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The Engine Room Of The British Economy

We take a look at defining the sector, the scale and number of family firms involved and why family businesses are the engine room of the UK economy. Full Article

Entrepreneurial Generations

Francis Kirk originated back in 1868 so this year sees them celebrate a major milestone for any family business, 150 years as a family firm that is no... Full Article

Surviving The Generational Clash

How society can avoid fragmentation as generations blame one another for these precarious times in which we work, rest and play! Full Article

Addiction & Family Business

Addiction contributes to poor communication, lack of trust, and even dysfunction in family enterprises.  Full Article

Family Business

Family businesses are special and face issues due to the very nature of their ownership.  Check out all the latest articles in areas such as succession planning, employing family members, governance structures, marketing the family brand, family values, remuneration and much more besides. 

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Changing The Way The Nation Eats

Distribution and disruption at RH Amar, a family firm of over 70 years... Full Article

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The Elephant In The Room

Succession planning is always on the family business agenda. However, it can be one of the hardest conversations to have because it involves people letting go and handing over responsibilities. Read More

When A 'Big Idea’ Goes Global

Bambino Mio are the most widely used reusable cloth nappy brand in the UK with an award-winning range of products that are loved by parents all over the world.   Read More

7 Factors Affecting Wellbeing At Work

Consciously addressing triggers of workplace stress helps puts wellbeing at the heart of a business, resulting in improved health, productivity and loyalty.  Read More

Future Chemistry & The Family Business Workforce

Legislation to make shared parental leave compulsory will be needed to help close the gender pay gap, according to a report on the workforce of the future by legal firm Burness Paull. Read More

Vital Recruitment Role In Scotland

Recruitment profession has a vital role in supporting the Scottish economy according to the latest APSCo report. Read More

A Triple Requirement For Family Businesses

Within a more complex, global, competitive and uncertain environment, the modern family business faces a triple requirement: Competitive Imperative, Leadership Excellence and Efficient Governance. Read More