For those involved in or with family business
Why don't we try to set up a new style of 'good' business. Many Family Businesses are in the 'good' business group by my standards but there is no reason why any business might not be.We could give…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Jamie Lewis Oct 12, 2016.
There are tens of thousands of stake holders in family business in the UK, we need them all to join. Please send out invitations to all those you can think of to whom the UKFBA will be of interest.
Started Jul 17, 2011
Peter N Thornton has not received any gifts yet
I have just sent this message to all members:
I have always believed that this concept could have a great future. Claire Seaman who has also been very active in trying to get it going has the same belief.
This Ning site which was to be the basis of UKFBA with other activity developing from it is currently too inactive.
There is very little interchange on the site, which is due mostly I think to having too few members and too little…Continue
Posted on March 29, 2012 at 10:32 — 16 Comments
I have published my reasons for wanting again to be Chairman of Thorntons and my Vision for the company on my website: http://thorntonsthebook.com/?cat=3.
It is our old Family Business which was started in 1911 by my grandfather and father who was the manager of the first shop. It has been declining for quite a few years now and I want to help it recover and fulfill its potential.
Posted on November 12, 2011 at 17:51 — 2 Comments
This story indicates well why Family Business is usually much more successful than the large corporates.
Posted on July 10, 2011 at 17:47
A business environment that is more supportive of family businesses would improve, stabilise, and support the British economy - and importantly, be a cornerstone to the coalition’s ambitions for the future economic strength of the UK.
Peter Thornton and Bruce Sachs’ proposals for the steps that government should take based on their report prepared for Vince Cable in August 2010. The purpose is to achieve economic stability by creating the right milieu for family business to…Continue
Posted on July 10, 2011 at 17:13