Services for family businesses
Tailor-made tax and accountancy advice for family-owned businesses
Essex is blessed with a vast array of great family-owned businesses, including a number that we are proud to have as our longstanding clients.
Navigating the unique challenges of family businesses
While working in a family business can be a hugely rewarding experience, it comes with some additional challenges.
The business and family roles can sometimes overlap and emotions can interfere with sound decision-making. Professional advisers who understand the particular characteristics of family businesses can make all the difference.
We have a proven track record and long-standing reputation for advising family-owned businesses on key strategic decisions relating to day-to-day operations and growth.
Our expertise covers a range of accounting, tax and strategic services, including succession planning, sales and acquisitions, setting up trusts, and other wealth management issues.
Explore our selection of content, created specifically for family businesses, below.
Intending to remain family-owned does not always lead to easy decision-making regarding how best to pass down the family business.
A good succession plan considers the long term and will work towards the achievement of a specific goal, set at least five years into the future.
Discover the tax considerations for family businesses who wish to pass on the family trading company to the next generation.
In the first of a three-part series of articles, we discuss management buyouts (MBO), share buybacks, and how these can be used in family business scenarios.
The second article from our succession of family businesses series explores gifting shares and Employee Ownership Trusts.
In our final article of the series, which examines the factors that go into succession decisions for family firms and the different types of succession strategies that we tend to see used, we examine growth shares and freezer shares.
In this episode of the Essex Business Podcast, brought to you by Rickard Luckin, we explore the important role family businesses play in supporting the local community.
Family Business United has launched a bespoke Family Business hub to focus on the needs of family firms with Rickard Luckin.
The report highlighting the oldest family businesses in Essex is now available to download.
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