When buying a business, there are lots of factors that you need to consider. The industry sector, geographic location and legal structure of the business will require you to act in a certain way to ensure that your business purchase is carried out without issue.

Our guides can inform and assist you when it comes to buying – or selling – a business. You might also like to check out our Franchise Guides section.

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Due Diligence when Buying a Small Business

“Due Diligence” is an oft-heard expression in the business for sale industry, but what does it really mean, and why is it so important? Buying a business can be one of the most liberating and life-changing decisions of your life.

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Buying a Children’s Nursery

Q : I want to start my own nursery. I have worked as a deputy manager for two years and have funds behind me but don’t know where to start. Can anyone help? A: You have already jumped a few

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Buying investment property in Florida

Property Investment in Florida

Ten point checklist to property investment in Florida Florida has long been a favourite destination here in the UK, both for holidaymakers and property investors. In this article, we’ll take a look at your options in Florida vacation rental accommodation

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A Guide to Finance for Buying a Business

Buying a Business – Raising Finance Raising finance for a business isn’t always straightforward. We’re well past the time when you could walk into your bank and then walk out with a loan. Or when you had a dedicated bank

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How to start a Restaurant

Opening a restaurant is a huge task not to be undertaken lightly. There are numerous jobs that need to be carried out before you open your doors to the paying public, some of which are mentioned below. Get The Idea

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Buying a retail business

Buying a Retail Business

Considering buying a retail business? Make sure you consider the type of retail business, the location and the regulatory requirements carefully before presenting an offer to the seller.  “Make sure you consider the type of retail business” There are hundreds

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Commercial property for Sale on Daltons Business

I’m buying a commercial property. What do I need to know? – FAQs

When buying a commercial property, make sure you’re clear on what you and your business need before you start looking for a commercial property for sale. Buying Commercial Property takes time”Should I buy a freehold commercial property or a leasehold

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New Start Scotland Exhibition – learn to start and grow a business

The New Start Scotland Exhibition. In one day, in one place, for free, you can find everything you need to start your business and grow it into a thriving success! All you need to do is register for your free

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Buying a Holiday Lettings Business

Buying a Holiday Lettings Business

FAQs on Buying a Holiday Lettings Business Q : I would like to buy a holiday lettings business but I’m not sure of the work involved in a) buying it, b) running it. Can you give me any advice, please? A:

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Buying a Beauty Salon | Daltons Business

Buying a Beauty Salon – FAQs

Thinking of Buying a Beauty Salon? here is a list of FAQs Q: I am thinking of buying a beauty salon which is for sale. I have some beauty qualifications, but I am a holistic therapist and would like to

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Buying a Pub | Daltons Business

Advice on Buying a Pub

When buying a pub, make sure you get your own personal criteria clear from the start. Do your research and invest in a pub that provides the kind of trade – and the kind of lifestyle – you’re looking for.

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