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Difficult Conversations For Management

The hidden pressures that can make managing family businesses a challenge Full Article

Managing Growth Of The Family Firm

Embarking on any business venture can be uncertain and the same can certainly be said for family businesses. Full Article

Competitive Strengths Of Family Businesses

Recent research reveals the aspects of family business that provides competitive advantage in the marketplace Full Article

Employing Family Members

Employing family members should be no different to employing non-family but there are some areas to avoid when employing family members in the family ... Full Article

Management

Not only does management involve the day-to-day operations, there is also need to consider the relationship of the business with the family and to build the necessary frameworks to enable management to operate effectively.

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Laying Down Boundaries For Family Firms

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

Key Challenges

Managing The Growing Shareholder Base

The increasing number of shareholders over time creates a challenge fo... Full Article

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Owners Need To Step Back

Morten Bennedsen takes a look at family business longevity, some of the challenges and the need for owners to step back. Read More

A Triple Requirement For Family Businesses

Within a more complex, global, competitive and uncertain environment, the modern family business faces a triple requirement: Competitive Imperative, Leadership Excellence and Efficient Governance. Read More

Protecting The Family Brand

Risk is a key challenge for any organisation and one aspect that family firms do struggle with is brand and reputation, especially when the family name is above the door. Read More

When Circumstances Take Control!

Running any business is not without its challenges but when circumstance takes charge, particularly in a family run business, the effects can ripple right through the business and the family in the business. 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

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