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The Global System takes off
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The Global System takes off
12 November 2016
family business support through the global system
Social changes and next generation planning are top challenges for family businesses
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Social changes and next generation planning are top challenges for family businesses
13 October 2016
Latest research led by one of the UK’s top advisers to the family business sector reveals a growing mix in the family members in control of the family firm, and that succession is missing from any form of future-planning strategies for 95% of family businesses.
Families in Business sets up in Scotland
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Families in Business sets up in Scotland
19 September 2016
Families in Business has grown its dedicated support of UK family businesses by setting up a Scottish base in Edinburgh.
Bristol family firms expecting good things as they reveal ambitious plans for growth
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Bristol family firms expecting good things as they reveal ambitious plans for growth
03 August 2016
Bristol and South West based family firms are positive about the next 12-months for their business and the region’s economy, but see the ongoing skills challenge and financial institutions’ reticence to provide funding as major threats to their ambitious plans for growth.
All Work No Play
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All Work No Play
03 August 2016
Dani Saveker explains how Families in Business provides the ‘permission to play’ to accelerate business growth and experience a thoroughly more enjoyable journey, ahead of the inaugural Families in Business Summit on the 28th and 29th September.
Scoping study into global family and private enterprises launched
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Scoping study into global family and private enterprises launched
04 May 2016
Families in Business (FiB), the specialist division of the Shirlaws Group, which focuses on dynamics and relationships and how they impact family and privately owned enterprises, has unveiled plans for a scoping research study into enterprise, business and entrepreneurship across the globe.
Beyond Business The Families in Business National Summit 2016
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Beyond Business The Families in Business National Summit 2016
12 April 2016
The inaugural Families in Business National Summit will take an unprecedented look into the challenges, dynamics and opportunities of being part of a Family and Owner Managed Businesses.
FiB finds unprecedented positivity amongst West Midlands family businesses
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FiB finds unprecedented positivity amongst West Midlands family businesses
22 January 2016
West Midlands family enterprises are ‘overwhelmingly positive’ about the year ahead and are already implementing ambitious expansion plans.
North West law firm Gorvins pledges to support family businesses
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North West law firm Gorvins pledges to support family businesses
18 November 2015
Families in Business (FiB) has appointed law firm Gorvins as its latest Approved Advisor in the North West.
FiB & Shirlaws Group combine to boost support for family businesses worldwide
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FiB & Shirlaws Group combine to boost support for family businesses worldwide
22 October 2015
Families in Business (FiB), the independent support organisation for family firms that was founded by family business specialist Dani Saveker in 2012, has joined the international firm, Shirlaws.
Family businesses part of solution to UKs productivity
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Family businesses part of solution to UKs productivity
28 September 2015
The UK’s family businesses are part of the UK’s solution to its productivity puzzle, according to the Bank of England’s Chief Economist, Andy Haldane.
Staff retention and skills major challenge for Nottingham family firms
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Staff retention and skills major challenge for Nottingham family firms
22 September 2015
Attracting and retaining skilled employees is the biggest business challenge facing family firms in Nottingham.
Research reveals the changing face of families in business
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Research reveals the changing face of families in business
17 September 2015
A major survey into the features, characteristics and challenges of the UK’s family businesses has revealed there’s a changing face of the family unit working together in family firms today, with 25 percent having so-called ‘blended families’ and an increase in the generations working together.
What is your communication style
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What is your communication style
15 September 2015
Communication for family businesses is a major challenge, according to the Families in Business (FiB) latest survey.
Keeping it in the family
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Keeping it in the family
03 September 2015
Leaders and owners of family-owned businesses regularly feel isolated, alone and undervalued, according to recent research by the sector’s support organisation Families in Business (FiB). FiB’s CEO and founder Dani Saveker believes such emotions are all too common amongst family enterprises and are feelings she recognises well from her time as CEO of her own family’s business.
FIB relaunch their website to give better support to family businesses
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FIB relaunch their website to give better support to family businesses
28 June 2015
The team at Families in Business (FIB) are delighted to share the new website with it's growing network!
Black Country professional firms behind region’s family business organisation
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Black Country professional firms behind region’s family business organisation
05 May 2015
Leading professional advisers from the Black Country are backing a new division of Families in Business
FiB launches major family business research project
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FiB launches major family business research project
27 April 2015
The UK’s only independent support organisation for family businesses launches major research project
FiB pledges to support North West family businesses
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FiB pledges to support North West family businesses
04 March 2015
National organisation strategy of support for family businesses in the North West
North West Ask the Adviser event
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North West Ask the Adviser event
28 February 2015
Families in Business held it's first North West event for family businesses on Friday 27th February
Support for North West family businesses is ‘lacking’
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Support for North West family businesses is ‘lacking’
25 February 2015
Lack of support for North West’s family-owned, SME businesses, is leaving owners feeling isolated