THU 22ND FEB 2018

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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

US Firms To Tackle Missing Middle

Latest research from PwC in the US highlights four ways that US family firms can tackle the 'missing middle.' 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

Brewing Up A Success At JW Lees

The JW Lees brewing business goes back as far as 1828, when John Lees started up a brewery as – in effect – a hobby business, after a lifetime as a cotton mill owner in Oldham and Manchester.  Read More

Small Sizes, Big Ambitions

Leisurewear International is the business behind the Minoti children’s clothing brand, which is rapidly becoming a major international success story. 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

Don't Let Digital Age Leave Your Business Behind

The rate of change in the way business is being conducted and the nature of business and new products is staggering.  Mike Kane explains some of the challenges so your business is not left behind. 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