The Family Business Conference
The Family Business Conference

The Family Business Conference

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Rheghed Centre


Penrith, United Kingdom

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Experts in providing support to family businesses, Coulson Associates have created an interactive program to help address some of the unique challenges family businesses face as well as allowing time to network with other family businesses from Cumbria and beyond. Outline details for the day are below with a full program to follow closer to the time.


The Value of Family in a Family Business: A Brand Perspective

Sarah Dunning of Westmorland Ltd and Rob Gray of Squad a Manchester based branding company.


The Myths and Realities of Succession Planning – how to make a succession stream work harder for your business

Alison Ettridge of Write Research/Capita Plc

Recruiting to fit your family business culture

David Twiddle of Twiddle & Co.



 An interactive and lively cross-generational debate

Cllr Ben Berry – English Lakes Hotel

Jacqui Jackson – Jardine Jackson

Adam Waller – Price Waterhouse Cooper

Maria Whitehead – The Hawkshead Relish Company

Chris Lamont – Lamont Pridmore

(Chair) Alison Ettridge -Write Research/Capita Plc



TBC – National Family Business, exciting details to follow…




Is my business eligible for a free ticket?

Email or call 015394 82410 if you are/or think you are eligible for one of our free places and we will get your place booked. 

Are we a family business?

If there are two or more members of the family involved in the business then you are(!)  

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please call 015394 82410 or email  

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Your ticket is transferable within your organisation only. Please inform us prior to the event if your ticket has been transferred and to whom

 Can I update my registration information?

 If your registration information changes, please update, so we can keep you informed.

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