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…Read More
Friday, February 16th, 2018
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…Read More
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…Read More
Tuesday, June 28th, 2016
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…Read More
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…Read More
Tuesday, April 12th, 2016
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…Read More
Friday, March 18th, 2016
17 March 2016
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…Read More
Tuesday, March 15th, 2016
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…Read More
Monday, February 1st, 2016
Wealth Planning: A Family Affair
Arbuthnot Latham Spring Journal
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 risk – family risk – which can undermine an unprepared…Read More
Saturday, December 12th, 2015
STEP Northern Event, Leeds
Yesterday afternoon I had the pleasure of speaking alongside Ian Marsh, familydr, at a Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) seminar on the benefits a Constitution can bring to a family. The discussion highlighted the importance…Read More