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Entrepreneurial Generations at Francis Kirk

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

War For Talent Intensifies

Europe’s family businesses are now more impacted than ever by the ‘war for talent’ finds the European Family Business Barometer 2017... 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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Preventative Medicine For Family Firms

Points of significant change and transition in the life of a family business lead to predictable psychological reactions. Advisors who help families understand and anticipate these reactions really do make a difference. Read More

Differentiation Through Family Business Brands

Many family businesses are confronted with the question of whether their corporate branding should highlight the family’s involvement in the business.  Read More

The Importance Of Exporting

With more than five million family firms across the UK and a large majority of them taking a long term view, it is no surprise to see them looking to export markets to secure new opportunities to grow.   Read More

Outside Influence Creates Cross-Border Perspective

The greater the influence of non-family members on the strategy of a family business, the better the company does internationally and the higher the revenue it generates abroad according to latest research. Read More

At The Helm Of Britain’s Oldest Wine Merchants

Paul Andrews spoke to Chairman Lizzy Rudd and CEO Dan Jago about their roles and what it is like to be running such a prestigious family firm as Berry Bros. & Rudd. Read More

The Most Common Bones Of Contention

“All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way,” reads the opening line of Leo Tolstoy’s novel, Anna Karenina so let's consider this in the context of family firms. Read More