Dealing with employees on a personal level can wreak havoc in a small or family owned business – because conflicts or disagreements are part of many start-ups and family owned businesses. When it comes to conflicts of interest in a family business, these matters are more difficult to resolve, because there are three levels of interests namely family issues, business issues, and ownership issues. While every business is different, I have put together some general rules for handling employees who are related by blood or marriage.
Phil works with owner managers to drive business growth; plan for exit and succession; improve underlying efficiency and competitive advantage through use of technology. This is coupled with a pragmatic style and practical approaches to assist his clients meet their own personal and commercial objectives.
Phil is an experienced director and business advisor with over 30 years’ experience gained in senior roles with a variety of UK and European based companies. During this time he successfully grew a financial software trading company which went through three rounds of private equity investment before being sold as a trade sale to a USA company.
Phil brings to his clients his technology skills coupled with strong commercial and project management focus to deliver real results and value. He is based in Twickenham and works with businesses in West London and Surrey.
Phil is a mentor for The Prince’s Initiative for Mature Enterprise (PRIME) which helps people over the age of fifty set up in business for themselves. In addition he also mentors for the SMILE (Selected Mentors and Interims for London Enterprises), a project which is facilitated by UCL Advances helping London-based SMEs overcome barriers to growth.
For more information or to arrange an initial appointment, contact Phil on 07720 397040 or 0208 8920228, or email him
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