FRI 10TH APR 2020


Bringing the family business community together

The Oldest Family Businesses In The South West

22nd August 2014 Paul Andrews

Join us at this evening reception being hosted by Close Brothers which seeks to recognise the wealth and diversity of family firms across the South West.  

A celebration of family businesses in the South West of England.  

A beautiful venue has been secured so book your ticket now for a great evening where you will also hear from a great family business member from the region too.

Guests will be invited to hear from Richard Balson, owner and 28th generation family business member of the oldest direct lineage family firm in the UK today who have been in operation since 1515, as well as receive the findings from the Family Business United research report into the oldest family businesses in the South West.

The research report is currently in development but if you are a South West family firm andf feel that you should get a mention, please contact 

Join the South West family business community for a great evening, networking over drinks and celebrating the contribution that family firms make in the region.

This event is being hosted by Close Brothers who are great supporters of the family business community, working with family members and family businesses across the UK at all stages in their lives and business journeys.

As Penny Lovell, Head of Private Clients at Close Brothers explains, "We work with family businesses and family members across the UK and have done since our business began.  We are continually fascinated by the stories behind our clients and the people that we work with and see this event as a way to support this fantastic sector of the economy whilst also helping to put family businesses in the South West on the map."

Tickets are free and available on a first come, first serve basis so book your ticket today.

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