South & SW FBOTY 2018 Shortlist
12th January 2018 Paul Andrews
Family Business United is delighted to announce the family firms that are in contention for the South & South West Family Business of the Year Award 2018.
The Family Business of the Year Awards are organised by Family Business United, the award-winning magazine and resource centre the champions and celebrates the family business sector. Now in their sixth year, these awards recognise the diversity, strength and depth of family firms across the UK and seek to highlight the contribution that family firms make to the UK economy.
Open to family firms of all generations, sizes and sectors, these awards really do recognise some outstanding family firms and really help to put family businesses on the map.
The deliberations are over and the team at Family Business United are delighted to announce the family firms shortlisted for the South & South West Family Business Of The Year 2018 Award.
The shortlisted firms are:
- Tewkesbury Park Hotel
- Westons Cider
- Oxford Products Limited
- Eternal Beauty
- Putnams Health Co
- Dandi Patch
- New Wave Marine Limited
- Wild Tipi
- Dorcas Media Limited
- Philip Brown Violins Ltd
- Sheppy's Cider
- Douch Family Funeral Directors
- The Bay Tree
As Paul Andrews, Founder and Managing Director of Family Business United, the award-winning magazine and resource centre for family firms in the UK, explains, "We are delighted to be able to pull together such a vibrant bunch of family businesses, some that have succeeded for numerous generations and continue to thrive, and others that are relatively young but have great values at the heart of what they do."
"Any one of those shortlisted would make worthy winners and ambassadors for the sector. We are looking forward to finding out more about each of them and I am sure that the decisions to determine the winner will not be easy. We are looking for a great family business ambassador to fly the flag for family businesses in the South and South West."
Previous winners of the South and South West Family Business of the Year include Thatchers Cider, Brend Hotels and Hoburne Holiday Parks.
The awards process concludes at a Gala Reception and awards ceremony that takes place in London at the prestigious May Fair Hotel in London on June 7 where the winners will be crowned.
Vote for your favourite to win the South and South West People's Choice Family Business of the Year 2018 here