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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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The UK Family Business Agenda

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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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Ten Rules For Good Governance

Establishing a governance framework for your family business can improve business performance and help satisfy the expectations of all family members. Read More

Six Family Business Mistakes

Jo Macsween shares her insight into some of the mistakes that family businesses make when going through the transition process from one generation to the next. Read More

Building A Family Of Firms For Future Generations

Paul Andrews met the team behind Robertson to understand more about the family business, its values and their plans for the future. Read More

Recognising Signs Of Burn-Out

Lucinda Pullinger, Global Head of HR at The Instant Group, identifies the early signs of burnout and how to effectively avoid hitting ‘rock bottom’ Read More

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

Legacy Is Important To This Family Firm

Established by Sir William Hastings in the late 1960s, Hastings Hotels is a family-owned company and the largest independent hotel group in Northern Ireland.  Legacy is important to them. Read More