Legal, financial, business and other expert advisors are called upon to participate in a one day Masterclass “Advising the Family Enterprise”.
The Masterclass, hosted by The University of Adelaide’s Family Business Education & Research Group (FBERG) in conjunction with STEP (London), is being delivered in Melbourne (4 September), Sydney (6 September) and Adelaide (8 September) by […]
Dr. Chris Graves and Dr. Jill Thomas, from the ABS’ Family Business Education and Research Group (FBERG) have partnered for the second time with KPMG and Family Business Australia to conduct the longest running survey of its kind into family business. Heavily relied on by family business owners and their advisers to inform critical business […]
The University of Adelaide’s Entrepreneurship Commercialisation and Innovation centre (ECIC) and Family Business Education and Research Group (FBERG) have successfully launched the Australian eChallenge NextGen with a number of South Australia family businesses signing up for the program. This has been made possible through the support of the South Australian Government’s Department of State Development […]
Raymond Michell AM (left), Mr Stephen Samson (FBA Chairman, centre), Dr. Jill Thomas (right)
At the recent Family Business Australia (FBA) National Conference, two South Australians were formally recognised for their longstanding contributions to the Australian family business sector. Dr. Jill Thomas (right) was awarded the “Chairman’s Award in recognition for distinguished service to Family Business […]
The University of Adelaide Business School’s Family Business Education & Research Group (FBERG) is hosting a Family Business Australia event on ‘Adapting to Change’ on Tuesday the 17th of June @ 6pm.
Chaired by Dr. Jill Thomas (Research Fellow of FBERG), this session provides a great opportunity to learn from Toby Bensimon of Shiels Jewellers and […]
To mark the International Day of Families (15th of May each year), it’s appropriate to reflect on the valuable role that families play in our society. Throughout history, families and the skills and capital they bring, have been the engine room for entrepreneurial activity and growth of economies around the world.
The majority of businesses are […]
While governance of the business is recognised as crucial to its sustainability, the need for governance of the family is less clear. As families-in-business grow, the needs and expectations of both the business and the family will inevitably change and, consequently, the family dynamics generally become more complicated. Members of various branches of the family […]