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JANUARY – JUNE 2018
EFB & Deutsche Bank report on family businesses in Europe

At the start of the year, European Family Businesses and Deutsche Bank teamed up to produce a report on family businesses to obtain and present a broad overview of family businesses’ views, assessments and expectations concerning national and EU policies and developments in the financial sector

EFB Position Paper on SME Listing

Do we need to encourage more family SMEs to list or are there better ways of injecting capital into a business? In response to the Commission's consultation on building a proportionate regulatory environment to support SME listing, EFB lays out its recommendations on what family businesses need. 

EFB meets with the President of the European Parliament

On the 27th of February, the Executive Committee of EFB met with the President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani

UK Family Business Sector Report

The new UK Family Business Sector Report, produced by Oxford Economics for the Institute for Family Business (IFB) Research Foundation, reveals that family businesses’ gross value-added contribution to UK GDP has increased by £100 billion since 2010 – to £519 billion – meaning family firms now generate a quarter of UK GDP.

Vocational Guidance and Dual Training

This report, conducted by Instituto de la Empresa Familiar, EFB’s Spanish chapter, analyses youth unemployment from the point of view of the skills sets of the workforce. 

THE 5th EFB SUMMIT – Brussels

From the 5th and 6th of November, EFB together with FBN Belgium, the voice of Belgian family businesses, are organising a joint event entitled The New Europe: The Family Business Perspective.