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Retirement planning workshop (23 May 2018)

May 2018
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Retirement planning workshop (23 May 2018)

May 2018
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Family Business

Family Business

Continuing to succeed through the generations.

Many of our clients are family owned enterprises, the oldest dating back to the 19th century. More than two thirds of all East Anglian businesses are family owned and they employ around half the region’s workforce.

Such businesses are a unique blend of commerce and emotion. However, the fact is that less than 10% of family businesses make it beyond the third generation. Succession planning is the greatest challenge faced by family businesses. The pitfalls and problems are many and varied but rarely unique, even though it may feel like that at the time.


Sharing experiences:

Following a popular series of seminars on the subject, we formed the Lovewell Blake Family Business Club which holds informal breakfast sessions through the year.

Memberships:

We have a specialist family business team able to respond to the need for advice and support, often going beyond normal accountancy and tax planning. Steven Scarlett, who leads the team, and two of his colleagues - Brian Floringer and Neil Orford - have gained post-graduate certificates in Family Business Advice from the University of Gloucestershire, and are Fellows of The International Centre for Families in Business. Lovewell Blake is also a member of Family Business United, a forum for family businesses and their professional advisers.
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"We have used Lovewell Blake for our business and personal accountancy needs for a number of years. We always receive a professional, efficient and helpful service and feel safe in the knowledge that our accounts are in order. We would recommend Lovewell Blake to any business and have done already."
 
 

News

Leading Lowestoft firm opens its doors to local business studies students
Marketing Team

14 May 2018
Ten Business Studies students from Lowestoft Sixth Form College had the chance to find out first hand about one of the region’s leading businesses when they were welcomed at the Lowestoft office of leading accountants, business advisers and financial planners Lovewell Blake, as part of the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce...
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Lowestoft quiz for the LB150 fund
Marketing Team

1 May 2018
We are delighted to invite you to join us at a fun quiz, where all the money raised will go to the LB150 charitable fund. In 2008, as part of our 150th anniversary celebrations, we launched our LB150 fund. For the next five years, staff and partners worked hard...
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Events

Building brilliance in business: Cyber security
19 July 2018
In our sixth masterclass for business owners and managers looking to enhance their skills we will hear from Joseph Cooksey, Digital Engagement Manager from Barclays. Joseph will guide you through...
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Retirement planning workshop (5 July 2018)
5 July 2018
If you are approaching retirement you may be aware that there is a vast array of options available to you, as a result of the government’s pension freedom legislation. These...
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Building brilliance in business: PR and the media
21 June 2018
At the fifth in our series of masterclasses for business owners and managers looking to enhance their skills we will hear from Andy Newman of Newman Associates on PR and...
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