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What is Succession Planning?

Posted by: Glenn Sharp on

Succession planning involves preparing for the future transfer of ownership of your business. It ensures a smooth transition and helps minimise stress, maximising the outcome during a potentially challenging period. Read more about succession planning here.

Why Succession Planning Matters

Succession planning is about defining your vision for the future and the steps needed to achieve it, considering business, personal, and family expectations. Many business owners delay planning their exit, which can significantly impact their financial returns. It’s essential to treat succession planning as a crucial part of your business strategy, requiring regular updates and consideration.

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Key Questions for Business Owners

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The Importance of Early Planning

Identifying a successor, whether through a management buyout or a family member, is just the first step. There are many expectations, logistics, and legalities to manage to ensure a smooth transition for everyone, including your customers. Proper planning will reflect the hard work and investment you’ve put into your business, laying a strong foundation for the future.

How We Can Help

Sharp Accounting specialise in developing comprehensive succession plans that meet the expectations of all parties involved. Contact us to learn how we can help you create a successful succession strategy.

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