Running a family business can be all consuming and The Family Business Network Ltd was created to help.
We are the pivot point for family businesses looking for a safe environment to learn from each other, find relevant news, relevant events and access innovative additional support when needed. Founded by Sue Howorth in 2014 the network originally started via support from the Cumbria Growth Hub. The network has since developed and as of June 2016 the network became it’s own company so Sue could continue her role as Family Business Ambassador and be the voice for family businesses across the region. Through Sue’s award winning work in Cumbria . The Family Business Network has now evolved to include Lancashire , Yorkshire and surrounding areas. We love signposting family businesses to relevant assistance, advice, or investment channels but equally thrive on our family business orientated events. Our Insight days, workshops and flagship Family Business Conference are all designed with family businesses’ needs at their heart. We also work in collaborative partnerships with family business specialists and other national family business associations and networks.
All of our bespoke events are designed with family business needs at their heart.
Get behind the scenes of some of the country’s best family businesses at one of our Insight events.
Dig deeper into specific family business issues at one of our Family Business Workshops.
Learn from and network with family businesses large and small, including some of the country’s finest at our Family Business Conference.
A legal expert who works to settle disputes in cases which involve wills, inheritance and negligence has joined the ranks of top Cumbrian law firm Cartmell Shepherd. David Tew has taken up a position at the company as a dispute resolution solicitor. The 32-year-old...
Entrepreneurial Generations at Francis Kirk – Insightful interview by Paul Andrews of Family Business United
Francis Kirk originated back in 1868 so this year sees them celebrate a major milestone for any family business, 150 years as a family firm that is now in the hands of the fifth generation. This business has continued to develop and grow over time – in terms of scale,...
The scene was set for the latest in a series of topical family business themed workshops, this one was in partnership with Lamont Pridmore on the sometimes ‘thorny’ issue of wealth management planning. The room had a real diverse and interesting mix of businesses and...
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Armstrong Watson March Workshop
Cumbrian FamBiz Awards, Judging Day
This cultural and ancient natural landscape is home to a buzzing family business community, with the majority of the county’s businesses being family run…nearly 90%. Keep up to date with family business stories and events from Cumbria.
God’s own country has it all, from seaside towns to spirited cities and everything in between. Yorkshire is home to a host of both traditional and progressive family businesses. Keep up to date with family business stories and events from Yorkshire.
From vibrant cities to rolling english countryside, the Red Rose county is made more colourful with its family businesses both old and new. Keep up to date with family business stories and events in Lancashire.
The Family Business Network are in the news, as Cumbria Crack report on a record number of family businesses have submitted applications for the second Cumbria Family Business Awards. Over one hundred were submitted as applications closed on Monday 22 January 2018....
Family businesses are crucial to the Cumbrian and national economy and the Government needs to do more to help them thrive, a major conference has been told. John Stevenson, MP for Carlisle, made the demand at the Family Business Conference, which attracted more than...
A major conference focusing on family business has lured more national speakers to Cumbria to share their knowledge and insight
The Family Business Conference, which takes place at The Halston, in Carlisle on Thursday, October 19 includes high profile speakers from across the UK in addition to familiar faces from the county. Confirmed headline speakers include William Robinson of Stockport's...
The Family Business Network Ltd
The Family Business Network Ltd
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