Operating across the North of England and Scottish Borders, The H&H Group is an unquoted plc with a heritage going back over 140 years. The H&H Group was founded originally as farmstock auctioneers and today, with nine Harrison & Hetherington Auction Marts, auctioneering it is the largest livestock trading company in the UK. The Group operates as a holding company with its seven successful operating companies encompassing livestock, property, estate Agents and chartered Surveyors, auctioneering, print digital and creative design and insurance brokers.
Utilising our experience and expertise, we have assisted many businesses across the depth and breadth of the region, enabling them to realise their creativity and unleash their potential with the provision of appropriate finance and through our partners, a range of additional business support.
Ranked in the UK Top 10, Lancaster is a collegiate university with a world-class reputation for teaching and research. Lancaster University also works with businesses, running a number of programmes to help businesses of all sizes to develop.
The University works closely with family businesses in a number of their SME programmes, including their Family Business Excellence programme and their ‘Evolve Digital’ programme, which explores the potential of digital adoption for family business leaders. We are a supporting partner for Lancaster University in their Evolve Digital programme.
Launched in November 2017 with funding and support from the UK government, Be the Business works alongside the family business community to help companies that want to learn and improve.
Be the Business runs The North West Family Business Programme to offer new ways for family firms around our region to collaborate, learn, share, build on their strengths and perform at their peak. Their aim is to galvanise family businesses in the North-West of England to become some of Britain’s best-run firms. We are supporting Be the Business as a delivery partner for two of their initiatives, Peer Learning Groups and an Advisory Board programme.
The Family Business Network Ltd
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