Working with friends & family
The Supper Club, Tuesday 7th of April 2020
Running your business with family, a spouse or a close friend can be a wonderful experience, but mixing close personal relationships with business brings a unique set of challenges.
Most businesses in the UK are family owned - 88% in fact. And, most entrepreneurial start ups are begun by friends - like Bill Gates and Paul Allen.
Running a business with family or friends can be great...
You will (hopefully) be working with people you actually like and get on with. You will probably also share similar values, aspirations and interests. It can also be tricky. How do you manage disagreements? What if business stresses spill over into life outside the business. Who is in charge and who gets to make the final decision?
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