FRI 22ND SEP 2017

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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.

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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

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The Need For Open Dialogue With Your Kids

It's  Father’s Day again and Gary Deans, KPMG’s Head of Family Business, advises family business owners to have open discussions about their succession plans Read More

Creating An Internal Market For Shares In The Family Business

In a family business how do you deal with someone wanting to cash in their shares and how do you value them? Read More

Don't Let Conflict Hit The Family Firm

Manage the family and business boundaries to prevent disputes escalating Read More

Bolting The Stable Door

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

Succession Can Create A Difficult Conversation, But It Doesn’t Have to…

Preparing to pass the business to the next generation is often seen as one of the biggest challenges facing the family business, resulting in changes both for the family and the business Read More

The Family Constitution

The family constitution is a written document that lists the mission, vision, and purpose of the firm. Read More