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Why Covid shouldn’t delay succession planning for your business

Why Covid shouldn’t delay succession planning for your business

In his final blog of 2020,  Sam Lyon, Head of Corporate and Commercial at Cartmell Shepherd Solicitors make a case for why family businesses should not allow the covid pandemic to delay making important plans for the future. "With the pandemic still causing huge...

An Independant View for Family Businesses

An Independant View for Family Businesses

In his latest blog  Sam Lyon, Head of Corporate and Commercial at Cartmell Shepherd Solicitors examines the benefits that an independent voice can bring to a family business. The value of non-executive directors and other non-family senior management can bring to a...

Managing the next generation transition

Managing the next generation transition

Joining the family business as a next generation successor or potential successor often comes with a number of expectations and assumptions from both the next gen and the current generation in place within the business. Even if there is no clear succession plan in...

The importance of planning for the future

The importance of planning for the future

We’d all love a crystal ball to be able to take a brief glimpse into what the future looks like. It would certainly make the job of succession planning for the future of a family businesses much easier. Research indicates that the majority of family firms operate...

Decision-making for peace and harmony in family businesses

Decision-making for peace and harmony in family businesses

In our December column, Sue and Dave discuss the challenges of finding an effective decision-making structure that works for your family business. It’s the season of peace on earth and goodwill to all men.  The only problem is, not everyone seems to get the memo.  The...

The active-learning conference – a space for asking questions

The active-learning conference – a space for asking questions

At our conference events, we have always strived to offer something different and something valuable to everyone that attends. Over the years, we have refined the style of our conferences to encourage active learning – an instructional method of delivering information...

What can I expect at a Family Business Conference?

What can I expect at a Family Business Conference?

Sue Howorth and Dave Clarkson of The Family Business Network on the things that matter most to family businesses. October 2019 They do say that a conference is a formal meeting of people with a shared interest and a purpose to share innovative ideas, throw ideas...

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