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There is still the chance for you to capitalise on the extremely low 10% capital gains tax rates which are on offer via Entrepreneurs’ Relief, whenever you fully or partially sell your company. However, time is running out as there are already signs from the government that they will be applying the brakes on small business owners, by clamping down on the numerous available tax breaks for entrepreneurs. The Budget in 2015… Read More

‘To err is human’, it’s said … but for sellers and buyers alike, the M&A process is surely not a good time to make mistakes. Here are the top five errors made by sellers in M&A deals according to Forbes magazine, and our take on each. 1.Not Anticipating the Time and Effort Involved The number one spot goes to failure to anticipate the sheer amount of time and effort that’s involved in… Read More

International M&A expert, Benchmark International, has successfully assisted with the sale of G.B. Access Limited (G.B. Access) to Ashtead Plant Hire Company Limited (A-Plant). Formed in 1989, Peterborough based G.B. Access provides hoist equipment sales, rental, installation and training services, as well as boasting one of the largest rental fleets of Alimak rack and pinion hoists in Europe. Warrington based A-Plant is a leading equipment rental company in the UK and has… Read More

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