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RESULTS - Winners FBOTY 2018

8th June 2018 Paul Andrews

FBU are delighted to announce the winners of the Family Business of the Year Awards 2018.

The Family Business of the Year Awards are a real celebration of the best of British when it comes to family firms and the winners are all fantastic in their own right, champion the family business story and help to give a voice to the significant contribution that family firms make to the UK economy too.

Over 170 people gathered in London at the prestigious May Fair Hotel in London for what was a fabulous evening, recognising great businesses and crowning the winners.

As Paul Andrews, Founder and Managing Director of Family Business United (‘FBU’) explains, "We were delighted to pull together such a vibrant bunch of family businesses for the 2018 awards, 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.”

"Congratulations to all the winners."

The winners and runners up in each of the awards are listed below:

Supreme Champion Family Business of the Year
Sponsored by Seven Investment Management
Winner - Zonal
Runners Up - Harrison Spinks

Small Family Business of the Year
Sponsored by Simply Asset Finance
Winner - Millers Fish & Chips
Runners Up - Glawning

Special Achievement Award - Innovation
Sponsored by Family Business United
Winner - Francis Kirk & Son

Special Achievement Award - Entrepreneurship
Sponsored by Family Business United
Winner - Grasmere Gingerbread

Lifetime Achievement Award
Sponsored by Family Business United
Winner - Frank Maxwell, Fracino

Family Business Apprentice of the Year
Sponsored by Family Business United
Winner - Adam Knowles, Bagnalls
Runners Up - Laura Banks, Express Recruitment

National People' Choice Family Business of the Year
Winner - Dunns Food & Drink
Runners Up - Steamin' Mugs and Herdy

Special Award - The Ones To Watch
Winners - Glawning and the Bath House

The People's Choice Awards - Regional Winners 

Yorkshire People's Choice - Wharfe Valley

North of England & Northern Ireland People's Choice - Herdy

Scotland People's Choice - Dunns Food & Drink

Midlands People's Choice - Tiggs

South & South West People's Choice - New Wave Marine

East & East Anglia People's Choice - The Highfield Event Group

Wales People's Choice - Steamin' Mugs

London & South East People's Choice - Crafty Arts

South & South West Family Business of the Year
Sponsored by The Family Firm Institute
Winners - Oxford Products

North & Northern Ireland Family Business of the Year
Sponsored by The Family Business Network
Winners - Pioneer Food Service

London & South East Family Business of the Year
Sponsored by Farrer & Co.
Winners - O'Donovan Waste Management

Wales Family Business of the Year
Winners - Clifford Jones Timber 

East & East Anglia Family Business of the Year
Sponsored by Birketts
Winners - Century Office

Midlands Family Business of the Year
Sponsored by PwC
Winners - Hodgkinsons

Yorkshire Family Business of the Year
Sponsored by Western Pension Solutions
Winners - Harrison Spinks 

Scotland Family Business of the Year 
Sponsored by Turcan Connell
Winners - Zonal

Manufacturing Family Business of the Year
Sponsored by Shepherd Group
Winners - Harrison Spinks

Food Distribution Family Business of the Year
Sponsored by PLS Tax Solutions
Winners - JW Filshill

Retail Family Business of the Year
Sponsored by Family Business United
Winners - Arighi Bianchi

Food & Drink Family Business of the Year
Sponsored by Taxi Studio
Winners - Westons Cider

Health & Welfare Family Business of the Year
Sponsored by Family Business United
Winners - The Principle Healthcare Group

Hotel & Leisure Family Business of the Year
Sponsored by
Winners - Tewkesbury Park

Transport & Logistics Family Business of the Year
Sponsored by Plan Insurance
Winners - Stalkers Transport

Property & Construction Family Business of the Year
Sponsored by Adcock UK
Winners - Roland Hill

A fantastic night where some brilliant businesses were crowned winners.

Congratulations to all the finalists and the winners.

Watch this space for more details as to how you can get involved in the Family Business of the Year Awards 2019! 

 

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