people think about the term ‘brand’ they often think only of a brand’s visual manifestation, i.e. the logo and livery. But a brand is much more than that. A brand is the sum of all you say and do in relation to your products and services, plus consumers’ personal experiences with these.   It is the relationship, or connection, between an organisation and its customers.

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