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How can I avoid small business failure?

Management of cashflows, especially receipts from customers, is a major headache for SMEs and one of the biggest causes of small business failure. You can help yourself to manage cashflow by adopting effective invoicing strategies and getting financial help to avoid a cash crisis. Here are four expert tips on how to keep cash coming…

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How to avoid common Merger & Acquisition pitfalls

Whilst the collapse of Thomas Cook came as shock to many, it can arguably be traced back to a merger which happened more than a decade ago. What went wrong and what steps can you take to ensure a successful merger? Collapse of Thomas Cook The immediate answer as to why Thomas Cook failed after…

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The importance of financial due diligence

If you’re thinking about buying, or selling or looking for investment in your business financial due diligence is a key issue that cannot be overlooked. Why is financial due diligence important? What’s involved? What to expect   What is financial due diligence? Financial due diligence is the process of performing a thorough investigation into the…

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Case Study- Due Diligence Reporting

Business Issue: Beechbrook Capital enlisted EFM’s services due to their increasing concerns of using the traditional financial due diligence reports being produced by the “top” accountancy practices. Their opinion was that the methods used by these practices were still being produced in the same format for the last 15 years or so, the reports were…

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