Family Business United took a Road Trip to Plymouth recently and visited some of the city’s family companies.

On the (FBU) whistle-stop tour were New Wave Marine and one of Devon’s fastest growing family companies.

Paul Andrews, Founder and Managing Director of (FBU), said: “It was a fantastic voyage of discovery for us to meet the team at Scott Business Park, and hear all about their exciting plans and especially moving into bigger premises in the city,’ he said.

New Wave Marine Limited won Family Business of the Year Award in London earlier this year and the People’s Choice winner for the South & South West region.

Mr Andrews, added: “We got to see the passion from the teams at NWM that makes this company so successful working across the UK, who recently launched their international confined rescue service.” he said.

Rob Bolton, Managing Director of New Wave Marine, said: “We are very proud to have hosted the (FBU) in Plymouth and the visit underlined the importance of Plymouth and South West family companies that create over 1 million jobs in the region, and yes export all over the globe,” he said.

Family businesses play a very important role within the UK economy with around 5 million family firms providing 12 million jobs, said Mr Andrews.

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Founder and Managing Director of Family Business United Paul Andrews visiting NWM 

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