Culture & Communication in Family Business Taster Event

Family Business Excellence invites you to attend this taster event, featuring a keynote address from two generations of the Hall Family from Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses as well as an interactive panel discussion that includes the following panellists:

  • Jacqui Jackson, 4th Generation Owner of Thomas Jardine & Co (chair)
  • 2 generational family members from Butler’s Farmhouse Cheeses
  • Andrea Challis, Joint Group CEO, Partington’s Holiday Centres
  • Prof. John J. Oliver OBE, Family Business Consultant and former CEO of Leyland Trucks
  • Dr. Giovanna Campopiano, Director of the LUMS Centre for Family Business

We look forward to seeing you there!


08:30 - Registration & Refreshments
09:00 - Welcome & Keynote Address
09:30 - Panel Discussion and Q&A
10:25 - Family Business Excellence Programme
10:30 - Networking & Refreshments
11:00 - Close

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Stanley House Hotel, Further Lane, Mellor, BB2 7NP.
Please note car parking for this event is free.
Should you have any dietary requirements or queries about accessibility please contact
Please note: This event will be recorded for Marketing and PR purposes.

To find out more about the Family Business Excellence Programme call
Jane Hunter on 01524 593712 or email

Family Business Excellence Programme (delivered as part of Boost Business Lancashire) is a 6 month programme for directors and managers of ERDF-eligible Lancashire-based SMEs. This six-month programme is designed to help multiple generations of owner-managers, MDs and senior decision makers of family run SMEs to develop a productive and sustainable future, through workshops delivered by business experts and leading academics at Lancaster University, a tour of operations at a large regional business to see best practice first-hand, and access to masterclasses with high profile inspirational speakers to challenge and inspire you.