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Family-owned Butchery Launches Online Shop

Family-owned Butchery Launches Online Shop

The Chopping Block of Penrith, a family business based in Cumbria, has launched a brand-new online shop. Focusing on the produce the team enjoy the most themselves, it showcases the very best from their Butchery and Deli counters, as well as choice goodies from their...

Blackburn Audi Help Lancashire Primary School Students

Blackburn Audi Help Lancashire Primary School Students

Blackburn Audi, which is part of family owned Swansway Group with car and van dealerships across the North West and Midlands, are used to dealing with complex mechanical issues and delighting customers. But even they were surprised to receive a letter in the post a...

Carlisle-Based Family Business Scoops National Award

Carlisle-Based Family Business Scoops National Award

K&S McKenzie have taken the Small Family Business of the Year title at this year’s national Family Business of the Year awards. The business, based in Carlisle, was founded back in 1968 and is currently run by brothers - and second-generation - Stuart and Alastair...

North East Fashion Family Business Sold for Six Figure Sum

North East Fashion Family Business Sold for Six Figure Sum

WHAT ABOUT THIS, an e-commerce Fashion family business based in the North East, has been acquired by seasoned retailer David Quinn for a significant six figure sum. The fashion forward online store WHAT ABOUT THIS (WAT) is dedicated to providing curated ranges of...

2021 Family Business Of The Year Winners Crowned

2021 Family Business Of The Year Winners Crowned

An inspirational ‘live’ premiere on You Tube saw the culmination of the 2021 Family Business of the Year Awards where the winners were announced. Organised by Family Business United, the event was a celebration of the very best of British family businesses which...

Directors Who Dissolve Their Businesses Unfairly Face New Sanctions

Directors Who Dissolve Their Businesses Unfairly Face New Sanctions

The government is introducing new legislation to target company directors who dissolve their businesses for their own gain and leave staff or taxpayers out of pocket. Sam Lyon, Head of Corporate & Commercial at our partners Cartmell Shepherd, provides an update....

Cumbria-based Sally’s Cottages Sells To Travel Chapter

Cumbria-based Sally’s Cottages Sells To Travel Chapter

Keswick-based self-catering cottage company Sally’s Cottages has recently been sold to Travel Chapter, known nationally for its flagship brand holidaycottages.co.uk. Sally said: “This year is looking amazing for bookings and I very much hope this will continue going...

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