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Business interruption insurance: How essential is BI cover?

Business interruption insurance: How essential is BI cover?

During the winter months, as the weather turns more unpredictable and we see more frequent extreme weather events, family business owners are more likely to experience disruption to their operations, whether that be through a flood or as seen last November, the...

The end of the family business

The end of the family business

Kate Naylor, Tax Partner at Sagars Accountants reflects in her latest family business blog on  what happens when family business owners make the decision to end their business? "There’s much to think about", she says: "Sale - In many cases a business runs to the point...

The Future of Family Business in the UK – an update from Westminster

The Future of Family Business in the UK – an update from Westminster

MP for Carlisle, John Stevenson has been re-elected as chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Family Business, which was set up in 2011 to promote an understanding between the UK family business sector, MPs and members of the House of Lords. In his latest...

Purpose-driven leadership: how family businesses can accelerate ESG

Purpose-driven leadership: how family businesses can accelerate ESG

Tom McGinness is the Global Leader of Family Business for KPMG Private Enterprise, UK and is an experienced Senior Partner for the company, with lots of experience of working with large family businesses providing tax, accounting and advisory support with a focus on...

Disruption in construction: emerging from a pandemic.

Disruption in construction: emerging from a pandemic.

All business sectors have faced challenges throughout the Covid-19 pandemic but recently, we have been speaking with a large number of family businesses working within the construction sector. One of our Network Partners, b2B insurance brokers, Marsh Commercial...

Social Impact in Family Businesses

Social Impact in Family Businesses

In his recent blog, Philip Webb, Founder and CEO of our partner organisation, Investors in Community talks about the meaning behind the term 'social impact' and how this is regarded and shaped within family businesses. Phil says, "For the last two decades there has...

Five Key Things Family Businesses should do in February

Five Key Things Family Businesses should do in February

In his first blog of 2020,  Sam Lyon, Head of Corporate and Commercial at Cartmell Shepherd Solicitors makes his recommendations for things that all family businesses should prioritise this month. He says, "It’s been almost a year since the first lockdown and...

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...

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