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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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Mental Health And Family Business

Family businesses and business families are just as likely to have mental health issues as any other business or family.  Read More

A Family Business Comes Of Age

Family businesses are the bedrock of economies but is there a 'tipping point' when the family business comes of age and needs to professionalise? Read More

Family Meetings Can Be A Challenge!

During family meetings, in addition to having a specific task in their specialized area advisers need to manage the conflict that frequently arises when important topics for the family are addressed.  Read More

Visibly Upset at Work? Blame It on Your Passion

Attributing your emotional outbursts to passion will make you seem more competent than if you just apologise or say nothing. Read More

Owners Need To Step Back

Morten Bennedsen takes a look at family business longevity, some of the challenges and the need for owners to step back. Read More

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