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London & South East #FBOTY2021 Shortlist Announced

The Family Business of the Year Awards were created in 2012 to celebrate the UK family business sector, to recognise the diversity of family firms across the country and to celebrate the contribution that they make.

We are delighted to announce the shortlisted family firms for the London & South East region below, one of whom is going to take the regional title and may be the next overall Supreme Champion Family Business of the Year for 2021, taking over the title from winners in 2020, Smith of Derby.

Shortlisted in the region:

  • Aztech IT Solutions
  • Beans Coffee Club
  • Bolney Wine Estate
  • Bridgman
  • CHD Living
  • Daniel Christopher Jewellery
  • Eternally Cherished
  • Foxholes Care Home
  • Homesitters
  • Hurrens Butchers
  • Keith Jones Butchers
  • Kid’s Party Finder
  • MEJ Cleaning
  • Mini Me Organic
  • Morgan Davies Bridal
  • Panjab Radio
  • Placing People Bedford Ltd
  • PPP Capital
  • Purdy & Figg
  • Reynolds
  • Ridgeview Wine Estate
  • Squiggle Consult
  • The Adelphi Group of Companies
  • The Hot Tub and Swim Spa Company
  • The Orchard Practice
  • The Pen Warehouse
  • Two Brooks

As Paul Andrews, founder of Family Business United, the awards’ organisers adds, “Each year we are amazed at the entries received and there are always some real gems that are fabulous ambassadors for the family business sector.  The entries come from all over the UK and this year in particular, given all of the uncertainty and business challenges caused by the global pandemic, brexit and the general trading climate, we are delighted by the number of entries, and the diverse sectors that they represent too.”

“I have said it before but family firms really are the backbone of the UK economy and across the UK they will be vital as the economy recovers from the events of 2020.  We look forward to finding out more about the family firms shortlisted for these awards and crowning some great winners in due course.”

The awards culminate in a ceremony taking place in June with awards for various categories, sectors and regions.

The next stage in the process is for each family firm to complete a submission for the judging panel to review and determine the winners.

In addition, the shortlisted businesses are also in the running for the ‘People’s Choice Award’ which is determined solely by public vote.

You can vote for your London & South East regional favourite in the People’s Choice Awards here

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