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.
Thirty-five Cumbrian family businesses will battle it out on Friday 9th March to be crowned Outstanding Cumbria Family Business of the Year at the Cumbria Family Business Awards. Now in their second year, the nationally trending awards was created to celebrate the...
The Cumberland Building Society are experts at helping families up the ladder especially when it comes to those with a clear picture of where they want to be. Families like Richard and Debbie Greaves of A Corner of Eden. Established in 1850 The Cumberland Building...
Cartmell Shepherd is proud to be associated with the Cumbria Family Business awards as sponsor of the Large Leisure and Tourism Business category. Sue Howorth of The Family Business Network Ltd and Janet Walker and Sophia Newton of Flock have worked tirelessly over...
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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
4 Bramleys Barn
The Menagerie, Escrick
York, YO19 6ET
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