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Bringing the family business community together

Bolting The Stable Door

Family businesses often run on trust and informality and the High Court has recently afforded family firms some comfort. Full Article

For Richer, For Poorer...

Examining the challenges surrounding the role of pre-nuptial agreements. Full Article

Why Should You Have A Family Constitution?

Over time a Family Constitution can gain such moral weight that contradiction becomes unthinkable. Full Article

Difficult Conversations For Management

The hidden pressures that can make managing family businesses a challenge Full Article

Communication

Recognising roles and responsibilities, boundaries and terms of office are important in minimising the risk of disputes and conflict in the family firm.  Clear and considered communication helps to mitigate the risk.

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Conflict In The Family Firm...

Tackle conflict head on and learn to have a healthy fight! Full Article

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In-Laws & Influence In Family Businesses

In-laws hold a unique position in family businesses, having an impact ... Full Article

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Social Media And The Family Business

The generational divide & social media for the family business needs managing. Read More

Making Digital Work For You

Companies have been urged to 'digitalise” or risk getting left behind but while many accept this as a reality, the precept is at best confusing and at worst unclear for those eager to act. Read More

How To Manage Conflict

Conflicts are part and parcel of any family business, and they can arise due to a number of factors including sibling rivalries, aging patriarchs and matriarchs, preferential treatment.  Read More

Forgiveness As A Business Tool

The knee-jerk reaction of too many people in leadership positions when they feel wronged is righteous indignation and the urge for revenge. Read More

Avoiding Family & Business Disputes

Falling Out: how to avoid disputes and how to have difficult conversations within the family business.  Elizabeth Sainsbury from Farrer & Co explains more... Read More

4 Tips For Avoiding Conflict

Honest and clear communication is so critical to family business success. Here we highlight a few of the hot spots that can spark trouble in a family business and how to avoid them. Read More