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Webinar – Building a Dynamic Team to Boost Growth and Business Value

Looking to build a thriving business in preparation for your eventual exit? Whether it’s 2, 5 or 10 years down the line, exiting from a business is something every entrepreneur should consider and plan for to guarantee a favourable sale value and chosen lifestyle. Gill Stewart of Capability Jane invited Derek Allen, Managing Director of


Selling your business – it’s personal!

Selling your business is clearly a “big deal” for any business owner. There are personal and emotional issues that need to be considered alongside all the legal and accounting work needed for a business sale. I often see owners being “caught-out” by these personal issues – there are some key questions I come across: –


Exit Strategies: Selling Your Business by Getting the Documentation Right

When you have been owning and managing your business for several years, you start to believe that all the necessary paperwork you need is at hand and ready to hand over to a potential investor or buyer. Unfortunately we often meet business owners who are trying to sell their companies with inadequate, out of date,

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.

Your success is everything .



The Business Owner’s Guide to Managing Growth

These days it’s hard work to start up and keep your business running. Government and financial institutions such as banks are hampering a small business to get funding in order to fulfil their dreams.  So the owner manager ends up working ever harder and longer hours.  The initial teething pains of a small business gets

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

White Papers


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.