First and foremost, family businesses are businesses. Like all organisations they require good leadership. In this article, Caroline Gourlay highlights some of the common pitfalls of family business leadership.
Changes to tax legislation in recent years have meant that, in terms of the availability of tax relief against the costs of mortgage interest, owning a buy to let portfolio in a company structure can have its advantages.
Our Family Business team recently hosted the London launch of 'Advising the Family Owned Business', written by Family Business Consultant Nick Smith and a large number of contributors from VWV and beyond.
Peter Collier, of Hurley Partners, the private client advisory and asset management firm, discusses how you can use value in your company SSAS to help resolve succession planning in the family business.
In this article David Emanuel, head of Family Business, looks at practical consequences of breakdown in relations between family members of a 50:50 company and how these can be avoided by careful planning.