Simon Rigby is the principal of SME Assistance.

Buying and selling a company

How to sell your business: Planning the exit strategy

When people go into business for themselves, they rarely think about how to sell their firm. But the earlier you think about exit strategy, the better, says Simon Rigby

Finding and selling to customers

Avoiding the overtrading trap: When to take orders, and when not to

Overtrading means when you are selling more products than you can afford to buy. Simon Rigby offers tips to avoid this tricky situation


Do balance sheets differ between company types?

Are there different types of balance sheet if you are a sole trader or a limited company?