MON 29TH MAY 2017

RSS:

Bringing the family business community together

Bolting The Stable Door

Family businesses often run on trust and informality and the High Court has recently afforded family firms some comfort. Full Article

For Richer, For Poorer...

Examining the challenges surrounding the role of pre-nuptial agreements. Full Article

Why Should You Have A Family Constitution?

Over time a Family Constitution can gain such moral weight that contradiction becomes unthinkable. Full Article

Difficult Conversations For Management

The hidden pressures that can make managing family businesses a challenge Full Article

Communication

Recognising roles and responsibilities, boundaries and terms of office are important in minimising the risk of disputes and conflict in the family firm.  Clear and considered communication helps to mitigate the risk.

Hot Topics

Conflict In The Family Firm...

Tackle conflict head on and learn to have a healthy fight! Full Article

Key Challenges

In-Laws & Influence In Family Businesses

In-laws hold a unique position in family businesses, having an impact ... Full Article

Submit a Communication Story

Submit a Communication article to get the most out of Family Business United, register your news with us now and benefit from the FBU community.

Submit your story

More Communication

Why Fights Erupt In Family Businesses

It’s one of life’s sad ironies that folks who love one another can end up having far more acrimonious business relations than people who are unrelated. Read More

Family Firms Need To Get Smart To New Wave!

Operators need to get up to speed and get mobile if they want to capture the 18-24 year old age group, is the advice from the UK’s largest provider of technology solutions to the hospitality sector, Zonal Retail Data Systems. Read More

How To Resolve Family Conflicts In Your Business

Conflict happens in any enterprise. However, when your co-workers are also your family, conflict can take on new levels of complication and affect both familial and business operations.  Read More

Trust In Family Businesses

Trust is a fundamental basis for both cooperation and competitive advantage in family businesses Read More

Family Meetings: Communication Or Governance Tools?

Governance of the family business is a complex area and the role of family meetings needs to be clearly understood in the broader context of the family and the business. Read More

Next Generation Awarded £1 Million After Exclusion

Farmers' daughter excluded from family business awarded over £1 million demonstrating the need for communication and management of expectations as part of a succession planning process. Read More