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Have Your Cake and Eat It

Neil Grimmond explains what a VIMBO is and why it can be a win-win solution for business owners looking to sell to their management teams. Everything you...

Neil Grimmond Neil Grimmond

FBUS delivers Masterclass on Managing Family Busines...

A cross-section of successful family-owned businesses participated in the first of a series of dynamic Family Business United Scotland (FBUS) masterclasses at Strathclyde University designed to hone...

Ross McAdam Ross McAdam

Through a Glass Darkly

As legendary investor Warren Buffett remarked: “In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.”  You do not need to be the Sage...

Tom Craig Tom Craig

Beware of the Wrong Help

The principal character in Joseph Heller’s famous World War II book, Catch 22, is Yossarian.  In it there is an apocryphal incident which illustrates the need to...

Tom Craig Tom Craig

FBUS Conference: a Delegate's View

Why family business needs a voice: “Family businesses generate a lot of income for the government but unlike the heads of big corporates we can’t just pick...

Tom Craig Tom Craig

ACS takes Formal Hire Firm to New Lengths with US Ex...

ACS Clothing, Europe’s largest men’s formal clothing hire business, hosted a fascinating FBUS visit to its Eurocentral headquarters, providing valuable insights into a rapidly-expanding business which has...

Paul Yacoubian Paul Yacoubian

A Powerful New Voice for Family Businesses

FBUS will give family businesses a powerful new voice Family Business Week in Scotland laid the foundations for a dynamic new movement led by Family Business United...

Tom Craig Tom Craig

30th Birthday Celebrations

Continuing our 30th Anniversary celebrations, we held a drinks reception on Thursday 12 November for the business community which has helped us over the years. Many friends,...

Paul Yacoubian Paul Yacoubian

Mactaggart & Mickel 4th Generation Builds on 90 Year...

Ross Mickel, director of building group Mactaggart and Mickel belongs to an elite group of just four percent of family businesses in the UK to make it...

Tom Craig Tom Craig
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