Why do a contingency plan?

Business gurus always say that every business requires a contingency plan that anticipates all life’s little uncertainties. All too often, the listener nods sagely… But if such advice is being properly followed by most, how come so many businesses fall by the wayside when the going gets tough? The answer, sadly, is that many business […]

Family Success Planning: Win the Generation Game

There’s a lot of twaddle talked about the rise and fall of family businesses and family succession planning, like: ‘Family-owned businesses are a small part the UK economy’.Actually they account for almost 95% of businesses in this country. So family succession planning is vital. Family businesses ‘go from shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves in three generations.’(The first […]