Sentry supports SMEs through alliance with Succession Plus – first project focuses on ESOP national roadshow

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Sentry Group CEO and Chairman Murray Hills and Succession Plus founder Craig West have announced that the national licensee group and leading business succession and exit planning specialist have teamed together to assist the rapidly escalating need by SMEs for assistance with their retirement and exit objectives. Recent surveys and studies by Swinburne University of […]

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Positive economic sentiment to benefit SMEs business growth and succession prospects

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As stock markets and economic indicators locally and across the globe continue to improve and whispers are getting louder that things are getting better, now is the time for SMEs to plan for the year ahead and especially, for baby boomer business owners to revisit their succession prospects and exit aspirations said Succession Plus CEO […]

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FTA benefits go far beyond exports for Australian SMEs seeking succession or exit opportunities

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The benefits of Australia’s Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) with Malaysia, New Zealand, USA, Singapore, Thailand, Chile and Korea (announced in December 2013 but not concluded) go far beyond the removal of tariffs on goods and services traded between Australia and its bilateral partners said Craig West, CEO & Founder of Succession Plus Pty Ltd, author […]

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The anatomy of a successful business succession and exit

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Instead of the start of a New Year being an opportunity to implement a carefully considered succession and exit strategy, far too many SME owners (especially the Baby Boomers) will do so without a plan in place as they fail to understand that successful exits begin years in advance in order to derive the best […]

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Launch of succession planning book welcomed but lack of exit & retirement preparedness by SMEs Concerns Author

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The recently launched book Enjoy It-Business Succession & Exit Planning by author Craig West, Succession Plus Pty Ltd Founder and CEO, President of the Australian Chapter of Exit Planning Institute (EPI) has been very well received and acknowledged as an invaluable resource for SMEs seeking to maximise their exit or retirement potential. Although extremely grateful for the […]

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Succession planning look launch generates SME interest & appreciation

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Craig West, Succession Plus Pty Ltd Founder and CEO and President of the Australian Chapter of Exit Planning Institute (EPI) officially launched his book Enjoy It-Business Succession & Exit Planning yesterday. The project has been a long term goal of author Craig West and he confirmed it was written in response to the many business and retirement […]

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Survey reinforces SME’s lack of exit planning jeopardizing future retirement goals

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Reflecting on the disturbing trends that were identified in the June 2013 MGI Australian family and private business survey, Succession Plus Pty Ltd Founder and CEO and President of the Australian Chapter of Exit Planning Institute (EPI), Craig West said that far too many SMEs were jeopardizing their retirement plans and futures through lack of planning and focus […]

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