Keeping it in the family

Business consultant and mentor, Stuart Allan, looks at the dynamics of family-run businesses and why they so often fail. According to the Institute for Family Business, two-thirds of UK businesses are family-owned. That’s 4.8 million in total, of which over 16,000 are medium and large businesses generating over a quarter of the value of goods…
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Who and what are the people in your business?

When it comes to recruiting and developing your team, something that is regularly overlooked by business owners is the value that an individual can bring to the fold. It isn’t just about the skills required to carry out that role, it’s the potential that person has in part of the overall development of your business.…
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Our Client Manager Jeanette is here to help

Ahead of an action-packed year, we are delighted that Jeanette Lynes has joined the organisation as our new client manager. Jeanette will work closely with Stuart’s client base across London and the South-East, enabling and facilitating business growth. In parallel with Stuart’s career in business and manufacturing, Jeanette started her career in London before joining a…
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