The Great British Entrepreneur Awards is delighted to reveal the full list of national winners for the 2020 programme.
Posted on 8th December 2020 .
Exiting a business can be a moment of truth for an entrepreneur. A solid succession plan can make the difference between success and failure. Read the full report from our Partner UBS Global Wealth Management below:
Posted on 20th November 2020 .
In this report—part of the Doing Business in Europe series – UBS Global Wealth Management considers opportunities for entrepreneurs outside of Europe who are seeking a foothold in its markets, as well as local business owners who want to adapt to a post-Covid-19 world.
Posted on 28th October 2020 .
By Nick Travis, partner at Smith & Williamson This article was originally published in Smith & Williamson’s Enterprise magazine, a thought leadership publication for entrepreneurs and growth companies. You can download this issue of Enterprise here. Kitty Higgins and Sharon Pindar want to help every child to read. It’s a huge problem, but with a growing army […]
Posted on 28th July 2020 in Enterprise Issue 24.
As the tennis whites come out and queues begin at Wimbledon, one local restaurateur prepares for his busiest time of the year. Ghigo Berni’s small, family-run restaurant, San Lorenzo, sees a 400% rise in customers as one of the world’s most renowned sporting events takes place a stone’s throw away.
Coming in all shapes and sizes, family businesses make up two-thirds of all businesses in the UK, according to the Institute for Family Business. These 4.8 million family-run businesses employ over 12 million people and generate a quarter of the UK’s entire economic revenue. With so many family businesses across the UK, it can be […]
Family businesses looking to the next generation to take over need to prepare themselves for unexpected events, according to the University of East Anglia (UEA).
With January being the time for New Year’s resolutions, it is the perfect period to get your business and personal affairs in order. When preparations for the year ahead are being considered, many longstanding family business owners are considering their exit and succession options, particularly if retirement is on the horizon. Duncan James, head of […]
Posted on 4th January 2018 in Family Business.
When it comes to popping the question, picking out a ring and location can seem like the most important elements, however, unsurprisingly many forget to consider the impact a marriage can have on the family business, Duncan James, from family law firm Shakespeare Martineau, ties the knot.
Posted on 21st June 2017 in Family Business.
The family business sector has revealed a growing mix in the family members in control of the firm, as succession is missing from any form of future-planning strategies from almost all family businesses.
An overwhelming proportion of millennials have a strong desire and thirst for knowledge when it comes to their family firms – with many keen to play a much bigger role in its development and success.