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Tying up loose ends: business exit strategies
  1. Peter Gripper

    Peter Gripper is a director of Anval, which offers an advisory service on practice management and finance. He has written articles and contributed to texts on practice management and marketing, and is coauthor of the book ‘Veterinary Practice Management’, now in its third edition, published by Blackwell Science.


WHEN joining any business, it is essential to know what you are getting involved with and what the options are when, or should, you have to leave. However, there may have been many changes in your own circumstances and lifestyle since you were employed, as well as changes in practice and in the profession as a whole. The perceived exit routes now might be very different from what you expected. In this article, Peter Gripper discusses the importance of having a defined exit strategy and highlights the areas that need consideration.

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