Family Business Place

/Family Business Place

About Family Business Place

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Family Business Place has created 455 blog entries.

June 2018

NEWS: Ashbourne proud sponsor of Ambition 2018

By | 2018-06-14T14:02:48+00:00 June 14th, 2018|News|

For the fourth year running independent and family-run broker, Ashbourne Insurance are proud sponsors of this year’s “Ambition 2018 Boost your Sales & Marketing” Conference, an inspirational charity fundraising event. It takes place on Wednesday 14th November 2018 between 930am and 4pm at The Spotlight Theatre, Hoddesdon. Over the past three years profits raised [...]

Comments Off on NEWS: Ashbourne proud sponsor of Ambition 2018

USEFUL ARTICLES: Nearly half of UK workforce would feel comfortable using wearable devices at work

By | 2018-06-14T13:39:10+00:00 June 14th, 2018|Useful articles - business|

With the international market for wearables having reached a new high in 2017 with 16.9% growth year on year, Instant Offices delves into what impact this trend will have on the workplace as we know it. Wearable tech is becoming a part of everyday life, with more and more people relying on devices like [...]

Comments Off on USEFUL ARTICLES: Nearly half of UK workforce would feel comfortable using wearable devices at work

NEWS: The Family Way: Family Businesses offer strong showing at the KEiBA’s

By | 2018-06-13T16:11:02+00:00 June 13th, 2018|News|

With 40 businesses throwing their name into the hat, the inaugural Family Business of the Year award has already become the most popular compared to any other category. Anita Brightley-Hodges of Family Business Place (FBP) is co-judging the event alongside the sponsor Lindsey Gallagher of the Gallagher Group. FBP’s Chairmen is exceedingly proud to [...]

Comments Off on NEWS: The Family Way: Family Businesses offer strong showing at the KEiBA’s

BLOG: Kaleidoscope- Creating a Sting!

By | 2018-06-11T13:40:56+00:00 June 11th, 2018|Lucy's Blog|

So this year for The National Family Business Awards 2018 I have been asked to create an opening 'Sting' video, which is to be played at the beginning of the ceremony. It's a big job, as I have never used Adobe After Effects in my life!! But I love a new challenge and I am [...]

Comments Off on BLOG: Kaleidoscope- Creating a Sting!

NEWS: Wren Kitchens offers relief for employees and customers

By | 2018-06-11T08:40:50+00:00 June 11th, 2018|News|

Last week, Wren Kitchens opened their doors to any employee recently affected by the redundancies at B&Q. British-owned Wren Kitchens, which was recently voted the fastest growing bricks and mortar retailer by the Telegraph and currently have 69 showrooms nationwide, are offering support and advice to any employees or customers who are concerned. Wren Kitchens, the [...]

Comments Off on NEWS: Wren Kitchens offers relief for employees and customers

USEFUL ARTICLES: Rise of the Freelancer: Key demographics leading UK’s self-employed sector

By | 2018-06-07T08:45:01+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Useful articles - business|

The workforce is changing as more people swap the security of a 9-to-5 job for the flexibility of freelancing, with key demographics and industries leading the self-employed sector, according to Instant Offices. Millennials and UK workers facing significant lifestyle changes, such as motherhood, or nearing retirement, and are looking for more flexible and empowering ways to [...]

Comments Off on USEFUL ARTICLES: Rise of the Freelancer: Key demographics leading UK’s self-employed sector

NEWS: Pentland launches new Brand-Building Academy

By | 2018-06-06T11:08:43+00:00 June 6th, 2018|News|

British, family-owned business Pentland Brands has introduced a scheme to include its 1,700 strong employee base in growing the companies brand portfolio. "Brand Building the Pentland Way" - the name of the new in-house structure - is designed to encourage different areas of the business to work together, adding a new dimension and flexibility to [...]

Comments Off on NEWS: Pentland launches new Brand-Building Academy

NEWS: Bedfont named as finalists for Family and Technology Business of the Year for KEiBA 2018

By | 2018-06-01T11:04:28+00:00 June 1st, 2018|News|

Second-generation family business, Bedfont, goes through to the final round of the Kent Excellence in Business Awards for 2 categories. An annual ceremony organised by the KM Group and Kent County Council, the Kent Excellence in Business Awards (KEiBA) recognises companies across Kent and rewards their excellence and achievements. 2018 marks the 10th anniversary [...]

Comments Off on NEWS: Bedfont named as finalists for Family and Technology Business of the Year for KEiBA 2018

May 2018

USEFUL ARTICLES: Looking to Start a Family Business? Here’s Some Inspiration

By | 2018-05-29T11:13:38+00:00 May 29th, 2018|Useful articles - business|

There's no doubt about it; the small businesses marketplace has emerged as a key driver of economic growth in recent times. In the UK, for example, total employment in SMEs was around 16.1 million, while 60% of all private sector job creation was attributed to small businesses. In the U.S., more than half of citizens [...]

Comments Off on USEFUL ARTICLES: Looking to Start a Family Business? Here’s Some Inspiration