Category Archives: Business Advice

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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