Planning based on particular objectives comes naturally to most of us, but faced with planning, many of us hesitate.
The function of the family office can be seen as a Civil Service so that its members enjoy the benefits of a coordinated supply of services.
To harness the benefits of success for future generations, wealth creators have used ‘private’ family offices to manage family needs.
Private Enterprise partners Bill Noye and Dominic Pelligana provide an overview of the challenges faced by family businesses.
The family constitution is an important document for any family business and any family to engage in the process of formulating.
Through the bi-annual Family Business survey, KPMG and FBA combine to offer a snapshot of the health of 'family business' in Australia.
Few people enjoy conflict – whether it be some form of confrontation or even just voicing disagreement.
It’s critical that leaders in family business pay attention to the priorities of both the family and the business.
According to Australia’s 2013 FB survey, 83% of respondents believe that being fb has made a difference in coping with ongoing economic uncertainties
It’s no secret that Australian family businesses are facing a tough economic environment.
According to the 2013 Family Business Survey, family business owners see themselves as more adaptable and resilient to market conditions.
I was recently distracted midway through conversation over lunch with the former CEO of a Single Family Office (SFO) – we’ll call him Bill.
With a growth in interest shown towards family business globally, there have been an increasing number of surveys looking at the attitudes.
In 2011, KPMG in Australia published the Family Business Survey, Stewards: Moving Forward, Moving Onward.
It's about the structures, frameworks, and responsibilities that together help a family business meet its strategic objectives and manage risks.