THU 21ST NOV 2019


Bringing the family business community together

Jo Alexander

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Mackays Ltd

Following our heritage we make marmalades, preserves, curds and our special single farm conserves, the authentic way in Scotland. Full Article

Clews Homes Ltd

Like you, we recognise new technology can save energy, reduce running costs and improve the way you live. Combining energy-efficient insulation, secur... Full Article


Since its founding in 1932, Champagne Taittinger has evolved into one of the world's premier champagen houses. Full Article

Oldest Family Business

Family businesses exist all over the world and we have spent the past couple of years researching to identify as many of them as we can.  We are continually uncovering new gems and adding them to the lists so check back with us regularly to see some of the oldest family businesses in the world. Whilst every effort is taken to identify the oldest family firms, there are bound to be some which remain undiscovered so if you know of any that should be listed please let us know and we will be delighted to add them too!


Shirley Plantation

On a bluff overlooking the James River, Shirley Plantation offers stun... Full Article



In 1956, Linfox founder, Lindsay Fox, started Linfox with one truck in... Full Article

Oldest Businesses


Wilsons & Co (Sharrow) Ltd
1737 - England

One of the oldest snuff manufacturers in the world. Read More


1738 - England

Boswells of Oxford is an independent department store that has served the city of Oxford and its residents for 275 years... Read More


Richard Carter Ltd
1740 - England

Few British companies can trace their traditions as far back as Richard Carter Ltd, the original hand tool manufacturer.... Read More


Stewarts Garden Centres
1742 - England

Stewarts is a family owned business established in 1742 and can be tracked back eight generations. Read More


1760 - England

Gatwards  specialise in fine gems, jewellery and watches. Today Gatwards is in its 8th generation, making it one of... Read More


1760 - England

The House of CREED was founded in 1760 and has been passed from father to son through 7 generations. Read More