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When Family Farming Partnerships Go Wrong

Debbie King explains why advisers need to take a more active role Full Article

Family Firms & Talent Search Struggle

Why do mid-market and family owned businesses struggle to find the talent they need? Full Article

Work With Family & Still Enjoy A Summer BBQ

Leading family business consultants, Family Business Solutions, look at the advantages and disadvantages of working with your family. Full Article

Pre-Nuptial Agreements & Family Business

Unlike death and taxes, divorce is not inevitable. But it is increasingly common. Prudent families in business, looking to the long term, will want to... Full Article

People

Dealing with people and relationships invovled in the management and ownership of the family business needs careful thought as emotions are involved and can affect the communication and decision-making processes.

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Employing Family Members In The Family Business

Employing family members should be no different to employing non-famil... Full Article

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Keep It In The Family By Planning For Succession

Succession is often not dealt with until it needs to be implemented...... Full Article

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Influence Of Consensus In Family Firms

When the ownership system is believed to be frozen in time, owners often concede too much power to irrevocability and underestimate the power of consensus to reflect change. Read More

What Will You Do After The Funeral?

No one likes to think of it. No one wants to imagine what life would be like if we were to have to go on without our spouses, best friends, and lovers.  Read More

Senior Moments

Family businesses benefit by leveraging knowledgeable senior family leaders with innovative members of the next generation according to David Harland. Read More

Family Businesses Need Shareholder Agreements Too

How a shareholders’ agreement is put in place to provide clarity amongst shareholders’ in regards to how the business operates and what happens in one of those doomsday scenarios. Read More

Pre-Nuptials & The Family Business

A wedding day is, of course, a time for celebration. But for family businesses (even the happiest), it may not be free from nerves: what does the acquisition of a new son or daughter-in-law mean for the firm? Read More

Integrating In-Laws Into The Family Business

There is no template for succession planning in family businesses. How a family business owner hands over the reins to their child or children and how successful the transfer is depends on years of planning. Read More