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Family Business UK Manifesto

How to Show your Support for The Family Business UK 2024 Manifesto

November 15, 2023

The Family Business UK Manifesto: Taking the Long-Term View, Policies to Unleash the Potential of the UK Family Business sector. Ahead of the upcoming General Election this manifesto represents our offer to policymakers, informed by the UK’s family business community and their everyday experience of doing business. These cover what we see as the big […]

Family Business UK Manifesto

Senior business leaders back the launch of the Family Business UK Manifesto

November 14, 2023

The Family Business UK Manifesto – Taking the Long-Term View which lists “policies to unleash the potential of the UK family business sector” has received support from business leaders from Rigby Group, Samworth Brothers, Wates Group and ARCO, amongst others. Published today, the Manifesto sets out a list of key policy recommendations that can provide […]

Future leaders in family business

Family Business Week 2023 to Focus on “Future Leaders”

July 28, 2023

Following two successful campaigns in 2021 and 2022, we are delighted to share that Family Business Week will return in 2023. This year, from the 20th to the 24th November, we will celebrate ‘Future Leaders’.  And we are calling on family businesses to help us champion the next generation of leaders. Running for the first […]

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Family businesses remain committed to growth despite challenging operational environment

December 1, 2022

The new IFB Research Foundation ‘The State of the Nation: The UK Family Business Sector’ report, published today (Thursday 1st December), showcases that family businesses are the bedrock of the UK economy but face barriers to growth.

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Family Business Week 2022

November 21, 2022

Celebrating and supporting family firms during the cost-of-living crisis A week-long campaign aimed at highlighting the UK Family Business sector during the height of the cost-of-living crisis will take place this week. The Institute for Family Business (IFB) will host its annual Family Business Week (FBW 2022), in partnership with NatWest. As businesses across the […]

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Wates Corporate Governance Principles: First Year Reporting

March 15, 2022

The Financial Reporting Council has published an in-depth assessment of uptake and quality of reporting on the Wates Principles.