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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.

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 […]

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.

Inspirational female leaders

March 8, 2022

We talk to some of our members about the amazing women who have inspired them in business.

PM meets family businesses to discuss economic recovery

February 26, 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday applauded the crucial role that family businesses have to play in the economic recovery from COVID-19, and beyond. Hosting an exclusive roundtable for family businesses, representing a variety of  sectors, the Prime Minister and Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng heard how family businesses have been responding to the pandemic, and the essential […]