When the owner of a collision repair business is interested in selling their company, questions related to employees often come up. When do I tell my employees about the sale? How do I deal with rumors? How do I alleviate their fears about what the sale means regarding their job security, seniority or other changes?
What is the most valuable asset of your business? The correct answer is: the people you employ.
The pandemic has caused many business owners to reconsider their long-term goals of owning and operating their businesses. Shutdowns and personnel shortages have clearly been a drain on many, while severely impacting financial performance and their ability to effectively service customers. If you are considering selling your business, there are items you must consider.
How important is your culture?