The Family Business of the Year Winners 2018
"Stalkers are worthy winners of the Transport & Logistics Family Business of the Year Award and fully deserve all the accolades that it brings"
The Family Business of the Year Awards
The Family Business of the Year Awards ('FBOTY') are a real highlight in the family business calendar, organised by Family Business United and now in their sixth year, marking the contribution that family firms make around the UK.
The Last 5 Years
In the past five years some amazing family firms have been crowned champions. 2018 saw Zonal crowned as Supreme Champions in a fantastic evening at The May Fair Hotel in London with other awards for sectors and regions plus special categories for apprentices, lifetime achievement , innovation and entrepreneurship.
A Real Celebration Family Business
"Each year the quality and quantity of nominations increases and it is fantastic to identify and recognised family firms from across the UK. It is not just about household names either as the awards give recognition to great British family firms of all sizes and sectors and we are delighted to champion this national initiative. Winners are determined by a panel of experienced judges looking at a range of criterion including history, family values, governance, development and innovation.”
“All of the winners have a great story to tell, demonstrate clear passion and pride in their businesses and clearly articulate the values that are important to the them, the evolution to date and how they are looking to the future. As awards evenings go, this one is truly special as families come together, network and celebrate. With family businesses making up the majority of family firms across the UK and the engine room of the UK economy, it is a pleasure to run these awards and provide a shining light on such great businesses too.”
Paul Andrews, Founder and Managing Director of Family Business United who run the National Family Business of the Year Awards adds,
“This category was particularly strong and there were good contenders for the title from all across the UK. As winners, Stalkers have demonstrated resilience, strength and positivity in taking the business forward with a focused desire of creating a great firm.”
“Maintaining good old fashioned family values whilst delivering a first class service to loyal customers, they have come from a humble beginning starting out with just one truck to become a shining example of how hard work, tenacity, pride and family pull together and succeed. Stalkers are worthy winners of the Transport & Logistics Family Business of the Year Award and fully deserve all the accolades that it brings. A great family business.”