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Chris Budd is the founder of Ovation Finance, a financial planning company. His focus in financial planning has always been to see money as a tool to improve happiness. As well as advising others on the smarter exit option of employee ownership, he has undertaken the journey himself - having sold Ovation to the Ovation Employee Ownership Trust in 2018.
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"Any business owner giving serious consideration to the future of their business needs to read this book. Whilst employee ownership may not be suitable for every business there are some important lessons to be gleaned from The Eternal Business, not least how to build a strong and capable leadership team. Chris Budd writes in an easily readable style, the text has numerous short stories of real firms and owners and their experience of a business evolution taking them towards that all important decision as to whether their business will be sold or whether it will continue 'forever' under the stewardship of its employees. A super read." Martin Bamford
North Somerset Times
Chris said: “Moving to employee ownership is a big step and needs a lot of thought and employee engagement. You have to plan and prepare for it.”
Chris thought his offer was ‘amazing’ when ...
Ovation Finance founder Chris Budd has launched an online programme to teach other business owners how to use employee ownership trusts to sell their businesses.
Budd's book 'The eternal ...
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Chris has worked in the financial planning industry all his life. Seven years ago, bored and trapped in his business, he started trying new things and being more creative. He wrote novels, played in ...Read more
Informed Choice Radio
When it comes this employee ownership revolution, Chris knows his onions, and that’s because he’s recently sold his own business, Ovation Finance, to an Employee Ownership Trust.
But the ...
Earlier this year Chris Budd sold the majority of his business to an employee ownership trust, which will own any profit his firm makes and which will have, as its beneficiaries, all the employees of ...Read more