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Could Your Family Business Be In Hot Water?

Monday, 10 April 2017

A series of recent high-profile cases (involving Uber, Deliveroo and most recently Pimlico Plumbers) are causing some businesses using the services of self-employed contractors to question whether they need to change their working model.

Could Your Family Business Be In Hot Water?

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Life Insurance and Succession Planning for Family Businesses

Monday, 10 April 2017

Death, especially the untimely death, of a key individual can put enormous pressure on a family owned business and the family members who rely on it for income and capital growth.

Life Insurance and Succession Planning for Family Businesses

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Make a Family Business Charter Work for You

Monday, 20 March 2017

In the last edition of our Family Business Law Brief, we talked about the need for family owned businesses to discuss how they work together now and in the future.

Make a Family Business Charter Work for You

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Know Your Advisor - Lydia Kellett

Monday, 20 March 2017

Lydia advises many family owned businesses on a range of corporate matters including structuring and restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, investment and corporate governance.

Know Your Advisor - Lydia Kellett

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A Toast to Family Business

Monday, 20 March 2017

Launch of book 'Advising the Family Owned Business'

A Toast to Family Business

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Breakin' Up Is Hard To Do...

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

If you own a successful family business you probably built it up over the course of many years of hard graft, or acquired it from someone else who did. So it often seems quite counterintuitive to suggest that you take that business and fragment it.


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Protecting Your Future Wealth and Family's Happiness with a Family Charter

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Two thirds of SME businesses in the UK are family owned, so it's clearly a popular business model. But…only 30% will successfully pass to the second generation (and only 12% to the third and 3% to the fourth)...


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A very Happy New Year to All Our Family Business Clients, Friends and Fellow Advisers

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

2017 looks like being another interesting year for family businesses as they try to predict and plan for the effects on them of the economic, technological, legal and political changes in play in the UK and around the world.


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Step into Christmas… But Watch Your Step

Thursday, 12 January 2017

Christmas parties can be the event of a year, particularly in a tight-knit family business. However, a recent case in the High Court highlights a potential cause for concern.


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The Secret to Health, Wealth and Happiness this Christmas

Thursday, 12 January 2017

It's December. You are busy. Christmas newsletters are flooding your inbox from clients, suppliers and advisers alike. But if you read just one, please let it be this one.


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Know Your Advisor - "Our firm has invested a lot of time in ensuring that we understand the issues that family businesses are facing."

Thursday, 10 November 2016

Katie is a Solicitor in our Corporate team and specialises in advising both family and non-family businesses on a number of corporate aspects, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate governance.


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You've Sold Your Family Business… so what now?

Thursday, 10 November 2016

The post-sale stage of selling your family business is equally as important as the others.


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Are you ready to comply with your business' pensions obligations?

Tuesday, 02 August 2016

The duty to put qualifying staff into a pension scheme and contribute towards it is entering its final phases, with many family businesses likely to be affected over the next two years.


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Our Guide to Selling Your Family Business - It's Time to Get Negotiating!

Tuesday, 02 August 2016

You have found your buyer, your buyer is satisfied with their due diligence enquiries… so what next?