The Atticus Papers

Bringing clarity to finance

Friday 6th August, 2021

A guide to successfully exiting your business - Things to consider when selling your company

What do you need to consider when selling your business? I am frequently asked this question by clients who have been incredibly successful in building their business, but have given little thought to how they will eventually exit the business or what a successful exit will even look like. The reality is that selling a business can be as fraught with pitfalls as the actual process of starting the business up and making it profitable. I have therefore put together this guide which takes an in-depth look at: • When you should start planning your business exit • Your objectives when selling your business • Your options when selling your business • How to make your business more attractive to buyers • How to value your business • Which advisers and professionals you should talk to and how they can help • How a financial adviser can help with your pre and post exit planning I hope you find this guide useful, but if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to get in touch with us. We are always happy to help and have a broad range of contacts with other experienced professionals we can put you in touch with, who can make a huge difference to the eventual outcome of the process.

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Tuesday 1st June, 2021

How do you pay for financial advice - a complete guide to financial adviser charges and fees

I am often asked by people, "How do I pay for financial advice? What fees do financial advisers charge?" This is an incredibly important question, as fees and charges create a drag on investment performance. If they are too high, how are you to make the investment returns you need to achieve your goals? If they are too complicated, how are you to know if they are too high? There are many people who could benefit from taking financial advice. There is a mountain of evidence that shows that taking financial advice makes a real difference. However, many people are put off by the fees and charges. We have therefore put together this guide to help explain all the charges involved in paying for financial advice, including the advice fees and the fees on the investments and platforms themselves.

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Friday 14th May, 2021

Who are the top 10 best financial advisers in Hampshire and Surrey?

Looking for a high-quality financial adviser? It is often hard to know which financial adviser to hire when you live in Hampshire or Surrey, where there are so many financial advisers, it is almost impossible to throw a stick without hitting one.

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Tuesday 4th May, 2021

The 10 best questions you should ask your financial adviser

Knowing what questions to ask a financial adviser will save you time, effort, and money. To help you find the right adviser - and avoid hiring the wrong one - here are the 10 most important questions I think you should be asking.

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