The Family Business Community is a trusted network for collaboration and learning.

We unite the family business community to provide a voice, a sense of belonging and an environment for learning and development. We create unique and valuable peer to peer contact and opportunities for generations of families to share their experiences and insight.

Our calendar of online and face to face events and family business programmes includes  insight events, conferences, regional awards, development boards and peer group sessions.

Additional services include private advisory, coaching and mentoring, video production, media and PR, senior level recruitment  and our annual subscription service with access to our online learning material.

Overall, the community is an influential voice for family businesses across the UK and has a global reach.




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These include a bespoke PR service, a simple yet cost-effective PR distribution service, a video production service and a specialist recruitment service. Each of our unique FamBiz services utilises our extensive knowledge of the sector, along with the niche expertise and resources of our service partners.

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Expansion for Local Financial Planning Firm

Expansion for Local Financial Planning Firm

North Cumbria based family firm, Stan Sherlock Associates, can now help clients further afield. The Financial Planning Firm has taken on a new adviser in the Blackburn area to offer their services to North Lancashire and South Cumbria. Laura Shufflebotham joins SSA as...

Lake District hotel group donates trees to guests

Lake District hotel group donates trees to guests

A Windemere hotel is marking National Tree Week by donating a free sapling to guests staying with them during the UK’s largest annual tree celebration. English Lakes Hotels Resorts & Venues is seeking to raise awareness for conservation and contribute towards net...

Exciting new chef talent in Sedbergh

Exciting new chef talent in Sedbergh

A rising star on the culinary map, The Dalesman Country Inn has welcomed a new four-strong team of chefs through its doors. The award-winning, family run 16th century coaching inn nestled beneath the Howgills fells in picturesque Sedbergh makes for a memorable dining...


All of our bespoke events are designed with family business needs at their heart.

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Click to view a full list of our upcoming events, along with further details on each event and how to book.


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The Family Business North West MidiCon 2022

The Family Business North West MidiCon 2022

The Family Business MidiCon - North West was held on Thursday 6 October at The Crooklands Hotel near Kendal. The event saw a diverse group of family business owners from across the North West come together to share their family business journeys and experiences. In...

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The Family Business MidiCon – Oct 2021

The Family Business MidiCon – Oct 2021

The Family Business MidiCon - North West was held on Thursday 21 October at The Auctioneer in Carlisle. The MidiCon North West was the first in our new series of tailored, regional family business conferences and featured a dynamic line up of engaging regional...

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FamBiz Netwalk 2021

FamBiz Netwalk 2021

Photos from the first ever FamBiz Netwalk which took place on the 1st October 2021. There were two choices of walks, the first being Helvellyn via Whiteshide from Glenridding and the second being Howtown to Glenridding via Martindale with Ullswater Steamers. It was a...

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Calling current and NEW GEN Farmers …! On the 20th January we are co-hosting an event at Smithills Open Farm in Bolton to explore key topics facing the current generation of UK #farmers including #diversification and #mentalhealth.
Find out more 👉 https://fambizcommunity.com/allevents/

Five incredible people were recognised as finalists in the Employee of the Year category, but Carl Foster from JSW 4 Jumps Ltd took the crown (well, award). Congratulations Carl!
Let's also just gush a little more over the beautiful glass awards created by Twice Fired too! 💙