MON 22ND OCT 2018


Bringing the family business community together

Engravers Guild of London

Engravers Guild curates and finishes beautiful gifts. An online store offers a carefully chosen selection of giftware for men and women, and an Engrav... Full Article

Mackays Ltd

Following our heritage we make marmalades, preserves, curds and our special single farm conserves, the authentic way in Scotland. Full Article

Clews Homes Ltd

Like you, we recognise new technology can save energy, reduce running costs and improve the way you live. Combining energy-efficient insulation, secur... Full Article


Since its founding in 1932, Champagne Taittinger has evolved into one of the world's premier champagen houses. Full Article

Oldest Family Business

Family businesses exist all over the world and we have spent the past couple of years researching to identify as many of them as we can.  We are continually uncovering new gems and adding them to the lists so check back with us regularly to see some of the oldest family businesses in the world. Whilst every effort is taken to identify the oldest family firms, there are bound to be some which remain undiscovered so if you know of any that should be listed please let us know and we will be delighted to add them too!


Shirley Plantation

On a bluff overlooking the James River, Shirley Plantation offers stun... Full Article


Pizzini Wines

The winemaking dream that has become Pizzini Wines dates back to 1978.... Full Article

Oldest Businesses


Howarth Timber
1840 - England

Now the UK's largest privately-owned timber company, our origins can be traced back to 1840 when we commenced trading. Read More


Farthing Singleton & Hastings
1840 - England

It is a privilege to be entrusted with the care of funeral arrangements and this is a responsibility which we do not tak... Read More


Harrison Spinks Ltd
1840 - England

Family business manufacturing luxury handmade pocket spring mattresses in Yorkshire since 1840. Awarded two Queen's Awar... Read More


Jerry March Independent Funeral Services
1840 - England

The March family Independent Funeral Services has long been established in Horsford since 1840, and are one of the oldes... Read More


1842 - France

For 170 years, The House of Dormeuil has developed timeless and iconic fabrics that have cemented the Company’s re... Read More


The Walter C. Parson Group
1842 - England

Walter C. Parson is a family business established in 1842 at Stoke Climsland, Cornwall. It has, either by inheritance or... Read More