SAT 4TH APR 2020


Bringing the family business community together


Bolting The Stable Door

Family businesses often run on trust and informality and the High Court has recently afforded family firms some comfort. Read More

Preparing For The Unthinkable - The Death Of The Entrepreneur (Part 1)

In a family business, the entrepreneur's unexpected death or incapacitation opens a fissure in the business and in the family Read More

Preparing For The Unthinkable - The Death Of The Entrepreneur (Part 2)

Two families and how they dealt with the untimely loss of their family business leaders Read More

Healthy Conversations for Before A Marriage

What’s really critical is opening up healthy lines of communication and having those difficult conversations. Read More

Developing Healthy Family Relationships

It’s always better to be inclusive then exclusive - though that is not always easy. Read More

Don't Let Conflict Hit The Family Firm

Manage the family and business boundaries to prevent disputes escalating Read More

When Family Farming Partnerships Go Wrong

Debbie King explains why advisers need to take a more active role Read More

How Can Unmarried Couples Protect Themselves?

Thrown on the 'scrapheap' can raise significant challenges for those involved but what steps can be taken when their is no marriage on the cards? Read More

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

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

5 Ways To Manage Conflict In A Family Business

David Harland looks at five rules to help manage conflict in a family business. 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

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

4 Tips For Avoiding Conflict

Honest and clear communication is so critical to family business success. Here we highlight a few of the hot spots that can spark trouble in a family business and how to avoid them. Read More

Long Term Impact Of Childhood Rows

Many conflicts in family businesses can be traced to relationship dysfunctions that began when one or more of the participants were children. Read More