Through its ongoing research surveys, Grant Thornton has examined family businesses in 26 countries around the world, exploring their views and concerns and providing a snapshot of over 8,700 business owners worldwide.
In order to safeguard your assets, estate planning should be actioned early and on a regular basis. There are seven key stages of planning and they can be well illustrated by Jaques’ famous speech describing the Seven Ages of Man
September 11 caught the world by surprise. One year on, the World Trade Center isn’t the only thing being rebuilt – many family businesses have to face tough decisions on succession, sales, hiring and development
Family trusts, set up to take care of the welfare of family members, are often a source of confusion for beneficiaries. Education about the specific details of trusts is as important as legal structures and will ensure the long-term success of the family business