Family Businesses

For centuries, family businesses have been at the heart of the economy, from those that have become international concerns to those that simply move from generation to generation providing the same excellent service to customers. In this feature, we look at a selection of Northamptonshire firms that are proud of their family connections.

Family Businesses

Longevity reflects high standards

1 August 2017

ELECTRICAL quality, safety and service continues at J H May (Electrical) Ltd as the family-owned company celebrates its 70th anniversary.

It takes a special commitment for a family to serve...

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New cafe is a hit

1 August 2017

A NEW cafe in Northampton is gaining praise from the residents of the town, just four months after opening.

Cookies & Cream, a family-run business based on The Drapery in Northampton,...

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C Butt

Still going strong

1 August 2017

AS one of Northamptonshire's most recognised transport and warehousing businesses, C Butt Ltd has a history to be proud of.

It started life as far back as the early 1920s when Charles Butt...

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Bells Motor Group

A name with strong links

1 August 2017

A FAMILY whose entrepreneurial spirit dates back to the early 1960s is celebrating 50 years in business with the third generation very much still at the helm.
Bells Motor Group launched its...

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Elsby & Co

Purchase makes good sense

1 August 2017

THE purchase of a thriving Rushden firm made sense to the management team at chartered accountants Elsby & Co.
Trevor L Newell & Co in Rushden was headed up by Trevor Newell and his...

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Oscar James

Family name above the door

1 August 2017

FAMILY-friendly offices make sense to the team at sales and letting agency, Oscar James.
The agency, headed up by Managing Director James Potts, might be one of the newer names in...

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