The Future of Family Business

What makes for a successful family business? How do you ensure a smooth succession? We look at emerging trends and the secret to success including that of the Wallenbergs

The next generation is less likely to learn the necessary craftsmanship, experts say

Research shows family-owned firms outperform benchmarks, but there are caveats

Lack of enthusiasm for the family firm could result in drop in productivity or rise in innovation

Family-owned companies can benefit from more professional skills

John Gapper says retaining familial control has become easier, but there is a need for scrutiny