WED 27TH MAY 2020


Bringing the family business community together


What Children Should Know Before Joining Family Firms

Good insight into the practicalities of succession planning with regards the next generation and on how to guide children into a family business. Read More

Making Succession a Success

A practical insight into five tips for family business harmony during the succession process. Read More

Creation Of A New Family Firm For Jenga Inventor!

Jenga inventor set to launch a new website and online store with her daughter! Read More

Secrets Of Family Business Longevity

Clear and well defined family values, trust, networks and innovation are often the bedrock for success in family firms, but designing governance structures to face ownership and succession roadblocks are also essential for longevity. Read More

To Join Or Not To Join The Family Business?

Juliette Johnson shares her thoughts on the next generation and the challenges associated with whether or not to join the family firm. Read More

Not In The Family Business, Gen-Y Looks Outside

The shrinking size of families and growing complexities of business, often results in a shortage of competent family members to work in the business. Read More

Begin With The End In Mind

Steve Coveys second habit is 'Begin with the end in mind' – this means every decision we make in business should be made considering our ultimate exit strategy.  Read More

To Be, Or Not To Be The Next Generation Leader

Four questions younger family members should ask themselves before deciding on whether to enter the family firm. Read More

Filling Big Shoes

Just getting to the decision of succession can be a trying one and fraught with difficulty, especially when dealing with Mum and Dad. Read More

Why Running A Family Business Is Like Building A Cathedral

A personal insight into how an unforeseen financial crisis forced the succession issue to be addressed. Read More

Willmott Dixon Chosen For Exeter’s New Steiner Academy

Willmott Dixon has been appointed for the £7.6 million construction and refurbishment of Exeter’s new Steiner Academy.  Read More

From Child to Citizen of the Family Enterprise

Good insight and practical article on the five act family drama of next generation development. Read More

Why the Rising Generation Needs Its Own Dreams

An inisght into how the next generation need to create their own dreams for the future and the need for the existing generation to step back too. Read More

Mapping The Future For Family Firms

To ensure longevitry, family businesses need to consider the challenges they face and design an appropriate road map to allow their future goals to be realised. Read More

Helping Family Business Owners Transition Into Retirement

Business owners may be reluctant to hand over the keys to their enterprises if they don’t feel like their retirement is secure. Read More