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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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Keeping It Fresh At Reynolds

A fantastic family business that started from a single barrow in an East End fruit market just after the Second World War, and that very same barrow is still there in Reynolds’ reception! 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

Changing The Way The Nation Eats

Distribution and disruption at RH Amar, a family firm of over 70 years that has ensured that it stays ahead of new trends in food shopping and eating. Read More

Building For The Future At Wates

The Wates Group is over a century old, and one of the country’s most prominent family firms and has evolved over time as it continues to build for the future. 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

Flour Power At Whitworths

The Whitworths milling business is perhaps unusual in that it has been the family business of two families but it is certainly going from strength to strength. Read More