FRI 24TH JAN 2020


Bringing the family business community together


Family Dynamics At Work, Real And Imagined

Is there someone at work who really drives you nuts? Not just the usual workplace niggles but someone who really gets under your skin? Someone with whom it feels personal? Well maybe it is. Read More

Working With Dad: 13 Rules For Success

Working with your Dad in a family business can be the best decision you have ever made or the worst experience of your life.  How do you improve the chances of the former? Read More

Having Difficult Conversations

Difficult conversations are the part of talent management that we’d all rather pass over if we had the chance, but they’re also some of the most vital elements of HR and business management as a whole. Read More

Older Generations Need To Think Ahead

As business owners age, they need to ask themselves three questions Read More

Skeletons In The Closet

This paper explores the dynamic nature of family skeletons and the potential benefits of unearthing and examining the difficult stories of a family’s history. Read More

How To Resolve Family Conflicts In Your Business

Conflict happens in any enterprise. However, when your co-workers are also your family, conflict can take on new levels of complication and affect both familial and business operations.  Read More

Working With Family

Working with family can be both challenging and rewarding. In this article David Lenehan gives some insight in what it is like working with family and the steps you can take to make the business thrive. Read More

An Important Season For The Family....Business

This sense of becoming a ‘business family’ is fundamental to the success of the businesses, but what about the fundamental needs of ‘a’ family? Read More

Bowmer & Kirkland Select New Service Provider

Bowmer & Kirkland joins the fast-growing roster of architecture, engineering and construction companies (AEC) that have chosen Egnyte for their hybrid file services needs. Read More

We're Engaged!

An insight into what a Christmas time engagement can mean to a family business. Read More

Birth Order In The Family Company

Sibling rivalry is an issue for most families with multiple children.  This article looks at some of the challenges. Read More

Partnerships In The Family Business

Family members and husband and wife teams who are in partnership together are being urged to put formal ‘partnership agreements’ in place to help safeguard their future in the business.  Read More

Family Meetings: Communication Or Governance Tools?

Governance of the family business is a complex area and the role of family meetings needs to be clearly understood in the broader context of the family and the business. Read More

Family Business Hosts Wedding Fayre

Drayton Manor Hotel and Park is encouraging budding brides and grooms to come along to its annual wedding fayre on Sunday 22nd March, to ensure they get hitched without any hitches. Read More

Facing Conflict Through Family Councils

One of the moments of truth to test the usefulness of family councils is its capacity to address family conflicts or crisis. Read More