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Filling Big Shoes

Just getting to the decision of succession can be a trying one and fraught with difficulty, especially when dealing with Mum and Dad. Full Article

Keep It In The Family With Succession Planning

No modern advisory firm can afford to ignore the opportunities presented by advising family businesses. Full Article

Australian Family Businesses - Succession Tipping Point...

Can Australian family businesses learn from their Asian counterparts when it comes to Transition? Full Article

Asian Family Business - Stewards Or Inheritors?

The different belief systems and practices within single Asian families and the confusion they create. Full Article


Succession is a challenge the world over and covers both the areas of management and ownership, and the transition from one generation to the next needs careful planning and consideration to minimise the potential affects.

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Daughters Taking Over The Family Firm From Dad

Looking at the issues and challenges associated with father to daughte... Full Article

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The Last Challenge Of Family Business

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Employing Family Members In The Family Business

Employing family members should be no different to employing non-family but there are some areas to avoid when employing family members in the family firm to reduce the risk of conflicts later on. Read More

Five Keys To A Successful Succession Plan

Below are five key considerations to take into account when embarking on the critical process of succession. Read More

Succession Planning Keeps Owners Awake At Night

Latest research from Close Brothers Asset Management shows that succession planning dominates the top ten worries keeping family business owners awake at night. Read More

Australian Firms Unprepared For Succession

Australia, in particular Victoria and South Australia, has a relatively high proportion of family businesses in the third generation and beyond who seem unprepared to face transition and exit. Read More

Dangers Of Gun-Based Succession Planning

Succession plans for family firms only work with the buy-in of all members. Read More

Rising To The Succession Planning Challenge

Finding a family successor is one of the greatest challenges for family firms but when done correctly, it will deliver value for the company over and above any other strategy. Read More