Report Lists Oldest Scottish Family Firms

Posted by admin on Oct 2, 2013

Scotland’s 25 oldest family firms have clocked up more than 3,700 years in business between them, according to new research. A report by Family Business United and Close Brothers Asset Management (CBAM) found the companies had been trading for an average of 148 years each.

It named Fife-based John White & Son Ltd as Scotland’s oldest family firm. The company, which operates from Auchtermuchty, started producing weighing machines in 1715.

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