This award recognises family businesses that have a commitment to innovation, whether in developing new products and services, or enhancing service delivery, production and manufacturing or working practices.

Our 2018 Results


HIGHLY COMMENDED - Southall Associates, Streets Heaver Healthcare

FINALISTS - Magenta UK, Telford Laundry

What were the judges looking for?

  • Evidence of achievement and they will be interested to see how the family influences the business and the values that it brings to the business
  • An understanding of how innovation has helped you to operate or expand your business
  • Why your idea is novel and innovative compared to competitors and to what you've done previously
  • The product, process, market or people based innovation and development you have undertaken
  • Details of the research and planning you undertook prior to the development of the innovation/s
  • How the family and the family values contribute to your innovation agenda in the business
  • Any barriers and challenges you have faced and how you overcame them
  • Your future plans for the business and how you will maintain innovation through current and future generations

The 2019 Awards open for entries on 3 May!

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