Pressure is building for a renewed 2016 Shareholder Spring

2012 was the year it rained, save for those few brief weeks when London hosted the Olympic Games. However, for the investment community the year is remembered for the awakening of investor disquiet through the annual general meeting season, the Shareholder Spring.

Why family businesses can IPO and still maintain culture and tradition

Legal expert Melanie Wadsworth uses the example of one of the UK's oldest construction companies to examine what family businesses should consider if looking to float and how it is possible to maintain unique family business characteristics whilst still answering to shareholders.

Why family business CEOs pursue different strategies

According to new research from the Robert Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, family business CEOs not only see the world differently to non-family firm bosses, but also pursue different strategies.