June 27, 2013
Family Business Awards: Deadline extended
The deadline for entries for the ten categories in the 2013 Midlands Family Business Awards has been extended until midnight on Tuesday 16th July 2013.
“We want to give busy family businesses and their advisers every opportunity to showcase their work and achievements through the Awards,” explained Charlotte Perkins, MD of The Wilson Organisation which organises the Awards, “and hope the extra time will mean they don’t miss out.”
The Awards are the Midlands only truly independent initiative for family businesses. Entries are free-of-charge, with submission forms available at: www.familybusinessawards.co.uk.
The ten categories for 2013 are:
• Family Business of the Year
• Best Small Family Business of the Year (turnover up to £5M)
• Fastest Growing Family Business
• Retail Excellence
• Manufacturing Excellence
• Business Innovation
• Leading Adviser to Family Businesses
• Service Excellence
• Outstanding Contribution
• Commitment to the Community.
Smith Cooper is sponsor of the headline Midlands Family Business of the Year Award, with additional category sponsors Barclays, Crouch Logistics, PwC, Royal Sun Alliance, Thomas Miller Investment, Triplar and Unum.
Since their launch, the Awards have raised more than £15,000 for Midlands-based charities supporting young enterprise and young people. This year the Awards are raising funds for The Outward Bound Trust, an educational charity dedicated to unlocking the potential in young people through learning and adventure in the wild.
For more information about the Awards contact Ped Briggs, Tel: 0115 942 0111, email:firstname.lastname@example.org