If you are in the position of having to fire a family member, care needs to be exercised at every level, to protect relationships in and out of the business, and to make sure that legally all the right steps are taken too.

A good insight into the challenges faced but the best way to avoid it coming to this, set out the right criteria for employing family members in the first place, don't give anyone a job just because they are related, and make sure that the individual has the right skills to do the job in the first place!