Video Library

NXT Recruitment offer their specialist advice to The Family Business Network community: employees, employers and jobseekers on all matters of recruitment and the job market for after the Covid-19 lockdown.

Next Generation Ambassador for The Family Business Network, Abigail O’Brien talks about her role as an adviser for Rachael Bell Wealth Management, her experience and journey as a next generation and the value of attending family business events. Filmed by Sheenah Alcock.

The Family Business Network runs a number of fully-funded, online, facilitator-led ‘Be the Business’ Action Learning Peer Groups across the country for family businesses to benefit from shared learning. Find out more in this short film.

A short video about community foundation philanthropy and the work of community foundations in Lancashire, Merseyside, Cheshire and Cumbria. Video: Sheenah Alcock

Highlights from the spectacular inaugural North West Family Business Awards on 6 March at the Concorde Hangar at Manchester Airport, attended by over 400 family business guests, colleagues and friends. Organised by The Family Business Network. Film by Sheenah Alcock.

Grahame Latus of Enterprise Answers talk about the firms involvement in the North West Family Business Awards as sponsors (and his involvement as a judge) of the People’s Choice – Lancashire category. Video: Sheenah Alcock

An interview with James Radcliffe and Nina Matsunaga of the Black Bull, Sedbergh and Grahame Latus of Enterprise Answers – telling the story of James and Nina’s business venture and how support from Enterprise Answers has shaped their journey.

Video: Sheenah Alcock

A short video from the NWFBA ‘People’s Choice’ Finalists Judging Day with sponsors, Cartmell Shepherd, held at Enterprise Answers in Penrith. Video: Sheenah Alcock

NXT Recruitment talk about the NWFBA 2020 and why they choose to be involved each year as sponsors of the ‘Employee of the Year’ category.

An insight into the first North West Family Business Awards judging day, held on Thursday 23rd January. Chair of the Judges, Jacqui Jackson talks about the process of judging the family business entries.

In December 2019, Directors of the Family Business Network, Sue Howorth and Dave Clarkson talk to That’s TV Cumbria about the work of the Network and the plans for the future.

Highlights from the Open (to new ideas) Business Day run by The Family Business Network in partnership with Be the Business on 28 November. The event was held at two South Cumbrian family businesses, Low Sizergh Barn and Kendal Nutricare where delegates were taken on behind-the-scenes business tours with the owners.

The summary highlights from the fourth annual Family Business Conference – Cumbria 2019, held at The Shepherds in Carlisle on 10th October 2019.  The highlight in the family business calendar and featuring a number of guest speakers, topical discussions and interactive sessions.

A family business insight film on ‘Selling a Family Business’ – An interview with Ron Whitworth, former owner of Moduflow Fan Systems and Paul Newsham of RfM Accountants. Coordinated by The Family Business Network and filmed by Sheenah Alcock. To read the full story click here 

The highlights from ‘An Audience with Peter Hensman OBE’ – Family Business insight event, held at the University of Cumbria on 11th September 2019 in partnership with Cartmell Shepherd Solicitors and supporting Cumbria Community Foundation and the Lake District Foundation.

The highlights from our inaugural Family Business Conference – East Midlands, held in Lincoln on 4th July 2019 at the International Bomber Command Centre, in partnership with Streets Chartered Accountants and Langleys Solicitors.

When H.R.H Prince Charles discovered The Family Business Network at a royal visit to Hawkshead Relish on 8 April 2019

A snap shot from the first This is Cumbria event – Farm Shop & Deli Show 2019, supported by The Family Business Network, Thomas Jardine & Co, Cartmell Shepherd, Enterprise Answers & We are Eclectic

Highlights from the third Family Business Conference Cumbria, held at the Castle Green Hotel in October 2018.

A clip of Alison O’Neill, Barefoot Shepherdess from the ‘In conversation with’ evening hosted by Sue Howorth

A snap shot from Alison O’Neill, the Barefoot Shepherdess in conversation with Sue Howorth


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