The Scottish EDGE Round 18 finals day was packed with incredibly talented and creative Scottish businesses pitching to receive a piece of the £1.5 million prize pot which was shared among 42 enterprises.
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Want to sell your business but can’t find a buyer? Why not sell to your family, management team or employees?
Many business owners want to sell or retire but don’t know who to sell to or how to get paid what the business is worth. Many owners don’t realise that the most straightforward way to sell their business is to sell it to the people who are right in front of them – family members, management team or employees.
Parties often get so caught up in the excitement of entering into contractual relations with each other, that little consideration (or none) is given to the desired mechanisms to be used for when things go wrong or how they will otherwise exit from the arrangements. He we look at the importance of getting contracts right from the start.
The UK Government’s National Security and Investment Bill introduces a new screening process for foreign investment in the UK. The rapid advancement of technological, economic and geopolitical change mean that wider reform of existing powers is considered necessary to protect the UK from potential threats. The new rules don’t come into force fully until 4 January 2022 but, as some of the provisions are retrospective, the changes are immediately relevant to businesses in certain sectors.
2020 saw investment activity dip across some sectors, however the technology sector boomed and there is no sign of the growth easing off.