family business

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Noun1.family business - a corporation that is entirely owned by the members of a single familyfamily business - a corporation that is entirely owned by the members of a single family
close corporation, closed corporation, private corporation, privately held corporation - a corporation owned by a few people; shares have no public market
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Obviously helping themselves to public funds at their disposal, they have become filthy rich from that 'family enterprise.'
Joining the family enterprise in 1987, Kurt Jensen became involved in every aspect of its business.
The country's Small Business and Family Enterprise Office previously stressed the disruption to lenders' cash flow in the public sector.
Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell has called for immediate reforms in Australia's insurance sector.
JUDGE Francis Laird QC described Kevin Bates as the "guiding light" in the family enterprise, and a man who was "highly skilled" at making and adapting ammunition and guns.
The transition from a family enterprise to a corporation, generational succession and the introduction of professional management, financing business growth, and access to finance are some of the challenges entrepreneurs face.
The two-day conference will feature a keynote presentation and interactive workshops moderated by Christine Blondel, Adjunct Professor from the Wendel International Centre for Family Enterprise at INSEAD.
Leading family enterprise academic, Professor Morten Bennedsen, from INSEAD said that the challenges are very real for family businesses "Because of changing social patterns and changing ways of interacting through digital, the number of family transitions will probably reduce."
By including the provision that child labor is acceptable "where the child helps his family or family enterprise," the bill legitimizes child labor for some of the most vulnerable and poor youths and could lead to irregular school attendance, lower levels of learning, and higher school dropout rates.
Exclusive Eastern Consolidated Senior Director Martin Ezratty represented the seller, Lahaina Management Company, a family enterprise that owned the building for 50-plus years.
Here are some of the traits that make family businesses special to UAFS and deserving of special attention by the Family Enterprise Center:

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