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Family Business

November 6, 2020

How can you ensure a first generation business takeover goes smoothly?

“First generation takeovers don’t need to be fraught. They don’t need to be negative,” says Paul Andrews, co-founder of Family Business United. 
Family Business

September 17, 2020

The Advantages and Disadvantages of a Family Business

Family-owned companies are good not only for the families involved, but also for both the local and global economies. However, many find it hard to survive...
Family Business

May 28, 2019

Your five year family business succession planning checklist

In business there are few greater questions than what comes next. This is especially true in family companies, where work is always personal, despite what..
Family Business

July 18, 2018

So... you've taken over the family firm. What now?

Two-thirds of the UK’s businesses are family-owned. That’s 4.8 million businesses in total, of which over 16,000 are medium to large businesses.

January 23, 2015

How to Create Your Family Business Dream Team

In the last article we highlighted The Dream Team Model and why you need different blended profiles to grow a business, and how strong business genes can be..

October 23, 2014

The Concept of DNA and How it Applies to Business

  In my last article I redefined the family business, highlighted some differences between family and non-family businesses, and explored some of the..

September 17, 2014

The Family Business, Defined

When you think of the term "family business," you may initially think of the mom and pop store in your neighborhood—you know, the kind of small business that..
Family Business

July 9, 2014

10 Tips That Will Make You Better at Conflict Resolution

  When conflict arises in the workplace, the worst thing that you can do is to ignore it. It may start with two capable people in disagreement over little..
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