A specialist bank serving the blended financial needs of business owners, property entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Institute for family business

The IFB recognises the important role of advisers and service providers in supporting family businesses to prepare for the future, and addressing the challenges of today. We know how important it is for families to work with advisers they can trust, and who understand the unique family business outlook.

As a trusted organisation, families often approach the IFB for advice on who they should talk to when they need advice on family business issues. they have already helped numerous families and advisers build long term relationships, which is a service families increasingly require.

We are proud to be a preferred partner of the Institute for Family Business (IFB) whose mission is to help family business remain successful for generations to come. The IFB recognises the important role of advisers and service providers in supporting family businesses to prepare for the future, and addressing the challenges of today. We know how important it is for families to work with advisers they can trust, and who understand the unique family business outlook.

We know family businesses are the backbone of our economy and communities and we work with them, championing their contribution and voicing their needs.

The State of the Nation: The UK Family Business Sector 2019-2020 Report

The Institute for Family Business (IFB), one of our partners who share our commitment to supporting family businesses, have published their latest sector report, The State of the Nation: The UK Family Business Sector 2019–2020.

The report is produced by the IFB Research Foundation for the IFB and provides great insight on the latest statistics and trends of family businesses in the UK. It also highlights the importance and role that family run businesses play in the economy and the initial impact of Covid-19 within the sector.

You can access the full report here.