Guide

Selling your business

Introduction

There's a range of key steps to follow in order to successfully complete the sale of your business. You and your advisers will also need to conduct effective negotiations to conclude the deal to your advantage.

This guide explains how to complete the sale of a business. It sets out how to approach negotiations with potential buyers and what to consider when weighing up offers. While price is important, there's a wide range of other factors you'll need to consider - from how staff will be treated to the tax implications.

The guide also covers closing a sale agreement with your buyer and the checks they'll make to ensure the information they've been given about your business is correct.