Tim Pendry is Chairman of TPPR Public Affairs & Communications.
Rapidly changing politics across the globe and governments' drive for transparency and accountability in a bid to bring business under social control have become a major challenge for the private sector. Tim Pendry looks at the risks and how to avoid them
Few family businesses have lasted as long as Kongo Gumi of Japan, founded in the same decade as the Prophet Muhammed was born. Its survival is a tribute to the continuity and stability of Japanese culture as much as to the talents of the family.