If you're now considering retirement you will also be considering what happens to your business when you retire. Whether you are passing on a family owned business, or thinking about selling your business to boost your retirement income, the Library's succession planning resources will help you to choose the best option for you and your business.
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Exit right: achieving a golden goodbye by realising the maximum value for your business
Pearson, Barry (Thorogood, 2004)
This book has been written to be of benefit to those business owners, group executives, accountants and lawyers who are likely to find themselves involved in selling a company.’ Chapters include how to consider the options; how to choose the time to sell; how to choose and use professional advisers; how to value a business for sale; how to find and handle prospective purchasers and how to eliminate losses before selling.
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Your guide to a smart retirement
Offers advice to business owners on succession planning. Includes common retirement misconceptions and tips for keeping a business in the family.
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Briefings are four-page guides from Atom Content Marketing written for the busy practitioner, director and entrepreneur providing concise, practical advice on core business issues.
Selling your business: Your responsibilities
Advice from Gov.uk on your obligations when selling a company, partnership or sole trader business.
Selling your business and closing down
Series of guides from Gov.uk covering topics from closing limited companies to ceasing self-employment.
A guide to planning your retirement from your business
Article written by Clive Lewis, ICAEW's Head of Enterprise, which provides useful tips on exit planning, succession planning, business valuation and managing a successful transfer.
Tips and advice from the Chartered Accountants' Benevolent Association on preparing for and managing your retirement.
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