by Ian Smyth, Ulster University Trust, communication and identity are values that need to be considered when selecting a successor. Research confirms that only about one-third of family businesses survive
by Martin Cowie, Partner, PwC, Belfast Being the ‘boss’s child’ throws up some unique challenges for the next generation of family business leaders. There are a number of ‘gaps’ that
PwC Family Business Survey bullish, but businesses may underestimate impact of short-term challenges
Although more than nine-in-ten UK family businesses anticipate growth, more than a third are concerned about the potential impact of Brexit. However, according to the latest PwC Family Business Survey,
Spence’s Menswear is 80-year old family-owned High Street store in Ballymena. UtilityBear.com is an online retail outlet specialising in designer underwear, loungewear and accessories, selling to customers around the world.
by Maybeth Shaw, BDO Northern Ireland Recently, we have witnessed the formal announcement of the Government’s intention to trigger the UK’s exit from the EU by March 2017. We think
Belfast based Elect Chauffeurs is a corporate chauffeur service based in Hannahstown, Belfast. Elect has been a family business since the beginning. With both father and son licensed chauffeurs, Gerard
by Darren McDowell, Partner, Harbinson Mulholland as part of the Business First Family Business Month series In 1964 Bob Dylan released “the Times they are a changin’”. Dylan provided a soundtrack