Bringing the family business community together

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Family Business United champions the family business sector identifying the people/organisations that are making the most family business noise on soc... Full Article

Bagnalls Triumphant At #FBOTY2016

Bagnalls ‘painting the town’ after national triumph as Supreme Champions at the Family Business of the Year Awards 2016. Full Article

American Family Business Day 2016

Family Business United unveils plans to bring together the US family business community in a day of recognition!  Find out how to get involved...... Full Article

Thriving As A Family Business Leader

Are you a thriving leader?  Do you know of others who are? As a test, ask yourself, “How many of these four leadership behaviours are shown... Full Article

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Planning in light of Brexit

Attached is an article about the possible cash flow implications of a slow down in trade in light of Brexit.  

The article looks at...

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Why Generation Z has the X factor

There was an interesting article published this week in the London Evening Standard about the characteristics and traits of Generation Z...

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Succession Plans Developing For Ambani In India

Jai Anmol Ambani has been appointed as an executive director, grooming a prospective heir to his billionaire father at Reliance Anil...

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Avoid The Philanthropy Pitfalls

A good insight for many family business owners to take on board as philanthropy and charitable endeavours is often see as a great way to...

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Cyber Security Threat To Family Offices

Just like all other organisations, Family Offices are at risk of data theft and breaches of security and loss from cyber crime.

Despite...

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Family Firms Need A Succession Plan

Whilst this piece centres on the small business, the message should resonate well with all family business owners with a desire to pass...

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Downfall Of South Korean Shipping Firm

A poignant reminder of the need to manage any business, family owned or not, with the right people in the right position to make changes...

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The Indian Woman Transforming The Family's Sari Firm

Another inspirational next generation story and one of commitment, determination and drive.  Like many family firms there is a need to...

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German Rules On IHT Help Family Businesses

Given the importance of family firms across Germany, with 90% of all businesses being family owned, and an ongoing split in Parliament,...

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Beat Those Personal Demons To Succeed

Family businesses like RJ Balson & Son and John White & Son Limted do buck the trend as they represent the oldest direct lineage family...

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Changing Role Of Family Offices

There has been a remarkable growth in the number of family offices springing up all over the globe, and whereas in the past they tended...

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The Price May Be Right!

Having spoken to many family business owners there is often an unwillingness to talk about the sale of the family firm.  A sale, to...

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How To Protect Your Wealth & Get A Good Night Sleep

Family business owners are notorious for focusing on the business, and in many cases are so entrenched in working day to day that they...

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Avoid Conflict When Passing Down A Family Business

Succession conversations can be difficult to start, emotive for all those involved and difficult to complete.  Nevertheless, families...

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Classic Family Business Mistakes & How To Avoid Them

Family firms can be extremely successful and we are the first to recognise and celebrate their success. 

On the other hand, the very...

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Ken Rosewall's BBY woes highlight director duties

The collapse of broking firm BBY has highlighted the need for company directors to be aware of a company's financial circumstances, and...

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Trillions At Stake With Succession

The latest research by Campden Wealth has revealed significant issues around succession with 69% of family offices expecting a...

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The Importance Of The Family Business Board Chairman

Probably one of the most, if not the most, important roles in a family business is that of the Chairman of the Board of Directors. ...

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Family Firm Survived Fight With London Olympics!

Forman's Games is a must-read for any student of family business. It is the story of Lance Forman, the fourth generation of his family to...

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Next Generation Indian Family Business Perspective

A great insight into the succession planning process from Tara Singh Vachani who is moving forward with her plans with the help of her...

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Australian Family Firms Deserve More Recognition

This piece resonates well with the rationale that resulted in the rational behind the creation of Family Business United and the essence...

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A higher education in spending

University is tough, or so I am told. I wasn't convinced, but having spoken to a few recent graduates who now work in my team, they have...

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If a Tree Falls in the Woods

A very insightful piece from CIO here, which argues that one of the principal factors for the mismatch between content marketing goals...

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The Take Five campaign, what's that?

Financial Fraud Action (FFA) backed by banks are promoting The Take Five Campaign. They ask people to take five minutes out and pause...

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Family Unity Through Philanthropy...

This is a good insight into how families can pull together and create even stronger bonds, as a family, and the impact that their...

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Know your staff and give them a voice

Some of you may know the term 'Know your client' or KYC as it's sometimes referred to. For those of us that work in financial services,...

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Can we get millennials interested in pensions?

Pensions involve a minefield of complicated choices for UK consumers, and none more so than for millennials. Unlike the generations...

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Weird Ways To Boost Business Morale

This article highlights some inventive ways to motivate staff and create a good atmosphere within the business to help maximise the...

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When your parents divorce...and you are an adult

You would imagine that when the children of couples divorcing are adults it is much easier for them to deal with. Research shows it is...

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Succession Planning: Why Every Entrepreneur Needs To Prepare For The Worst

Entrepreneurs are optimists. They have to be; they have to believe that their brilliant idea is going to work or happen. When it works,...

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Educating Kids About Money When There Is A Lot Of It!

"Money conversations are often awkward, even (maybe especially) with the people closest to us. But putting them off — or never having...

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Do You Have What It Takes?

Taking on a family business can be a tough role to take, requires leadership skills and qualities and abilities that only get the chance...

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Dyson Plans To Remain A Family Firm

A real insight from one of the UK's leading family business entrepreneurs, and his views are closely aligned to many other family...

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Succession Remains A Key Canadian Family Business Challenge

Another piece of research and the conclusions, family firms are at risk due to the lack of focus on succession planning.

A challenge the...

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Lessons From Family Firms

Despite the seeming constant challenge to put the family firm under the spotlight for the right reasons, there is often criticism pointed...

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Family Business - Burden Or Not?

This piece gives an interesting stance on the role of the next generation and how they feel about entering the family firm.

On one hand,...

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G1 to G2: 2 ways to prepare G2 for consensual decision-making?

A founder or entrepreneur especially in the early days of a business might well be making all the decisions and doing all the work. So...

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Is it time for a Family Office?

How do you know when it is time to consider establishing a family office?

You have never had a family office before; you have heard about...

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A Non-Family Executive's Viewpoint

Recruiting a non-family member into a key role and helping to professionalise the management of the business is a step taken by many...

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Retaining Family Business Employees

One of the key challenges for family business owners around the world is recruitment, retention and motivation of staff and here we have...

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Pensions Are Bedrock For Retirement Planning

It is easy not to think too far ahead but timing is crucial when it comes to financial planning and pensions.

A good insight into the role...

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The Epitaph Question

Love this, and the resonance it has with those involved in a family business.  Obviously, for may owners legacy is really important and...

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Losing The Battle For Dow Jones

Another good read and confirmation that for family firms to be successful and sustainable they need a family business leader that can...

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Steering A Carmaker Out Of Crisis

The Toyota story is an inspiration in  many regards, not least the way that the business was turned around in a short period - from...

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From baby boomers to silver splitters

The Financial Times has written this article for financial advisers on how best to help those clients who are divorcing later in life....

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