What Creates Business Value

Posted November 30, 2010
Category Wealth Creation
I was thinking the other day about the 3 key financial results areas for all businesses - profit, cash and value.  The first two are really easy to work out, but the last one is never apparent from any financial reports – you have to get someone to do the exercise for you.  Further, there seems to be a bit of a myth that valuing a privately owned business only needs to be done when the business is ready to be sold or when a lender requires a valuation as part of a due diligence programme. 

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Don't Let the Buzzards Do you Over

Posted November 22, 2010
Category Wealth Creation
I've had a few discussions in recent days with business owners concerned about their personal liability arising from work that they have done in the past.  The biggest worry is coming from architects who may have been involved in a project 10 years ago, which is now showing signs of not being completely water-tight.  It's not necessarily that there was anything wrong with the work they did. 

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