SAT 25TH JAN 2020


Bringing the family business community together


Family, Love & The Family Business

Is it relevant to have a definition about what is family love for family business purposes? Read More

Is It Worth Working With Your In-laws?

In-laws in many business families often find themselves at a disadvantage. As nearly every married (or formerly married) person recognises, tensions with in-laws are common, whether you work together or not. Read More

Coddled Relatives Can Kill Family Firms

A challenge for many family firms - family members promoted above their merit and ability that can cause significant issues to arise. Read More

New Appointment At Trusted Family

Trusted Family appoints Wolfgang Hafenmayer as Head of Impact Advisory. Read More

The Art Of Communication

Open, honest and clear communication is one of the most important hallmarks of a successful multigenerational family business. Read More

New Appointment At McCreath, Simpson & Prentice

Independent agricultural merchant McCreath, Simpson & Prentice (MSP) welcomes new recruit David Barrett to their Berwick-upon-Tweed HQ in the role of Director of Fertiliser. Read More

Ties That Bind

In family-owned businesses, it is important to remember that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Read More

Why Fights Erupt In Family Businesses

It’s one of life’s sad ironies that folks who love one another can end up having far more acrimonious business relations than people who are unrelated. Read More

Family Business Survival When You’re Not Part Of The Family

After reviewing the work done with more than 200 business families around the world, here are some winning political moves that non-family executives can make! Read More

What To Do If A Feud Threatens The Family Firm?

Strong disagreements are inevitable in all human relationships, but families that own businesses are more at risk for serious conflict than ordinary families... Read More

Advice For Women, From Women

March 8th 2016 marks International Women’s Day, where women around the world and from all walks of life are commended for their achievements and efforts towards equality.  Read More

The Unique Work-Life Challenges Of Family Businesses

Great insight into the world of family business and the challenges of working with family members and getting the balance right. Read More

Feeling Unappreciated, Give Someone Else Credit!

Given the demands of many careers today and the difficulty of expressing appreciation, you may be particularly vulnerable to feeling under-appreciated at work. Read More

Enough Money Can Cause Family Tension

For the next generation, having a family enterprise changes everything – from your tax status to power dynamics in the family. The financial decisions once made single-handedly in the business must now be shared. Read More

Balancing The Family Business Board

Sustainable and successful family businesses tend to have strong governance. One important prong in their governance models is the board of directors but it needs to be balanced. Read More