Selling a business is a bit like selling a house – to get the best value and get a quick sale, you have to make it look nice on both the inside and outside to maximise your chances of success, says
We've undertaken a survey over recent months and asked accountants "Do you feel undervalued by clients ?" .
This might seem like an odd question to ask and you may not be interested at all but let me ask you the same thing in a different way.
Traditionally us beancounters have been most reluctant to try and sell a 3rd party service to our clients .Most unprofessional , tut tut tut etc .
I had an epiphany last week. I was dashing to the car during a torrential downpour, when my cat Eric, ran out from under a parked car. Then it struck me - umbrellas for cats!
I am currently in talks with an accountant to run over my books, file a return, accounts etc.
However, I want to make sure that they are the real deal.
The two-way relationship between accountants and their clients is something that has radically changed in recent years.