MON 27TH MAY 2019


Bringing the family business community together

Laying Down Boundaries For Family Firms

Address four key areas for a more secure family business future. Full Article

Process Of Creating A Family Constitution

A family constitution is a confidential family document outlining their vision and agreement on ownership and management of the business. So how do yo... Full Article


Developing an appropriate framework for the governance of the family firm is essential, from managing the family, the family involvement with the business, meetng the needs of working family members and non-family directors and employees and helping to develop responsible shareholders too.

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Examining Ownership Of The Asian Family Business...

Christian Stewart examines the ownership role in a family owned busine... Full Article

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The Last Challenge Of Family Business

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How Can A Family Charter Help?

Family Business Charters can help to bind the family together but how can they be used to unify the family in its approach to the business.  Read More

Steps In Creating A Family Business Constitution

A practical insight into some of the questions that need to be considered when creating a constitution Read More

How Much Control Should You Have Over The Family Firm?

Family ownership can vary from thousands of family members to just one single owner. How to choose the right number for your family business? Read More

Should Spouses Become Owners?

Family firms battle with this issue on a regular basis but what needs to be thought about when someone marries into the family and then seeks ownership in the family firm? Read More

Balancing The Family Business Board

Sustainable and successful family businesses tend to have strong governance. One important prong in their governance models is the board of directors but it needs to be balanced. Read More

How To Professionalise A Family Firm

There comes a stage in the life-cycle of a family business when it has to become more formalised, referred to as a process of professionalisation, and is usually seen to involve the appointment of non-family managers. Read More