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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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At The Helm Of Britain’s Oldest Wine Merchants

Paul Andrews spoke to Chairman Lizzy Rudd and CEO Dan Jago about their roles and what it is like to be running such a prestigious family firm as Berry Bros. & Rudd. Read More

Outside Influence Creates Cross-Border Perspective

The greater the influence of non-family members on the strategy of a family business, the better the company does internationally and the higher the revenue it generates abroad according to latest research. Read More

The Importance Of Family Time

One of the central tasks of keeping the family healthy is to enable and encourage members to spend time together away from business concerns, as Elle Hansen explains here. Read More

The Most Common Bones Of Contention

“All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way,” reads the opening line of Leo Tolstoy’s novel, Anna Karenina so let's consider this in the context of family firms. Read More

What’s Your Origin Story?

It’s human nature. We forget things. And the longer a family business is around, the more likely it is, that subsequent generations lose track of ‘why’ it all started. Read More

Unpacking The Importance Of Legacy

Legacy is important to many family firms.  Sian Steele from PwC shares an insight into why that is so and a deeper meaning than just the physical assets too. Read More