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Making Digital Work For You

Companies have been urged to 'digitalise” or risk getting left behind but while many accept this as a reality it is not easy. Full Article

US Firms To Tackle Missing Middle

Latest research from PwC in the US highlights four ways that US family firms can tackle the 'missing middle.' Full Article

Blenheim Palace & The Business Of Heritage

Blenheim Palace, the home of the 12th Duke of Marlborough is also a business, and the business has been transformed in the last 15 years under the man... Full Article

Five Generations Of Pride, Passion & Service

Justin Burgess is the fifth generation of the Burgess family to take the helm and spoke to Paul Andrews about his journey. 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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Rising To The Challenge Of Succession

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

Innovation & The Art Of Story Telling

So how do families ensure that the next generation has that spark? Recent research suggests that, perhaps surprisingly, story-telling plays a big role. Read More

Board Table Or Dinner Table?

Examination of the way that decision making takes place in the family firm. Read More

A Values-Based Approach To Cultivating Shareholder Value

An holistic version of 'shareholder value' creates a different culture and 'value' for the owners. Read More

A Manufacturing Heritage In Italy

FLO S.p.A. founded near Parma in 1973 by Antonio Simonazzi is now Europe’s largest manufacturer of plastic vending cups and a leading player in the production of disposable tableware.  Read More

Letting Go And Holding On

Managing change in family firms where different senior and junior-generation members want to talk about a generational transition using two, quite different words? Read More