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Podcast: Building brands off three pillars: Brand, People and Purpose

Shirlaws Group Partner Linzi Boyd, meets with Richard Triggs, Managing Partner of Arete Executive to talk Business, Brand, Street Smarts and Listening to your Intuition

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New CEO for global business group, Shirlaws

The international Shirlaws Group, a portfolio of companies that works with private enterprises across the globe, has announced Jack Cohen as its new Group CEO.

Leaving the EU: reacting to change

Ok so we have made a decision to exit the EU, certainly not the decision many of my peer group wanted but none the less the will of the nation.

Brexit: Opportunity or Threat? Your choice.

These are uncertain times. We are now firmly in unchartered territory. No state has left the EU before and Article 50 has never been triggered. As business people what should we do and how should we react?

Do family enterprises have a model that all businesses should look to?

In a recent journalist interview, Shirlaws Group Partner, Dani Saveker, a specialist adviser and consultant within the fields of entrepreneurship and family business matters, and the founder of Shirlaws’ specialist division Families in Business (FiB), was asked whether: “All businesses should behave and be built like family?”

Being “Entrepreneurial” – today’s business imperative

Almost every time we check our news apps or switch on the news, we hear that that industries are being disrupted and business is changing at a faster pace than ever before. Whether it’s FinTech, big data or mobile commerce, the business imperative for innovation and an entrepreneurial approach has never been more pressing.

Product Focus


A business can grow rapidly and then get stuck at the same level… It’s only then that an owner realises that they need to change their focus. Sometimes it can take years before the profitable penny drops.