May 24 2013 Latest news:
The government has increased the tax relief available to small and medium enterprises for research and development activities.
Emergency lighting can be a life saver – yet is often given scant priority by architects, builders and regulators. That’s the verdict of Peter Warner, founder of the P4 family business, which equips flagship projects from its Fakenham premises.
The most fundamental role of the chairman is to run board and other one-off meetings effectively and efficiently. This brings a formality to proceedings that may have been previously lacking, but may seem unnecessary – even slightly scary – to some family businesses.
Family charters are an increasingly popular part of a family business governance structure, helping to safeguard the value and future prosperity of the business while reducing the risk of disharmony among the family.
The accidental smashing of the priceless Chinese vase at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge six years ago illustrates the need for the type of products that have earned the Diss company Preservation Equipment a worldwide reputation.