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FBUK delivers inaugural Ownership in Family Business Masterclass

April 18, 2024

A successful and insightful day of knowledge share, benchmarking, and exchange of best practice on the thorny topic of Ownership in a family business, was kindly hosted by our partners NatWest in Bishopsgate, London on the 15th April 2024. Moderated and skillfully led by subject matter experts from our carefully selected Corporate Partners Deloitte Private, […]

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How Succession can Make or Break a Family Business – FBUK in the FT.com

April 10, 2024

Family Business UK, and a number of our Family Business members, were delighted to be quoted, and featured in an article in today’s (9th April 2024) Financial Times article: How Succession can make or break a family business. To read the article, please log into the Financial Times.com, using your FT.com account, at –  https://on.ft.com/3vz9VWl […]

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FBUK Announce strategic partnership with Saxton Bampfylde

March 28, 2024

Family Business UK are delighted to announce a new corporate partnership with executive search and leadership advisory experts Saxton Bampfylde launching today, Thursday 28th March 2024. FBUK has established partnerships with carefully selected and highly respected organisations, that provide compelling professional services to family businesses. They are critical allies and supporters of our work with […]

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FBUK announces strategic partnership with Redgrave

March 27, 2024

Family Business UK are delighted to announce a new corporate partnership with executive search and leadership advisory experts, Redgrave Search launching today, Wednesday 27th March 2024. Family Business UK has established partnerships with carefully selected and highly respected organisations, that provide compelling professional services to family businesses. They are critical allies and supporters of our […]

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Historic London family businesses play host to FBUK Community

March 8, 2024

The FBUK Non-Family Executive Community were delighted and grateful to be hosted by community members Emma Fox, CEO of Berry Bros. & Rudd and Ben Dalrymple, MD at Lock & Co Hatters this past week. The evening started with a tour of the two iconic family businesses, neighbours on London’s historic St James’s Street. At Berry Bros. & Rudd, the […]

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Discussing Family & Non-family NED’s in Family Business with Deloitte

March 7, 2024

Last month we were delighted to be hosted by FBUK Partners Deloitte in Manchester to discuss the important role of Non-Executive Directors (NEDs) as well as some key differences between family and non-family NEDs. Starting the session by tackling some common preconceptions, the presentation then went on to highlight 3 significant attributes which make NEDs […]

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Family Business UK Responds to the Autumn Statement

November 22, 2023

Fiona Graham, Director of External Affairs and Policy at Family Business UK said; “The Chancellor and Prime Minister have this week both been talking about making decisions for the long-term.  And while there was good news for business in the statement around full expensing, there is still much more to be done”. “The full expensing […]

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Steve Rigby, Co-CEO Rigby Group joins Family Business UK Board

August 2, 2023

Steve Rigby, Co-CEO Rigby Group joins Family Business UK Board We are delighted to announce the appointment of prominent Midlands and UK Family business leader Steve Rigby of Rigby Group plc to the Board of Family Business UK. Steve is responsible for leading strategy, finance & investments for the family in both the private and public markets, and has […]

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Family businesses have a leading role in shaping a successful future for the UK

July 3, 2023

Neil Davy, Chief Executive of Family Business UK Over the past few years, we’ve seen extraordinary political change. In my brief time as Chief Executive of the Institute for Family Business, the UK has witnessed four Chancellors, three Prime Ministers, and two Monarchs. This unprecedented amount of disruption and uncertainty has continued across the business […]

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‘A new vision for the UK Economy’: IFB relaunches as Family Business UK to strengthen ecosystem of support for family businesses across Britain

Family Business UK is a growing movement of family firms seeking to advocate for a stronger role and voice of family businesses whilst providing support to the sector at all levels. The organisation will promote the role of the family business model as a leading example of sustainable and responsible business, working to shift the […]