At Marsh Commercial we don’t just sell insurance. We find better ways to manage your unique risks, protect your assets and people and free up capital to support your growth. As one of the UK’s leading commercial insurance brokers, we get to know your business inside out. From insurance, to risk management and employee health and benefits, it’s our passion to advise, protect and support you on your journey.
Sagars Accountants Ltd
At Sagars we know that the goals of the butcher, the baker and the candlestick maker will be different to those of the farmer, the lawyer and the professional sports star so our advice and support is bespoke to each individual and family business.
In addition, we know the importance of getting the numbers right and we’re great with them. Our 100-strong team are national award-winners and a super-safe pair of hands when it comes to providing tax, accounting, bookkeeping, payroll, audit, and business advisory services.
Operating across the North of England and Scottish Borders, The H&H Group is an unquoted plc with a heritage going back over 140 years. The H&H Group was founded originally as farmstock auctioneers and today, with nine Harrison & Hetherington Auction Marts, auctioneering it is the largest livestock trading company in the UK. The Group operates as a holding company with its seven successful operating companies encompassing livestock, property, estate Agents and chartered Surveyors, auctioneering, print digital and creative design and insurance brokers.
This is Cumbria is a collective of dynamic Cumbrian producers and craftspeople formed in 2018 with a passion for producing fine goods inspired by the breath taking landscape of the county. Coordinated by The Family Business Community and Thomas Jardine & Co, the aim is to showcase Cumbrian produce to thousands of keys buyers at trade events with a ‘big impact’ destination trade pavilion.
Be Ethical Training
Be Ethical Training supports businesses to map, measure and report all of their ESG activities. The aim is to help businesses formalise and bring structure to their initiatives, in support of that company’s future sustainability and growth.
Co-founders and directors Caroline Swailes and Heather de Groot (both consultants in communications and corporate social responsibility) recognised the need to support and nurture a business to confidently define and manage all of their ESG activities internally.
In doing so, they founded Be Ethical Training in July 2020 and have created a 12-month training membership, coaching programme and online community for business owners and their employees to build and manage their ESG activity.
The Business Hub (part of Cumbria LEP)
Working across Cumbria, The Business Hub offers free and impartial support to SMEs to find the best advice, funding or events to turn your growth aspirations into a reality. As part of the national Growth Hub network, we work with you to identify business issues and opportunities for growth and signpost businesses to appropriate sources of support.
We make it our job to understand the breadth of support available, saving you time and giving you the freedom to focus on running your business.
Launched in November 2017 with funding and support from the UK government, Be the Business works alongside the family business community to help companies that want to learn and improve.
Be the Business runs The North West Family Business Programme to offer new ways for family firms around our region to collaborate, learn, share, build on their strengths and perform at their peak. Their aim is to galvanise family businesses in the North-West of England to become some of Britain’s best-run firms. We are supporting Be the Business as a delivery partner for two of their initiatives, Peer Learning Groups and an Advisory Board programme.
The Family Business Community