Could you work with YOUR DAUGHTER?
These women do. Here, they reveal the highs and lows – and why things can get very spiky!
There’s nothing like the bond between a mother and daughter – but it’s no secret that this relationship can also be one of the most emotionally fraught. So what happens when you have to see each other every day – and take orders? Many women would shudder at the thought, but these mothers and daughters insist working together has helped their businesses to thrive, despite a few tense moments along the way.
Studies support the idea that relatives working together can be a route to success, with 93% of family-owned businesses expecting to grow. Another survey found bosses see employing younger family members as a good way to get a millennial’s point of view.
Here, we find out the ups and downs of keeping business in the family…
debbie with daughter ellie