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  • August 23, 2017
    Family businesses are the backbone of the Australian economy, employing more than 50 per cent of the workforce. They also face unique challenges, with the dynamics of family relationships adding to the complexity of running a business.
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  • August 15, 2017
    Mixing family with business can be tricky, but there are certain frameworks that can be put in place to reduce tensions when disagreements arise.
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  • July 18, 2017
    Just like any other business, a family business will need funding from time to time. Usually, this will be to fund growth, but it might also be necessary to manage liquidity for transitions.
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  • June 13, 2017
    Successfully engaging the next generation in a family business often depends on how well the parents accommodate the personal objectives of their children. As far back as The Iliad, we’ve recognised there’s a thin line between “influencing” and “controlling” our inheritors.
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  • May 30, 2017
    This is a great article by Clare Ansberry in the Wall St Journal. 7 in 10 baby boomers plan to work past the age of 65, where do their children fit in? “At what point does the senior generation reap the reward of all their work? When do they retire?” Often, he says, the answer is never."
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  • April 18, 2017
    The skills needed to manage family wealth are very different from the entrepreneurial skills needed to generate wealth in the first place. As a result, many families delegate the management of financial capital to accountants and wealth managers.
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  • March 08, 2017
    Let’s open up a discussion about family businesses — and what the future holds for them — by digging into the fundamental marriage between our personal and professional worlds.
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  • March 02, 2017
    Clear communication is vital to the success of any business. This is especially true in the case of family businesses, which account for more than two-thirds of international companies.
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  • February 14, 2017
    family business conflicts
    Conflicts are part and parcel of any family business, and they can arise due to a number of factors including sibling rivalries, aging patriarchs and matriarchs, preferential treatment. Learn how to manage conflict in family business.
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  • January 19, 2017
    Adam Jones shares his observations on good governance within family businesses. What is a good governance and how does it hold the key to success for family businesses
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  • December 11, 2016
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    Succession is an important and integral part of a Family Business, and a well planned approach can help avoid failure. We illustrate 6 simple steps to guide you through a successful succession
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  • December 07, 2016
    succession planning
    Family business have multiple challenges to face on a local and global level, but the toughest challenge is that of succession. Are the successors well prepared to take it on?
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