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African Family Business Barometer

The results of the second edition of the African family business barometer, conducted by KPMG […]

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What’s the tax bill for transferring a family business in South Africa?

Succession planning is a vital consideration for business families to effectively transfer their business from […]

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‘Professionalising’ the family business

There is nothing quite like the entrepreneurial spirit that sparks the launch – and spurs […]

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The Factors involved in Setting Family Salaries in a Family Firm

The Factors involved in Setting Family Salaries in a Family Firm

The pay structure within a family-run business can be very different to that of other private or investor-owned companies.

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Success and Sustainability in African Family Business

  We have often reitterated the wealth of opportunities that exists on our continent and […]

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The long-term fate of the family business

The dilemma that the author faces is a common one faced by many a family business: the author believes it’s never too early to plan for the future and wants to preserve the business for his three sons, all of whom have other plans though …

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Insights on succession to the next generation in the family business

Successful business founders saw the transfer of their expertise as the best mechanism to train the next generation of leaders. Yet, despite the strengths of the apprenticeship model, studies show that successions on average reduce the performance of the family business …

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Global Family Business [infographic]

It’s a little known fact that many public companies originally started out as family businesses. And in some countries, some of the largest publicly listed companies are family-owned. For example, did you know that ⅓ of Fortune 500 companies are family-owned? For an overview of family owned businesses around the world, take a look at the following infographic…

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