July 6, 2015
Midlands Family Business Awards: Two weeks until entries close!
There are just two weeks left to submit entries for the 2015 Midlands Family Business Awards, the regions only not-for-profit, independent initiative to recognise family businesses and their leaders.
Entries are free and can be made until midnight on the 20th July, with full details of all categories and how to enter available at www.familybusinessawards.co.uk.
Family businesses of any size, sector or specialism can enter up to three of the ten categories in the 2015 Awards.
This year’s categories include the headline Midlands Family Business of the Year sponsored by Awards founder Wilsons, Best Small Family Business for those with an annual turnover of less than £5m, and Fastest Growing Family Business sponsored by PwC.
Further categories for the 2015 Awards are:
- Director of the Year (under 40) sponsored by RSA
- Employer of the Year sponsored by Royal London
- Manufacturing Excellence sponsored by Barclays
- International Development sponsored by Family Business Futures
- Environmental Sustainability
- Retail Excellence sponsored by PCMS Group
- Service Excellence sponsored by Yu Energy
Businesses shortlisted in the Awards will go through to the judging stage in September, with winners announced at the prestigious Awards Dinner at Athena in Leicester on Thursday 12th November.
The Awards are the only independent not-for-profit Awards for family businesses in the Midlands. They are organised by their founder and lead sponsor The Wilson Organisation, a third generation family business.
Photo shows: Smiffys is the current holder of the headline Midlands Family Business of the Year title.