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  • The Great British Family Business

    Friday, June 1st, 2018

    In March I was invited to run a session for Family Business United at their flagship national conference in London focused on governance and the family family business.

    During this interactive session with family input from members of The Entertainer and Robinsons Brewery, we spent time exploring what the term ‘governance’ means to…

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  • 10 Golden Rules For Ambitious Next Gen’s

    Friday, June 1st, 2018

    Succession planning is a key challenge for many family firms and as such the next generation may have a key role to play in this next stage in the evolution of the family firm.  Take a look at my latest article that I wrote for PwC that looks at…

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  • Protecting the Future of the Family Business

    Friday, February 16th, 2018

    Strong businesses are constantly looking ahead, trying to forecast future commercial risks and opportunities, with varying degrees of success. Family companies need to do this too, but they are exposed to an additional sort of risk factor – family risk – which can undermine an unprepared business just as…

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  • Gaining An Outside Edge

    Thursday, February 8th, 2018

    External management can be the new blood a family business needs to thrive – as long it is handled with care and I was recently asked by Nat West to provide my thoughts for an article on the role of external management within family firms.

    Some families see external management…

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  • Launch of IFB next generation engagement report 2016

    Thursday, July 28th, 2016

    The 2016 IFB conference saw the launch of the new IFB research report which focuses on next generation ‘engagement’ – what does this mean and how can it best be achieved?

    I was honoured to be part of the advisory panel for the report and there were some very interesting…

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  • IFB East Anglia: Developing Responsible Owners

    Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

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    This month I was invited to run a workshop for the East Anglian IFB Chapter focused on developing responsible owners in your family business.

    During this interactive afternoon, we spent time exploring what the term ‘responsible ownership’ means to different families and how to start to build a ‘responsible ownership’ framework…

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  • New global next generation survey by PwC

    Sunday, May 29th, 2016

    PwC have carried out an interesting research study which saw them speak to 268 next generation family members, who are likely to take over the business, from 31 countries worldwide.

    The survey explored topics including personal ambitions, plans for the future of their business, and the unique challenges of being the…

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  • Keeping Your Family Business Entreprenuerial

    Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

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    Every family business starts with a great innovation, or a great entrepreneur – or both – but as these companies move away from their founding generation, keeping the entrepreneurial spirit alive can be a challenge.

    In a recent article I wrote…

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  • ‘The Great British Family Business 2016’ conference

    Friday, March 18th, 2016

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    London

    This month I was delighted to be invited to be part of a session at the FBU ‘Great British Family Business 2016’ conference in London, where I had the opportunity to share my experience…

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  • Chloe Elms joins Juliette Johnson Consultancy

    Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

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    We are delighted to welcome Chloe Elms to the Juliette Johnson Consultancy team as an exciting addition for the development of the business, providing capacity, expertise and the ability to develop a broader range of services for our clients.

    Juliette announces ‘’Chloe joins…

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