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In pictures: Cotswold Life Business & Professional Family Business Awards 2017

PUBLISHED: 15:43 24 October 2017 | UPDATED: 11:26 25 October 2017

Tanya Gledhill and Olivier Ansquer

Tanya Gledhill and Olivier Ansquer

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Both Tanya Gledhill, Business Editor and Ruth Dooley, Partner at Hazlewoods, congratulated the family businesses for their commitment to the economy. Here are our worthy winners...

Cotswold Life and Hazlewoods, sponsors of the Family Business Awards, joined local business winners and judges to celebrate the fifth annual winners’ presentation lunch at Tewkesbury Park Hotel.

Guests enjoyed a drinks reception and superb three-course lunch in the newly renovated Cotswolds Suite before awards were presented to the 2017 winners.

Both Tanya Gledhill, Business Editor and Ruth Dooley, Partner at Hazlewoods, congratulated the family businesses for their commitment to the economy.

Click here for more on each of our winners.

Editor’s Choice Award

Direct Online Services

Dan Wilson from Direct Online Services Dan Wilson from Direct Online Services

Family Business Apprentice

Sophie Essex, The Joedan Group

Sophie Essex from Joedan GroupSophie Essex from Joedan Group

Fastest Growing Family Business

Hawkins & Brimble

Katarzyna Reszka-Shortt and  Stephen Shortt from Hawkins & BrimbleKatarzyna Reszka-Shortt and Stephen Shortt from Hawkins & Brimble

Next Generation Family Achiever

Gerard Cooper, Allcooper (award was collected on behalf of the winner)

Carol Freeman from AllcoopersCarol Freeman from Allcoopers

Family Business Longevity Award

Mann Jewellers

Sophie and Brereton Mann from Mann JewellersSophie and Brereton Mann from Mann Jewellers

Outstanding Contribution to the Local or National Economy

Clarkson Evans

Nathan Evans from Clarkson Evans Nathan Evans from Clarkson Evans

Best Start-up Family Business


Sasha Hyde and Aimee Graham from PersoraSasha Hyde and Aimee Graham from Persora

Food & Farming Excellence

Nolan Brook

Sam Walby and Hayley Deaville from Nolan Brook Sam Walby and Hayley Deaville from Nolan Brook

Employee of the Year

Barry Hancox – Fillet & Bone

Barry Hancox from Fillet & BoneBarry Hancox from Fillet & Bone

Family Business Exporter of the Year

Truturn Precision Engineering

Anne Johnstrup and  Becky Beacham from TruturnAnne Johnstrup and Becky Beacham from Truturn

Family Business of the Year

MF Freeman

 Louisa Evans from MF Freeman Louisa Evans from MF Freeman


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