THU 5TH DEC 2019


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The UK Family Business Agenda

So what is keeping the UK family business sector awake at night?  Results of our 2019 Family Business Survey tell all. Read More

Head In Sand Attitude To Cyber Crime

Almost 90% of SMEs are not insured for cybercrime despite recognising it as the biggest threat to their business, a new study has found. Read More

Rising Demand For Live-In Guardians

Family firm Homesitters Ltd expects rising demand for live-in guardians as number of long-term empty homes grows. Read More

Supporting Chef's & Their Mental Health

David Pedrette, Managing Director of Target Catering Equipment looks at how commercial kitchens can be designed to support the mental health of chefs. Read More

Expansion At Casa Italia

Family-run business, Casa Italia to expand its restaurant in Liverpool’s city centre following £650k loan from OakNorth Bank Read More

Agricultural Merchants Sponsor Rugby Club

Berwick Rugby Club first team players have expressed their appreciation to agricultural merchants McCreath, Simpson & Prentice (MSP) after the company became their official shirt sponsor. Read More

Cardinal Crowned Champions

Cardinal nominated for Family Business & Manufacturer of the Year, wins coveted Manufacturer of the Year award. Read More

Just Desserts Begins Expansion

West Yorkshire family run bakery, Just Desserts has appointed contractors to commence works on its expansion plans to support continued business growth. Read More

Major Electric Digger Order For JCB

JCB today announced it had secured its biggest fleet deal to date for its brand new electric mini excavator – just weeks after going into full production. Read More

Robinsons Go West For Growth

Family owned Robinsons Brewery are growing their family of pubs after investing in 3 Welsh pubs. Read More

Suffolk Managing Director Is National Finalist

A leading hotel in Woodbridge is celebrating the news that its managing director has made it to the finals of the National Business Women’s Awards 2019.  Read More

Ultimotive Wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Ultimotive Ltd, the family business based in Colchester has been awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise, in recognition of the company’s excellence in international trade. Read More

Ultimotive Wins Small Business Of The Year

Family owned brand licensing company Ultimotive continues their winning year with another award for 2019, this time as Regional winners in the Chambers Business Awards. Read More

Extreme Decline In SME Confidence

According to the latest Vistage SME Confidence Index, UK small business confidence has dropped by 9.7 points from the previous quarter. Read More

Latest Next Gen Survey Findings

Engaging the next generation for business-owning families has always been necessary; now it has the added context of increasing human longevity. Check out the latest findings from Smith & Williamson. Read More