March 5, 2020

Coronavirus

Article from our Private Investment Associate – SORBUS PARTNERS Markets have fallen sharply over the last few days, ostensibly because of worsening reports over the spread […]
March 5, 2020

What’s Missing in Education?

Is EQ the answer… There’s an expression regarding children not showing respect to elders ‘The children now love luxury; they have bad manners, contempt for authority; […]
January 23, 2020

How to get the most from a staff appraisal

The cold wet weather of winter persists, and much of the promising expectations for the new year have ebbed away. However, as we explored in the […]
January 23, 2020

Putting the Business First?

In previous articles we have explored the challenges of succession planning within a family business. In many cases, the different characteristics and experiences of each generation within the […]
January 23, 2020

Winter of Discontent

A cunning PR trick designed to boost interest in a travel company saw the birth of Blue Monday in January 2005. The firm claimed it had […]
January 23, 2020

Whose money is it anyway?

One of the joys of wealth is being able to share that success with family. For first generation individuals who worked hard, often starting in challenged […]
January 23, 2020

Preparing children to avoid the third generational wealth trap

Irrespective of geography or history, families businesses have been lost as they are passed down through the generations. So clear is this phenomenon that countries over […]
January 23, 2020

How to survive family festivities

As the holiday season approaches, many people fear the imminent family gettogether. Yet with a little bit of planning, the festive period can still be an […]
January 23, 2020

Damning the Divine Right

Abraham Lincoln neatly assessed the challenges facing the offspring of successful parents when he said: “You have to do your own growing no matter how tall […]