Press releases



Berlin, 2014-06-13

EU reform - proposals against the loss of confidence

EU reform - proposals against the loss of confidence
Concrete proposals from the ten largest EU Member States for the reform of the EU have been put on the table and could be implemented immediately. This includes a self-limitation of the EU Commission ("Focused EU"). A new study by the Centre for European Politics (cep) on behalf of the Foundation for Family Businesses point to some ways out of the crisis of confidence in the EU.

Berlin, 2014-05-14

DIE WELT - Monetary Conference 2014

Today at the WELT Monetary Conference Professor Kirchdörfer, Chief Executive of the Foundation for Family Businesses, called for the reduction of the disastrous dependency between banks and governments in Europe. Around 200 guests from business, politics and science are debating today in Berlin the future of Europe and the single currency.
 

Munich, 2014-05-08

Family businesses - the best employers

Family businesses - the best employers
Large family businesses are significantly better employers when compared to large corporations. Professionals and managers appreciate the work atmosphere, the self-direction in the flat hierarchies and the cooperative management style. The Technical University of Munich, on behalf of the Foundation for Family Businesses, has evaluated the comprehensive surveys conducted over years at the Career Day Family Business.

Munich, 2014-05-05

Ifo Study: Inheritance tax and family businesses

Ifo Study: Inheritance tax and family businesses
The Ifo Institute has studied for the first time in Germany how the reformed inheritance tax affects family businesses. 43 percent of family businesses surveyed said that they would have to sell their companies or parts of them without the tax exemptions for business assets at times of generational transition.