Exit Strategies

How to sell your small business when you want to retire

The key to a stress-free succession planning is to think ahead, says Keith McAlister of Thomson Snell & Passmore

Exit Strategies

15% of SME business directors are beyond retirement age

Many entrepreneurs fail to sell before planned retirement, meaning they are trapped running businesses.


Just one change to your retirement planning and you could retire earlier

Here, Hannah Goldsmith DipPFS, Goldsmith Financial Solutions, explores how business leaders could retire earlier with a few minor retirement plan changes.


What kind of a retirement can Santa expect?

Here, Alan Morahan at Punter Southall Aspire talks about Santa’s pension and retirement options this Christmas.

Exit Strategies

How to transition your family business before retirement

Handing over a family business to the next generation is often a precarious time. Read on for tips on how to minimise pain during the transitional period.


Is running a company the new retirement?

Young CEOs may grab a lot of the headlines these days, but entrepreneurs over 50 are giving them a run for their money.

Human Resources

How to persuade staff to retire by promoting financial advice

With a backdrop of anti-age discrimination and a new landscape for financial advice, Lee Coles, head of Jelf Money after Work, looks at how businesses can help and encourage employees to retire.


Retirement age changes to hit business

The government’s abolishing of the retirement age will squeeze British businesses and could lead to ‘more unpleasant and costly legal action’, says the CBI.


Owner-managers postpone retirement

Four out of five business owners say they will have to retire later than they expected a year ago as the recession deepens, according to research.

Human Resources

Know the retirement rules

Sikin Andela, partner at Glovers Solicitors, warns of potential legal battles over requests to work beyond retirement age and reveals how to avoid them.