When starting philanthropic engagement, family businesses and family offices should think about giving locally first, argue Andrew Nisbet and Anne Nisbet

More heads of state, more limousines, and more lines to get your coat…but also a sense of rising responsibility. Johan Andresen, the chairman of one of the world’s biggest family investment groups, gives his views on Davos



In the mind of each other startups and family businesses are at opposite ends of a business continuum, but that’s wrong

John Davis, chairman of the Cambridge Family Enterprise Group, on why dual-class stock structures are beneficial for the economy – and why many institutional investors are the biggest threat to the economy

Without robust governance structures, the appointment of external board members might bring very little benefit

Talent is moving away from big finance into startups. That will have consequences for where money is made in the future

Maybe the next big startup is somewhere about to happen at a university. Investors should take note…

An understanding of cultural and legal differences affecting a family business isn’t been appreciated enough by most family business advisers