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 and our aim is to deliver a safe and trusted environment for peer to peer learning; creating experiences of value and insight for family businesses and the generations working within them. Tailored family business events include our insight events, topical discussions, our annual flagship family business conference and awards ceremonies.
Founded by Sue Howorth in 2014, the network has developed an engaged community of family businesses and those that support the sector. The network has also become the voice for family businesses across many regions of the country, originating in Cumbria and evolving to include Lancashire , Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and surrounding areas.
We offer a safe and encouraging peer to peer environment that facilitates and fosters positive change, growth and sustainability for family businesses. Unlike many other similar organisations, the Family Business Network is not a membership model meaning that as a family business, you have complete control over what events, support or help you need. We offer knowledgeable signposting and support to relevant assistance, advice, mentoring and investment channels, ensuring that the needs of family businesses remain at the heart of what we do.
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.
Have you got your copy of the February In-Cumbria Magazine? This month the magazine is packed with interesting news and updates from around the county including Sue’s ‘Family Business’ page, where she shares her insight and advice for family-run businesses. In...
Some sound advice from Justin Urquhart Stewart, co-founder and head of corporate development at Seven Investment Management "Building an investment process is one thing, sticking to it come what may quite another so, to help investors keep perspective when so much is...
Family Business Network partner, executive search expert and founder of talent solutions company Jordan-McQueen, Victoria McQueen, offers her experience to family businesses that have leadership recruitment needs. One of the biggest questions facing family businesses...
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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.
There is a real diverse range of family businesses in Lincolnshire situated across attractive hamlets, villages and market towns. Lincoln itself, as well as being steeped in history is recognised as world leader in engineering and aviation. Keep up to date with family business stories and events in Lincolnshire.
Yorkshire arm of The Family Business Network go behind the scenes of 200 year old Keighley steel business
Sue Howorth of The Family Business Network and Mark Sugden, Managing Director of John W. Laycock Ltd will host a one-off insight event at the Keighley premises of John W. Laycock on Thursday 21st March. Established as a limited business in 1810 by its namesake, John W...
Laura Wilson of Cartmell Shepherd, an award-winning solicitors based around Cumbria have recently released an article related to forthcoming changes to probate fees. As Laura Wilson explains "Following the death of an individual, in some circumstances it is necessary...
Family Business Network to host dinner with Western Pensions and Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce
The Family Business Network are working in partnership with Western Pensions to co-host a series of intimate regional business leader dinners. This month sees the launch of the first business dinner with The Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce on 12th March....
The Family Business Network Ltd
The Family Business Network Ltd
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Skipwith Road, Escrick
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