Britain’s former primer minister John Major wanted wealth to “cascade down the generations” through pension reforms. Now New Labour is tinkering with future of family wealth. Is your family trust fund safe? Matt Pitcher explains
Setting up a discretionary trust can help reduce an inheritance tax bill. But, as Iris Wuenschmann-Lyall explains, retiring family businesses owners can also retain a good measure of control over their enterprise
Global competitive pressures mean many of Europe’s family businesses will need to divest their non-core activities or raise fresh capital. Wealth managers say this will increase investor exposure to private equity. What happens next, asks Scott McCulloch
A growing number of super wealthy US families and a decline in service at the banks that once catered to them have sparked an explosion in multi-family offices, according to a survey by Bloomberg and Family Office Management.