Family Business

The Lesson I Learnt from Warren Buffett

Lewis Worrow | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK
Lewis Worrow

Buffett taught me that if one wishes to build wealth they should build businesses and that makes sense. The average S&P 500 company has a yield of about 1.5% after all, so if you were aiming to earn an income of say $100,000 per year you would need about $1.66 million worth of stock to earn that through dividend.

Seven Top Tips for Working With Your Mother

Abi Weeds | Posted 11.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Abi Weeds

Unless you agree on absolutely everything - does that ever exist between a mum and daughter? - make sure you're establishing a business where your skills complement rather than compete with each other.

Things To Consider Before You Mix Business With Family

Huffington Post UK | Shihab S Joi | Posted 02.12.2014 | UK

Brothers in arms. The phrase speaks of unity yet the setting is unarguably one of war. The same could apply to the saying, ‘sisters are doing it for...

The Key to Employee Ownership Success in 2014

Iain Hasdell | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK
Iain Hasdell

At the start of every year we recall the vivid image of Janus the Roman god after whom the month of January is named. His two faces set in opposite directions, one that looks back to the year just gone and the other forward to the brand new year ahead, are chilling and inspiring at the same time.

The Benefits of a Family Run Business

Laura Tenison MBE | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Laura Tenison MBE

Conquering the Americas - Day 3 I'm not sure if I want my children to join JoJo Maman Bébé, when they grow up. I just don't know if it will be good...

The Decade of Employee Ownership

Iain Hasdell | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK
Iain Hasdell

Lots of people are talking about employee ownership at the moment, which is fantastic. But most people do not really understand how it works. This lack of awareness helps perpetuate the myth that employee ownership is a boutique way of working in the business world.

The Next Big Thing? Family Fortunes (Feat. Morrow's)

Alex Perry | Posted 22.09.2013 | UK
Alex Perry

The recession, it seems, has increased the desirability of joining, continuing (or even restarting) a family-run business, which can often escape problems around financing, leadership and decision-making (even if arguments may get a little bit more heated). So can tradition, family ties and heritage still resonate with the UK's young entrepreneurs?

Charlie Thomas

'At 24 I thought: 'I'm Too Young To Be In Charge' (INTERVIEW) | Charlie Thomas | Posted 08.02.2013 | UK

William Hewland took over the running of Hewland Engineering, the company which invented the first commercially available racing car gearbox, in 1989....