Family businesses have unique challenges that aren’t always shared by other companies. Our hub offers a place to connect and engage with KPMG advisers and peers to share experiences and conversations around articles relevant to your business. Topics like succession & next generation, governance, growth, assurance, exit strategies, wealth preservation and philanthropy are important for business families to manage effectively to remain competitive and leave a lasting legacy for generations to come.
In The European Family Business Barometer: Sustaining future growth, we announced the release of the Family Business Barometer, a collaboration between European Family Businesses (EFB) and KPMG.
Implementing a Family Constitution needs to be approached sensitively and strategically, but many family companies are reluctant to address governance structures.
Family businesses are a source of wealth for the economy. They generally have a long-term focus and demonstrate excellent resiliency in the face of economic crises, compared with traditional companies.
Joshua Nacht and Peter Begalla were recently published in the Family Business Magazine, saying that family firms must learn to manage concurrency
There is much evidence to suggest that empowered, engaged employees generate more for their businesses. This is an important point in a time when the focus is heavily on productivity.
It’s a matter of family culture and involvement of those who will live with the new distribution of ownership. The consequences of a choice will span over generations.
“Thomas Sages looked stern and preoccupied upon his return from the funeral of his friend David’s wife, Laura. When David died a few years earlier, Thomas was very shocked by David’s death, and this new loss reopened the wound.
The KPMG SAGES Family Business Story is a series of fictional case studies based on the SAGES Family Business, the little grocery store that became an entrepreneurial success...
We recently introduced the KPMG SAGES Family Business Story – a series of fictional case studies based on the SAGES Family Business, a little grocery store that began in the 1950s and became a significant retail group.
A recent international survey found that 76% of small business owners don’t have a succession plan, 45% are still trying to determine what the plan would be, and the other 31% just haven’t got to it.
As a high net worth individual or wealthy family business owner, you face a distinct set of considerations for tax and wealth planning.
Small and micro enterprises in Africa are mostly family-run, and play an important role in employment creation and economic development – a growing trend not only in Africa, but in other developing economies around the world.
Speaking at the inauguration of this year’s Kerala Family Business Conclave in August 2013, Chairman and Managing Director of Kurlon Ltd, Kurlon Sudhakar Pai said that family-owned businesses form the backbone of the Indian economy.
Few people enjoy conflict – whether it be some form of confrontation or even just voicing disagreement – but sometimes conflict can be the catalyst that brings longstanding issues to a head, and then they’re aired and actually dealt with, to be resolved.
It’s critical that leaders in family business pay attention to the priorities of both the family and the business, yet only 55% of the family businesses surveyed in KPMG in Australia’s and Family Business Australia’s 2013 Family Business Survey.
Articles and insight around some of the topics that we’ve seen family businesses grapple with every day.
This Barometer has provided an insight into the confidence of the family business communities across Europe.
KPMG Family Business insights covering 7 key issues : Succession & Next Generation, Governance, Growth, Assurance, Exit Strategies, Wealth Preservation and Philanthropy. Each family business counld be facing one or several issues during its lifecycle.
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