Our Partners

Key Partners

RfM Accountants

We are Chartered Accountants, Chartered Management Accountants and business advisors with offices across the North West in Preston, Fylde, Lancaster, Morecambe, Barrow, Ulverston and Windermere.

At RfM we offer a wide range of accounting and business services from company audits and payroll services to cloud accounting and secretarial services. As a business, client care is at the heart of what we do and our highly qualified and experienced team along with our local knowledge are what make us stand out from the crowd.

Enterprise Answers

Enterprise Answers has an established track record of assisting businesses across Cumbria & North Lancashire with the finance they require to help them start, develop, expand and grow.

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.

Cartmell Shepherd

We take pride in the fact that we work closely as a team to deliver tailored, practical and pragmatic solutions. The law can be bewildering, demanding and unforgiving – but at Cartmell Shepherd, we’re on your side to cut through the confusion and give you the outcome you’re looking for.

Be The Business

Be the Business aims to make the UK home to the most ambitious firms in the world. Launched in November 2017 with funding and support from the UK government and some of Britain’s leading companies, Be the Business work with the entire business community to share what works for today’s best businesses with every company that wants to learn and improve.

Rachael Bell Wealth Management

Rachael Bell Wealth Management is a truly people-orientated business providing high levels of client service and delivering expertise at all times. Their unique and refreshing approach to helping clients build a Financial Planning Strategy is bespoke to them and echoes their ethos, which is based on simplicity, reliability, flexibility and an understanding of the client’s needs and requirements.

Western Pension Solutions

Western Pension Solutions is a specialist pension consultancy, which is part of the Vestey Group – a fourth-generation family business owned by the Vestey family. We provide strategic advice to family-owned businesses on how to manage their pension arrangements. We are headquartered in the City of London with regional offices in Yorkshire, Scotland and the South West.

Supporting Partners


Founded in 2018 by Victoria McQueen and based in the North West. Jordan-McQueen is a positive impact executive recruitment company that specialises in helping family-owned companies (in addition to PE/VC funds and their portfolio businesses plus high-growth organisations) to identify, attract and retain the talent that they need to be competitive and grow.

The Wrapped Agency

We are brand and digital educators. A team of strategists, creators & technologists. Everything we do is to explore and develop your brand.

Wrapped are interested in getting results.

Through exploring, challenging, provoking and experimenting.

Thomas Jardine & Co

We specialise in Family operated Businesses and Food Entrepreneurs. It’s our heritage and passion to help support you and your family business especially those with a focus on Food. We are fourth generation and definitely in it for the long-term, we are not about business size, simply about solutions and profile raising for family operated businesses and those awesome food entrepreneurs.


Press Plugs

PressPlugs is a media tool designed to help PR people, businesses & journalists connect with each other and to assist small businesses achieve cost effective PR.

This is Cumbria

This is Cumbria is a collective of dynamic Cumbrian producers and craftspeople formed in 2018 with a passion for producing fine goods inspired by the breath taking landscape of the county. Coordinated by The Family Business Network and Thomas Jardine & Co, the aim is to showcase Cumbrian produce to thousands of keys buyers at trade events with a ‘big impact’ destination trade pavilion.

Chesworth Communications

Chesworth Communications are a specialist PR and media company based in Cumbria. Their service portfolio includes media training, media management, copywriting, photography and social media management. Chesworth Communications help businesses to engage with their clients, the public, the media and members of their organisations. They are also the digital publishers of eBusinessCumbria.com ad cumbria24.com 



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