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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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When Loyalty Becomes A Liability

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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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Five Generations At Roberts Bakery

There are few sectors so closely aligned to our traditional idea of a ‘family business’ than baking, and few more mature markets than sliced bread. Read More

Keeping It Fresh At Reynolds

A fantastic family business that started from a single barrow in an East End fruit market just after the Second World War, and that very same barrow is still there in Reynolds’ reception! Read More

Changing The Way The Nation Eats

Distribution and disruption at RH Amar, a family firm of over 70 years that has ensured that it stays ahead of new trends in food shopping and eating. Read More

Building For The Future At Wates

The Wates Group is over a century old, and one of the country’s most prominent family firms and has evolved over time as it continues to build for the future. Read More

When Loyalty Becomes A Liability

For those involved in the management of the family firm beware that staying true to your roots can foster inertia when innovation is most necessary. Read More

A Valuable Tool For Family Businesses

Life tends to throw up unexpected complications, in both personal lives and business relationships.  In family firms, shareholders' agreements can help to mitigate the risks. Read More