CHARITY CELEBRATES 20 YEARS OF GIVING WITH EXHIBITION & BOOK

CHARITY CELEBRATES 20 YEARS OF GIVING WITH EXHIBITION & BOOK

“GIVING BACK, LOOKING FORWARD” is the title of Cumbria Community Foundation’s celebratory year after two decades of life-changing work in the county.  It is also the title of its new book and as the title suggests, it’s not just a look back at the amazing things the...
Running a family business – avoiding common issues

Running a family business – avoiding common issues

Whilst there are plenty of benefits to working with your relatives, it also brings a unique set of challenges. Peter Armer of The Family Business Network partner, RfM Accountants offers some key advice to overcoming common problems when running a family business: Talk...
National Family Business Show 9 May 2019

National Family Business Show 9 May 2019

The National Family Business Show organised by Family Business United in partnership with The Family Business Network, Dorcas Media & Mairi Mickel’s Business Families took place at York Racecourse in May. The event showcases the sector with numerous...
Funding awarded to local groups in Barrow

Funding awarded to local groups in Barrow

Charitable causes in and around the Barrow area have received a share of more than £36,000 to provide support to some of the most disadvantaged people across the peninsular. Four community groups and one young person received a share of the funds at Cumbria Community...
When is the right time to sell your business?

When is the right time to sell your business?

Two weeks ago we published a blog from one of our network partners, Seven Investment Management, on the importance of family business owners having a sound exit strategy. Today, their second article in the ‘business exit’ series talks about how business...