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Family office running costs are rising – and why that’s a good thing

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In 2020, the costs of running a family office rose, with most of these attributed to staffing and IT costs. In this case, this isn't necessarily bad news, as these costs signify a new era for family office technology.

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Family office running costs are rising – and why that’s a good thing
Digital
Family office running costs are rising – and why that’s a good thing
Article

In 2020, the costs of running a family office rose, with most of these attributed to staffing and...

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The unique governance challenge of mixed culture families
Diversity
The unique governance challenge of mixed culture families
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Globalisation has seen the world become a global village. In this global village, a new complexity...

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Seven governance risks that could impact your family office
Governance
Seven governance risks that could impact your family office
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The need for privacy and more control over wealth and assets has seen the number of family offices...

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The case for interdependence in a family business
Organisation
The case for interdependence in a family business
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Interdependence, where there is mutual reliance on other family members, signifies that there is an...

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Managing conflict within a family business
Foresight
Managing conflict within a family business
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Conflict and turbulence within a family – and a family business – are nothing new. If not...

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The impact of matriarchal and patriarchal roles in family business
Next Generation
The impact of matriarchal and patriarchal roles in family business
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Most families have an anchor, often identified as a matriarchal or patriarchal figure. A dominant...

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The philosophy and principles of family governance
Governance
The philosophy and principles of family governance
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A successful family is measured by more than its wealth. Following three simple guiding principles...

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Successful on and off the stock exchange –  governance practices in family firms
Governance
Successful on and off the stock exchange – governance practices in family firms
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The stock exchange and family firms – two irreconcilable terms upon first glance. Going public...

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How family offices can deal with death in the family
Governance
How family offices can deal with death in the family
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The hardest part of dealing with death is realising that all you have are memories of yesterday and...

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