Bagnalls awards triumph
Bagnalls, the nationwide painting and decorating business from Shipley in Yorkshire have taken the top prize at the Family Business of the Year Awards 2016.
Paul Andrews, Managing Director of Family Business United (‘FBU’) comented, “We were delighted to pull together such a vibrant bunch of family businesses for the 2016 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.”
“Bagnalls are a fantastic family firm dating back to 1875 that ticked all the right boxes for the judges. Their core values permeate the entire operation and they have continually invested in all aspects of the business to create the family firm that it is today , a market leader in their field, respectful of their heritage and building solid foundations for the future.”
“ They represent a truly great British family firm and truly deserve all the plaudits that winning this award brings. Not only did they win the overall title, but were crowned Yorkshire Family Business of the Year 2016 too.”
Stephen Bagnall, Managing Director of Bagnalls added “”It is an honour to be the head of a family firm that employs so many great people across all roles, divisions and areas of the UK. These awards are a fitting accolade which recognise the dedication, commitment and loyalty of our people. We are all very proud of our heritage and delighted to have been voted the Supreme Champions in the 2016 Family Business of the Year Awards.”
The Family Business of the Year Awards, now in their fourth year, recognise ‘the diversity, strength and depth of family firms across the UK and seek to highlight the contribution that family firms make to the UK economy‘.