Looking to exit from your business in the next two to five years? We can help you achieve the best outcome.


How we help our clients prepare for an eventual exit

When we are asked who we work with and how our expertise is best deployed, a concise answer doesn’t always do justice to the range of work we undertake.

Our core focus is helping business owners – especially of technical and creative agencies, consultancies and professional service firms – prepare for a successful exit. That exit may two to five years away and the potential value up to around £5m. Understandably some business owners are reluctant to share their plans too early so discretion on our part is an essential part of the service we provide.

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Ideas to support a successful exit

How to review your business exit in just 10 minutes

Over the Christmas and New Year period we are inundated with hints, suggestions and cajoling about this being ‘a great time to reflect on the year just gone and plan ahead’. And what a year it has been.

In practice, how many of us do an effective ‘review and plan’ and, most importantly, make any changes as a result?

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9 reasons why your business exit plan is your best friend

A number of business owners we know have been running their companies for years, but have never written a business exit plan. Not as uncommon as you may think – we just don’t do it, business just happens, I’m too busy, and sole traders in the main question, ‘who’s...

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What’s in a name?

Business adviser, mentor, coach or consultant – when you need effective business advice, it’s far better to focus on attributes rather than labels. But what are the key attributes of a good business adviser? And how can you make those qualities work for you?

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With lockdown came change – how will you build on the experience?

For some businesses lockdown was an abrupt suspension of activity, some literally ‘shut up shop’ overnight. Others had to adapt operations to continue some level of business with alternative working arrangements. And for the rest, opportunities and sales volumes have grown to unprecedented levels.

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We have talked to other business owners and they are taken aback that we forecast our revenues, costs and cash flow

Meret Maynard
Outspoken Projects


We’ve written a number of guides on selected business subjects that will set you and your business in good stead for whatever future you may choose.

These are free for you to download and to make use of in your business, so please help yourself.