Our Private Wealth specialists discuss the important areas to consider when running a family business as part of Crowe's Family Business Week 2021. 

Day 1 - Resilience

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Business resilience has never been more important.

Crowe Business Solutions partner Grant Anthony chats to Mike Halewood, CEO of design and build company, Denton Associates about how family businesses can adapt and thrive in the face of disruption.

 

Day 1 Webinar

In this session, Johnathan Dudley, Partner and Head of Manufacturing is joined by Louis Baker, Head of Crowe's Professional Practices team and also a director in his family's business.

Louis shares his experiences of how his family's business adapted to thrive during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Day 2 - People

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For the second day of Family Business Week, Rebecca Durrant, Partner and National Head of Private Clients, chats with Sandy Lindsay MBE, Chair of Tangerine PR, about Employee OwnershipTrusts and why it was the right route for her to take.

Webinar

In day two's session, David Ford, Partner in the Private Clients team is joined by Nick Sedgwick, Director at Cre8tive Rooms Limited and discusses how owners can extract their profit tax-efficiently, the importance of hiring the right people in your family business and how to reward them tax-efficiently.

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Day 3 - Business Structure

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Simon Warne, Private Client partner, sits down with Ed Weeks, Dispute Resolution Partner at Cripps Pemberton Greenish, to discuss his thoughts on shareholder disputes in family businesses, which can sometimes become a prickly subject. 

 

Webinar

In this session, Nick Latimer, Partner in the Private Clients team discusses structuring the family business, and is joined by Harry Kras from the Family Business Resource Centre in Melbourne, a highly experienced family business facilitator giving an international perspective. Nick and Harry will consider the challenges of governance in the family business, and tax planning ideas worthy of consideration with the appropriate engagement.

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Day 4 - Succession

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Rebecca Glazebrook from PDT Solicitors joins Corporate Finance Partner Matteo Timpani to discuss how to achieve the best outcome when considering selling your business and why it is never too early to plan for succession.

Webinar

In this session, Simon Warne, Partner in the Private Clients team discusses how he has seen clients react to lockdown, post-pandemic emergence and the choices available to families with a  sharpened appetite to push through a successful transition to the next generation.

Simon is also joined by Amalia Brightley-Gillott, Director of Family Business Place, a successful member organisation which specialises in the non-financial elements of change facilitation.

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Day 5 - Panel session round up

Panel session round up

In our round up of our Family Business Week of activities our panel, Rebecca Durrant, Johnathan Dudley and Matteo Timpani chaired by Simon Warne consider some of the unique challenges raised and share some valuable tips to ensure your business continues to perform successfully.

Webinar

In this panel session, chaired by Simon Warne, Partner in the Private Clients team, panellists Johnathan Dudley, Rebecca Durrant and Matteo Timpani discuss some of the key themes to come out of this week’s sessions and share some practical tips that family businesses can take away to ensure their future success.

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Insights

We highlight in couple of scenarios considering the advantages of a group structure as part of both business and family wealth planning.
Corporate Finance Partner Matteo Timpani explains why it's never too early to start preparing when selling your family business.
Employee Ownership Trusts are they the right choice for a Family Business?
Business funding: key information for funding your business
This week we explore passing on the responsibility of leadership to the next generation and some considerations to make the the transition a success.
Rebecca Durrant, Johnathan Dudley and Matteo Timpani discuss succession planning for family businesses.
We highlight in couple of scenarios considering the advantages of a group structure as part of both business and family wealth planning.
Corporate Finance Partner Matteo Timpani explains why it's never too early to start preparing when selling your family business.
Employee Ownership Trusts are they the right choice for a Family Business?
Business funding: key information for funding your business
This week we explore passing on the responsibility of leadership to the next generation and some considerations to make the the transition a success.
Rebecca Durrant, Johnathan Dudley and Matteo Timpani discuss succession planning for family businesses.

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Rebecca Durrant
Rebecca Durrant
National Head of Private Clients, Manchester