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Trust In Family Businesses

Trust is a fundamental basis for both cooperation and competitive advantage in family businesses Full Article

Sustainability And The Family Business. Does It Really Matter?

Sustainability is an age-old problem for businesses of all shapes and sizes but what about family businesses? Full Article

Daughters In Family Businesses

Historically daughters were not considered for succession into ma­n­a­­gerial positions in family businesses. Full Article

Validate The Values When Considering Succession

Trust, communication and identity are values that need to be considered when selecting a successor. Full Article

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What They See Is What You Get!

Social intelligence, a slippery concept that is nevertheless crucial t... Full Article

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A Values-Based Approach To Cultivating Shareholder Value

An holistic version of 'shareholder value' creates a different culture... Full Article

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Family Business Sustainability

Much is written about ‘rags to rags in three generations’ but there are many family firms across the UK that buck this trend, stand on their own two feet and survive for generations.  Read More

New Data Protection Legislation

New legislation comes into force in 2018 with regards data protection so what do you need to know and prepare for in order to avoid a large fine?  We asked Birketts’ Associate Kitty Rosser what firms needed to bear in mind. Read More

Time To Scrap The Office Christmas Party?

Ian Dawson, Head of Employment at top corporate solicitors Shulmans LLP, asks if the pitfalls of the office festive celebrations are worth the potential legal hassle Read More

What Is Good Giving?

It’s fair to say that simply ‘writing a cheque’ and letting your chosen charitable organisation distribute your donation has become a somewhat outdated model, so what is successful 'giving'? Read More


Skill-based volunteerism is making a positive impact on society so we spoke to Emma Turner to find out more about it. Read More

Employee Share Incentives

Employee share incentives are a useful recruitment and retention tool and they can be extremely tax efficient.  How could a family owned business use employee share incentives? Read More