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Changes to the Employment Fee Regime - How Could This Affect Your Family Business?

Wednesday, 06 September 2017

Family businesses with a strong sense of the family ethos running through the business generally enjoy good relations with employees.

Changes to the Employment Fee Regime - How Could This Affect Your Family Business?

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It's Nothing Personal … But I Hate You

Wednesday, 06 September 2017

47% of clients engaged in commercial litigation admitted that they were motivated in their pursuit of the case by personal dislike of their opponent in a survey by a City law firm.

It's Nothing Personal … But I Hate You

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Brexit Implications of Employing EEA Nationals in Your Family Business

Friday, 16 June 2017

Some of our clients have contacted us over employee concerns, particularly following press reports of individuals receiving (albeit in error), Home Office letters inviting them to leave.

Brexit Implications of Employing EEA Nationals in Your Family Business

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Family Businesses - Complex, Interesting and...a Little Dangerous

Friday, 16 June 2017

At one level you are very simple - you are a family, and you run a business together

Family Businesses - Complex, Interesting and...a Little Dangerous

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Is Your Family Business Data Compliant?

Thursday, 11 May 2017

There have been some recent developments around data protection law. What are they and what do you need to do?

Is Your Family Business Data Compliant?

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50:50 Shades of Grey

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

David Emanuel discusses the advantages and disadvantages of running your Family Business as a 50:50 company

50:50 Shades of Grey

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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.