On a quarterly basis we publish a specially curated Family Business Newsletter and send it to our members. It includes insights from DCU Business School and National Centre for Family Business staff, as well as topical contributions from our expert partners; AIB, Beauchamps, and PwC. Members are also the first to hear about our upcoming events and early registration information.
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Our Newsletter is about giving family businesses a space and a voice, and every issue we interview a family business in Ireland. Would you like your business to be featured in an upcoming issue? Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to take part. You can find these interviews in our Family Stories section. We welcome new, and established businesses to join our community.
Sustainability post Covid - Yvonne Holmes, AIB
Legal Challenges in New Ways of Working - Edward Evans & Paul Gough, Beauchamps
NextGens innovating succession planning and business strategy - John Dillon, PwC
Lahinch Surf Shop: how a family venture into unchartered waters changed the vibrancy of their local town - Keeva Farrelly, DCU NCFB
PwC's Pre-Budget Submission for the Irish SME Sector - Ronan Furlong & Colm O'Callaghan
Preparing your business for sale, or good house keeping - Edward Evans, Beauchamps
Irish Family Business by Numbers Report - Prof Colm O'Gorman & Keeva Farrelly, DCU NCFB
How to cope with self-isolation and quarantine - Prof Finian Buckley, RTE Brainstorm
Managing cash pressures during Covid-19, a 10-point plan - Mark McEnroe, PwC
Commercial Contracts & Covid-19: Avoiding the nuclear option - Edward Evans & Jennifer Ryan, Beauchamps
'Mixing family and business: Recipe for disaster or match made in heaven?', Dr Eric Clinton & Martina Brophy (Irish Times, 2018).
‘Women’s advancement to leadership — how family businesses press for progress’. Martina Brophy, DCU
‘Who do you think you are?! Personal and role identity in the family business’. Philip O’Donnell, DCU
‘Adapting to change in a family business – some key questions and answers’. Finian Buckley, DCU
‘Money talks - financing the family business’. John Nolan & Teresa Hogan, DCU
‘Family business and succession planning’. Beauchamps
'Leading a family business requires C-Suite capabilities and an F-Suite mindset'. Dr Justin Craig, DCU/Kellogg Northwestern
'Employing non-family managers – the ‘When’ and the ‘How’. Philip O'Donnell, DCU
'A matter of trust: the family business advantage'. Dr Catherine Faherty, DCU
'Talent management in family business'. Dr Melrona Kirrane, DCU
'Women in family business — a conversation with professor Maura McAdam'. Prof Maura McAdam, DCU
'Managing the complexity of human resources in family firms'. David Ransburg, Wendy SageHayward & Amy M. Schuman, The Family Business Consulting Group, Inc
'Looking outside the family boundaries to re-invigorate your business'. Martina Brophy, DCU
'Women in family business and leadership'. Prof Maura McAdam, DCU
'Starting the family business professionalising process'. Dr Eric Clinton & Dr Vanessa Diaz, DCU
'The family constitution — A guide for next generation leaders in sustaining family business success'. Dr Eric Clinton & Martina Brophy, DCU
'Managing the Communication Paradox in the Family Business Circus'. Dr Justin Craig, DCU/Kellogg Northwestern
'Communication matters: How talking it out can support the family and the business'. Dr Eric Clinton & Dr Catherine Faherty, DCU
'Next generation: what drives your family business commitment?' Philip O'Donnell, DCU
'Family businesses: bedrock of the economy'. Dr Eric Clinton & Martina Brophy, DCU