Admitting when things aren't quite 'right' between family members communication difficult conversations difficult times family business in five succession top tips

So your website talks about how proud you are to be a family business. Team photos of key family members and a lovely 'family history' timeline with black and white photos of generations before.  

You build on the fact that that you're a family-run company, trusted for years by loyal...

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I want to retire but don't have a clue where to start! difficult conversations getting started succession top tips

When you say ‘family business’ it conjures up images of personal service, quality and trustworthiness. Cider makers, construction firms, farm shops, funeral directors, hotel owners. Family firms provide hundreds of thousands of jobs to industries around the UK. 

So why then, do...

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Is 2022 the year my Dad finally talks about me taking over the family business? communication difficult conversations getting started succession top tips

By Amalia Brightley-Gillott

If you've been working in your family business for a few years now, you're probably starting to think about taking on much more responsibility. Not to mention the possibility that maybe, one day, you could be leading the business when your Dad retires. 

Let's...

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