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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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Fragrance Of The Future

Creed boasts an unbroken line of perfumers: father-to-son, descending ... Full Article

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Thriving As A Family Business Leader

How many of these four leadership behaviours are shown by you and othe... Full Article

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A New Year ‘Health Check’

Now is a good time to take steps to think about the future of the family business.  Here are five things to consider and action. Read More

Research Summaries

Check out our collection of the latest academic research from the field of family business that seeks simply to make academic research more accessible to more people interested in the family business field. Read More

The Changing Family Business World

As we enter the new decade family businesses have a world of opportunity in front of them but need to take stock and act accordingly. Read More

Dispelling The Private Equity Myths

Despite its ability to drive growth, private equity is still relatively underused by the business community.  Let's take a look at some of the reasons why this is the case. Read More

Ten Rules For Good Governance

Establishing a governance framework for your family business can improve business performance and help satisfy the expectations of all family members. Read More

Strategic Procurement In SME's

SME’s must take a strategic approach to procurement and supply management practices in order to unlock value from their supply chains.  Read More