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August 2018

NEWS: Border recognised for Great Taste in 2018 awards

By | 2018-08-16T09:06:09+00:00 August 16th, 2018|News|

Lanark-based biscuit manufacturer, Border has been recognised as one of the nation’s best biscuitiers in the Great Taste Awards 2018, with the brand’s renowned Dark Chocolate Gingers and Lemon Drizzle Melts each being awarded 1-star for fantastic flavour. The world’s most coveted food awards, ‘The Great Taste Awards’ celebrate the very best of the food [...]

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BLOG: Who’s Really Pulling The Strings- Part II

By | 2018-08-14T13:30:22+00:00 August 16th, 2018|Anita's Blog|

In a family business, who is the puppet, and who holds the strings? My work with a particular Family business led to certain scenarios including witnessing  a war between mother and daughter-in-law, daughter and parents- I helped the family with their family legacy hanging in the balance to navigate from turmoil toward a peaceful resolution; [...]

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BLOG: Illustrating vs. Illustrator

By | 2018-08-13T14:53:41+00:00 August 13th, 2018|Rhian's Blog|

Normally I would take to my blog filled with emotion, but today I simply want to state that I scrambled over a hurdle and have come out the other side, muddied and bruised kneed but triumphant. This hurdle was using Illustrator. I had watched countless YouTube tutorials and played around with different formats for months [...]

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BLOG: Who’s Really Pulling The Strings – Part I

By | 2018-08-13T12:15:11+00:00 August 13th, 2018|Anita's Blog|

In an autocratic family business, who holds the power? Your first answer may be the father, who built the company from scratch, or the son, set to inherit- but oftentimes, the men of the family are reduced to puppets; with the women behind the scenes, controlling the marionette strings. Imagine: your independent business is [...]

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Can family businesses be sexy?

By | 2018-08-06T15:51:03+00:00 August 6th, 2018|Member feed, News, Useful articles - business|

Members of family business place are part of a bigger picture - to change the perception that family businesses have for being old-fashioned, inward looking and difficult to work for. Now is the time for Britain to realise we have cutting-edge, innovative, exciting companies in all four corners of the UK who are open for business.

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Digging deep when things are tough

By | 2018-08-06T13:34:50+00:00 August 6th, 2018|Member feed, News, Useful articles - business|

Running a family business can be lonely, difficult and mentally draining at times. So how do YOU, as a leader, get through some of the seriously challenging times that business and life can throw at you to lead your company into the future?

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BLOG: If I Do Say So Myself

By | 2018-08-13T12:18:05+00:00 August 6th, 2018|Rhian's Blog|

I’m currently sitting in an office that is over 30 degrees with a small desk fan that is about as much use as someone blowing half-heartedly on my skin. I’m reminded of romantic films set in the Algarve, with a rumpled detective, his knees knobbled and dry, with papers stacked around him. A fan [...]

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BLOG: Trust Takes Years to Build, Seconds to Break and Forever to Repair

By | 2018-08-03T14:27:36+00:00 August 3rd, 2018|Anita's Blog|

Trust is such a natural part of being in a family that we often take it for granted. In a family business where everyone is working toward a common goal, trust becomes the keystone of the arch- without it, the whole thing comes crumbling down. This is what separates a corporate culture, which centres around [...]

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Dad, just let me get on with it!

By | 2018-08-06T11:14:31+00:00 August 2nd, 2018|Member feed, News, Useful articles - family|

Even when the younger generation have officially 'taken the helm' of a family business, they can still feel shackled by the expectations of their parents who are struggling to step back from the business (despite promising to do so!). How can you earn the trust and confidence of your parents enough for them to let you take the business where you want?

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Patchwork Foods launch their new range of ‘Welsh’ Pâtés with celebrity Siân Lloyd

By | 2018-08-02T13:52:26+00:00 August 2nd, 2018|News|

An exciting new collaboration between Welsh pate producer and celebrity, Sian Lloyd.

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