Latest News

Success and succession: Five characteristics of a good family business

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Chances are high that seven out of 10 of the businesses you know are family owned. As defined by audit firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), a

 

Read more


How CEOs Can Work with an Active Board

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

At companies of almost all sizes, across all sectors, boards are undergoing a profound transformation. Largely as a result of

 

Read more


Solving the Puzzle of Ownership Alignment in a Family Enterprise

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

alignment  noun | ə-ˈlīn-mənt State of agreement or cooperation among persons, groups, nations and the like with a common cause or view

 

Read more

Family Business Ireland

 

Supporting, advising and helping to build sustainable futures for 
Ireland's family owned and family run businesses

 

Family Business Ireland is an information and support service for the founders, owners, next generation managers and professional advisors of family businesses. Over the past fifteen years Plato has directly facilitated hundreds of family businesses throughout Ireland to successfully manage the issues of succession, legacy, transference and continuity.

 

Support Services

 

The support services are fully operational and the panel of expert advisors is in place. The website will be fully developed and enhanced over the coming months.

 

The challenges and uncertainty facing families in business have never been greater and we sincerely wish to support and inform the largest number of businesses possible. The role of www.familybusiness.ie is an added value service to the role of professional experts and trusted advisors.

 

We look forward to expanding the service and role of familybusiness.ie over the coming years and as a not-for-profit initiative we warmly welcome the support of other organisations, institutions and individuals with mutual goals