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Bringing the family business community together

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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The Benefits Of Outsourcing

Hyper-competition and the need to reduce costs has compelled organisations to outsource non-core activities and progressively specialise in defined areas of competencies.  Read More

The Wonders Of Wigan!

William Santus and Company have been making a variety of sweets for over 100 years.  Paul Andrews visited them in Wigan to find out more. Read More

Increased Sales Through Better Brands

There’s something special about a company with togetherness running through its core because its brand boasts deep-rooted family values which other corporate-led firms often struggle to offer. Read More

What Next After You’ve Sold The Firm?

You've sold the family business.  You’ve done really well out of the sale, and there’s excitement all round. But what happens next?  Read More

Building The Brand Message

Good insight from Bruce Morton on using your company story to build a brilliant brand message. Read More

Creating A Driving Culture

It’s up to employers to demonstrate that their work environments meet the needs and desires of sought-after talent – and a veneer won’t do.  Read More