National Family Business Day, Family Business, Family Business United

National Family Business Day

Today marks family business day, which celebrates and recognises the contribution that family firms make to the UK economy on a daily basis – through income generation, wealth creation, employment and community support. As…

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Patio Awning | Retractable Awning | Garden Awning | Caribbean Blinds

The Rising Popularity of House Awnings Across Europe

The last 18 months have seen the demand for external shading systems (in particular house awnings) skyrocket – a trend that shows no signs of slowing down. A national lockdown paired with some of the best weather the UK has ever experienced has resulted in people spending more time…

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Patio Awnings for Small Gardens

Homes with large gardens can prove difficult to find when it comes to new builds and city homes, which is why making the most of limited outdoor space requires some creative thinking to create a relaxing alfresco living space to retreat to. It can be a challenging concept to design…

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Perola | Canopy | Outdoor Living Pod | Louvered Pergola | Louvered Canopy | Louvered Roof | Sliding Doors | Garden Furniture

Connecting Living Spaces with Canopies

Residential architecture has drifted in a new direction over the last few years as homeowners start to incorporate open plan living into their building designs. Constricting walls taken down to create a larger surface area, allowing different living spaces to naturally flow between whilst flooding in more natural light….

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Outdoor Living Pod | Pergolas | Louvered Roof | Canopy | Awnings

Accessories to Help You Transition Into Autumn

Since the summer of 2020 when the ‘staycation’ made a comeback following an international travel ban, us Brits have been spending more time in our gardens and outdoor spaces than ever before. The UK’s unpredictable weather has meant that we have had to remain prepared for sun, wind and…

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The Face of British Family Business

Family Business United (FBU) which is the global champion of the family business sector and shares insights, news, research and much more, has launched their latest innovative campaign ‘The Face of Family Business’ which Caribbean Blinds is proud to be part of. Representing the sector in a way that has…

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Double shortlisting at the Growing Business Awards

It’s a year of doubles (and no, we are not referring to tennis). Following our double award win at the Family Business of the Year Awards 2021, we are continuing to make waves within the business community and are delighted to announce we have been named…

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SS21 Feature Project 5: Basement Shading

A skylight installed to a basement dining room of a Cambridge mews, opened up the room allowing it to flood with light and give a feeling of endless space, however, it wasn’t long before our client was experiencing excessive light (glare) and unwanted heat gain, as well as a…

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