Running a family business can be all consuming and The Family Business Network Ltd was created to help.
We are the go-to 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.
Our Family Business Conferences
Cumbria 10th October 2019
Nottingham 2nd July 2020
All Upcoming Events
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, hear from family business experts and engage in topical discussions at one of our Family Business Conferences.
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 owners can...
Thoughts on the handling of conflicting business duties and finding balance from Margaret de. Valois, Director at Western Pension Solutions (partner of The Family Business Network). "Have you ever escaped from a city to the countryside? If so, you might have...
Network partner, Seven Investment Management talk about the importance of family business owners having a sound exit strategy in this month's blog: "Advice to entrepreneurs usually focuses on growth – raising finance, taking on staff, expansion into new premises or...
Our Network Partners
Media News Articles
Community projects across the county have received a share of £177,000 to tackle ongoing issues such as rural isolation, unemployment and health and wellbeing. Thirty seven charities in the county received a share of the funds at Cumbria Community Foundation’s recent...
Family Business Network partner and executive search and talent solutions company, Jordan-McQueen will celebrate its first anniversary this month after one year in business. The company was founded by Victoria McQueen in July 2018 with the aim of providing a dynamic,...
A FAMILY business which launched a door-to-door organic fruit and veg service more than a decade ago is set to host a very special event. Eva’s Organics was launched well before the growing trend for organic produce gathered momentum and has recently diversified into...
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.
The Family Business Network Ltd
The Family Business Network Ltd
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Skipwith Road, Escrick
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