Advice Note 21: Inheritance Tax

Planning ahead is vital to reduce liability Navigating the tax maze is complicated Seek professional advice from specialists throughout the process Many garden centres are successful family-run businesses but when passing the business down from one generation to the next, it is vital to plan for Inheritance Tax (IHT). Planning can significantly reduce IHT and […]

Advice Note 15: Garden Centre Valuations

It’s all about potential Valuations are related to trade but based on transactional evidence For an accurate valuation, insist on a specialist Garden centres are now established and significant retail and leisure destinations in their own right. However, the approach to valuing garden centres differs significantly when compared with other retail, leisure and commercial property. […]

Advice Note 14: Exit Strategies for Garden Centre Owners

Only one chance to get it right Preparation is key Professional advice is vital Most garden centre owners will only ever sell a business once in their lives, but preparing and placing a garden centre for sale is far from straightforward. The process is likely to be a new experience and one of significant concern. […]