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Sold. Well Established, Independent Sales And Management Training And Development Co

LISTING DETAILS
Firms For Sale ID:
34803
Vendor reference:
CC180
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BUSINESS DETAILS
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Primary sector:
Secondary sector:
Asking price:
£225,000  
Turnover / revenue:
£232,000
Net profit / cashflow:
£137,000
Years established:
17
Number of employees:
1
Employees / staffing:
This is a husband and wife partnership. One partner looks after all of the course development, implementation, presentation and the negotiations. The other looks after the organisation, administration and daily running of the office and works 3/4 days a week in the business. The business occasionally utilises a self employed consultant who is remunerated on a results orientated basis (less than 10% of overall sales revenues).

OTHER DETAILS
Reason for selling:
The vendors are taking early retirement and as such are planning their exit strategy.
Support and training:
Having built up an excellent business, the main partner is keen to ensure a smooth transition. He is prepared to help for a period of time to introduce the new owner to all of their major regular contacts and demonstrate how to find, win and deliver the business. He would also be prepared to stay on as a consultant for an agreed period of time, subject to negotiation, to help with, for example, material writing and client delivery.
Business is relocatable:
Yes
Business is web-based:
No
Business is home-based:
No
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BUSINESS DESCRIPTION
Well Established, Independent Sales and Management Training and Development Co
Ref. CC180
Location : West Yorkshire/Fully Relocatable
Asking Price : GBP 225,000
This is an excellent opportunity to purchase a professional and truly unique business that specialises in providing results based training and coaching to senior sales and management teams.
The business was established in 2000 by the owner and founder, who has extensive P&L business experience, making him ideally placed to lead training and coaching of senior management and sales personnel.
The company delivers highly focused training/coaching and has created its own unique material on crucial subjects such as how to successfully implement price increases and how to improve margins in major accounts to name just two. This has helped the business grow and they now have an excellent portfolio of Blue Chip clients. Following business analysis and management objective setting, courses are tailor made to their clients requirements and are usually held either at the clients premises or an off site venue, ranging from 2 to 5 days duration. There is also follow up work, utilising the companys unique measurement tools, which often leads to further business creation.
The business is highly profitable and easy to run, has very low overheads and is relocatable. The company has a reputation for being able to troubleshoot the most arduous of commercial business challenges, and provide training solutions and answers to the problems encountered by their clients.
This business would be perfect for a new owner with the energy, ideas and entrepreneurial skills to take the business forward. It is scalable and ready to grow.

Expansion Potential
The company has performed consistently in the last 17 years and offers both short and long term growth potential.

The business has found a demand for their style of training and coaching within many sectors including, for example, the print, paper and packaging industries. Their experience and best practice, gathered from working with many businesses in this sector, have led to the company becoming one of the leading training providers in this market and they have numerous testimonials available to view.

Market / Competition / Non-Competition Agreements
The company sends out regular e mail shots to its clients and have numerous published articles in trade publications. They also undertake a range of social media marketing and have their own informative multi lingual website.