What the Kings coronation can teach us about succession planning

The recent Coronation of King Charles III has got me thinking about how the Royal Family and wider household can provide us lessons in succession planning and preparation.

Spring Budget 2023 – Saving the ‘goodies’ for next year?

In our pre-Budget blog, we shared our thoughts, hoping that we wouldn’t see more bad news for business in the Spring Statement.

Springboard appoints Chris Rawstron as Chairman

We are delighted to announce the appointment of highly respected corporate lawyer Chris Rawstron as Chairman as we continue to invest in our team and offering to the market.

Spring Budget 2023 – No more bad news for business please!

Rising interest rates on the back of burgeoning inflation, teetering on the edge of a recession and the war in Ukraine have created a ‘perfect storm’ for UK business owners in the past 12 months.

A look back at 2022 and the M&A outlook for 2023

In this blog we take a brief look back at 2022 and give you our thoughts on what 2023 may hold for the M&A market.

Three new recruits for Springboard

Springboard Corporate Finance has recruited three new team members

Preparing your business for sale – Part 2

Written by James Bailey, Partner.   We’ve been covering the key areas to consider when preparing your business for sale. In my first blog on preparing for sale I covered understanding your objectives, starting the process early, company profile /...

Preparing your business for sale – Part 1

Written by James Bailey, Partner. To achieve a successful sale, maximise value and minimise the risk of a failed transaction, founders and shareholders should have a clear plan.  Below, I’ll cover some initial areas to consider and will follow up...

Who should you sell your business to?

Written by Robert Johnson, Partner. The decision to sell your business and who to sell it to can often be a tough one to make. You need to carefully consider all your options and reflect on several factors including: Your...