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Value Proposition take 2: How to create the ideal value proposition

Following on from my earlier blog on the subject of value propositions, here I take a look at what makes a good value proposition, remember, your value proposition is the number one thing that determines whether people will bother reading more about your products or engaging with your business. How to craft your ideal value


5 expensive mistakes to avoid when selling your business for a great price

Business exit strategy planning or selling your business outright is one of the most crucial elements of a company’s life cycle.  If not planned correctly the negative financial impact for the company and individuals involved can be significant, not least in financial terms. So what are the common mistakes an owner should avoid making? 1  


Common Business Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

When running or starting a business there are numerous mistakes you can make that can impact on your cash flow, motivation of staff, happiness of you and your team and your customers perception of your business. Here are a few to avoid. 1  Not acting on changes to your market – this could be new

Welcome to CMC Partners

From start up to growth, raising finance, solving specific problems, to increasing your business value in preparation for exit or sale - If you own a business and want to grow it, improve performance, leave or sell, then we can help. Our team of partners have vast specialist experience in operating, growing and selling businesses, working at senior level for many leading UK companies in addition to owning their own businesses.

Our passion is helping business owners to succeed. We support you throughout your business journey. Working in close partnership, focussing on the priorities of your business and providing practical actionable steps to achieve your ambitions, we make a difference.

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Case Studies


Case Study – 1973 Ltd – Progressing from ‘Doing’ to ‘Managing’ a Business

Growing a creative Digital Marketing Agency CMC helped the directors of this digital marketing agency increase revenue by 55% in just two years. Through business planning and process reviews they continue to grow the company to maximise business value.  The Challenge: Grow the business and increase asset value Create time and space for the directors’



Exhibiting Success – Let’s do business

I recently exhibited at a local trade show, run by the local Chamber of Commerce, Let’s do business was a great opportunity to meet potential clients and to re-connect with past contacts. Trade shows are hard work but done well, they can deliver substantial rewards. Here are my tips to help you maximise your return

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White Paper – So you are thinking about selling your business

If you are thinking about selling your business in the next 3 – 5 years then you need to start thinking about planning your exit or succession. An exit strategy will help you carefully plan what needs to be done to enable you to exit your business successfully and smoothly to its maximum sale price.