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Business Succession Planning

Succession Planning Advise

A family business succession planning is a method that entitles you to decide the future of your business that who will administer your business  if you retire, get ill or if something unexpected happens to you.

Often a time, most self-employed individuals are so preoccupied with how to build up their business that they overlook thinking about what will happen to their enterprise if they become ill or pass away.

By not preparing for the future, business owners may jeopardise their lives and hard work along with the fate of their business associates and loved ones by putting them into financial complications; this is where a business succession plan can come in handy.

With a proper business exit strategy, you can have peace of mind that your loved ones will be in safe hands in case of death or severe illness. We customize each client’s business succession planning giving them effective strategies. So contact us today and let us help you save your lot for the better.

More About Business Succession Planning

Planning for succession effectively and on time is crucial to the strategic planning of the company because it can help ensure the business’s continuity.Planning for succession is essential, and it is especially important for small and medium-sized firms and family-run business.

Why it is Important?

A business succession plan is essential because:

  • A death without proper planning can affect how a business operates, its employees, and the company’s value after a significant person’s death. 
  • Without ethical planning, you can lose valuable tax benefits, and your loved ones may have to pay more inheritance tax than mandated. 
  • With a good succession plan, your business estate can come from inheritance taxes and third-party claims such as creditors to divorce or investors. 

At Care Financial Services, we know how hard work goes into creating a prosperous business; seeing your hard work go down the drain can be heartbreaking. That is why we equip our clients with the best guidance to protect their businesses in all circumstances and prepare them for the future.

Who will Get What?

As necessary as it is to operate your business profitably, it is equally vital that you determine how you will split your inheritance and who will inherit what from your estate. 

Having your own business or assets such as investments and shares can determine the structure of your Will and how you will supervise your estate in the future. A family business exit planning can make this approach much simpler and recurring as it ensures that the intended person gets the correct percentage of your shares. Many self-made business owners are interested in family involvement in the businesses.

They also may want to outsource the company to trusted employees. Furthermore, you may hope to have an amount of finance equal to the value of your company stocks left for your family. 

What are the options?

The most challenging part for the owner of a family business succession planning is to decide that who to transfer the business.

Depending on the time of exit, a succession plan may contain numerous components. There are certain crucial steps to consider before thinking of developing a thorough and efficient business succession plan. 

Depending on the owner’s wishes and the type of business, the succession planning may include many scenarios in which ownership of a business may ultimately be transferred. 

The owners may choose from the following options for transfer of ownership:

  • Selling the business to an existing shareholder or partner
  • Selling the business to a third-party
  • Selling the business to an existing employee
  • Transferring ownership to a family member/heir

Whether you’re thinking about a third-party sale, a management buyout, or family succession, we can help you plan ahead by offering extensive, commercially sound guidance.

The owners may decide to create a succession plan themselves or they may opt to hire professionals to do it, depending on the complexity of the succession planning process.

Care Financial Services can assist you in establishing a plan to select the next leader, business valuation, and documentation of the process. It can also help you determine the best succession planning solution for your company. Please contact us today if you need assistance moving toward the succession planning process.

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How can Care Financial Services Help?

Care Financial Services possesses a team of some of the most qualified professionals who can work with you to hand over an outstanding succession plan for either lifetime or after-death planning. We evaluate an adaptable framework to ensure prosperity from the sales of your corporate stocks is kept safe from the social impacts and claims by third parties such as divorced spouses of creditors and to furnish beneficiaries with next-generation tax benefits. So please don’t waste any more time and contact us so that we can construct an outstanding business succession plan for you. 

Frequently Ask Questions

If you have a question that deals with clients, customers or the public in general, there is bound to be a need for the FAQ page.


Ideally, you should plan your exit strategy and desired business grow at the time you start your business. Don’t wait until you want to sell your business to take action; otherwise, you might have lost valuable employees or possibilities that could have increased the worth of your company.

Businesses, like houses, are only worth what the buyer is willing to pay; normally, they seek to spend as little as possible by looking for flaws that would drive the price down. Valuation may be a difficult minefield.

There are few   possibilities, the owners may choose to transfer ownership to a relative or legal heir by selling their shares to another shareholder or partner, a third party, an existing employee, or a third party.

Family members involved in the business may have various demands in a proposed sale. But don’t worry, we’ll talk about how to handle potential family disagreement and how to negotiate the “best alternative” for everyone. 

Are there repercussions on taxes and the law when a business is sold?

Of course, and some work in a small company’ favour. Debbie Whitaker, MD of Not Just Numbers, will respond to your inquiries and provide information regarding the fiscal and legal ramifications of various sales possibilities.

Decide who your key employees are and invest in them so they can bring value to the transaction. We’ll help you plan how to integrate critical employees into the process.


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