Cumbria Family Business Awards Finalists 2018

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...

Creating A Corner of Eden – A family business story

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...

How to keep the family business alive

How to make sure your family business is here for the next generation. During our Cumbria Family Business Awards Story #CFBA2018 we’ve met Cumbrian family businesses going back as far as seven generations, but how do businesses protect themselves for the long term?...

I started something

Another year over, 365 days or even 525600 minutes. Can I honestly say I made the most of every moment? Probably not. Can I say I’ve given it a good go? Definitely. 2017 has been a year of change and choice both in my personal and business life. Change and choices...

The Family Business Conference 2017

The honesty of the experiences shared ranged from childhood memories through to the day Fred Story bought Carlisle United without telling his wife! The Family Business Network Ltd aim to create a safe and welcoming space for family businesses to share these stories without fear of judgement or retribution and being in a peer to peer environment is conducive to this.

Congratulations Cumbria!

THREE CHEERS FOR THREE WINNERS! On Thursday I proudly watched three wonderful Cumbrian family businesses pick up prestigious Family Business of The Year Awards at The Mayfair in London. The inspiring winners were; Carlisle based Wm Armstrong who were awarded the title...

Who are the future leaders of Cumbria’s family businesses?

The economic contribution made by Cumbrian family businesses is vital to the county and indeed the country's future growth. Research has shown that family businesses are often more sustainable both financially and environmentally than their non-family counterparts. In...


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