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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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Myths & Realities In The Arab World

The Arab world is a complex region.  Here we explore some of the myths rather than realities and gain a broader understanding in the context of the family business sector too. Read More

Family Business Longevity In Three Steps

Lessons from the UK’s oldest privately owned bank, which has been in the same family for more than 300 years. Read More

Creating A Wellbeing Strategy

Do you have an open-door policy for anyone feeling stressed, anxious or unhappy at work? How well do you think this culture of openness and honesty is being communicated to employees? Read More

Talking Across Generations

Susan Winer explains how philanthropy is not just a good thing to engage in but how talking across generations can be a real benefit to family firms too. Read More

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

Managing The Emotions Of Succession Planning

A conversation at The Great British Family Business conference prompted me to put pen to paper…well, tap out a few thoughts on the keyboard…to share some experience about succession planning and the responsibilities involved. Read More