Family Business Survey 2012/2013

The South African edition of PwC’s Family Business Survey shares the views of 100 South African businesses representing sectors as diverse as manufacturing, retail, automotive and construction.

The report finds that family businesses are ambitious and confident about their prospects, while remaining realistic about the challenges they face, particularly those relating to economic conditions, the skills shortage and cost management.

The insights and opinions shared in this publication cover diverse issues, including:

  • External challenges;
  • Internal challenges;
  • Competing for skills and retaining talent;
  • Succession planning and business transition;
  • Growing beyond local borders; and
  • Dealing with government


Previous editions of the Family Business Survey: