Coutts & Co has embarked on its search to identify contenders for the Coutts Prize for Family Business 2008/09. The awards, now in their fourth year, represent the only regional programme in England and Wales celebrating the overall best performing small, medium-sized and large family businesses within three regions; Northern England and The Midlands; London & Greater London; and Southern England and Wales.
Mark Evans, Head of Family Business, Coutts & Co, commented. "In the space of just three years, the Coutts Prize for Family Business has become not just a highly sought after accolade, but also a widely valued programme for education and networking. This year, nominees will be able to ask for feedback from the evaluation committee and we will be offering Regional Winners a one day programme in association with Cranfield University, School of Management."
The Coutts Prize for Family Business was launched to showcase the achievements and champion exceptional family businesses and as part of the process, nominees are able to ask for feedback from the independent evaluation committee made up of family business owners, academics and advisers.
To qualify for nomination for the Coutts Prize for Family Business, businesses must:
* have their headquarters in England or Wales;
* be wholly or mainly carrying on a trading activity;
* be companies or firms over which the family have significant
* consider themselves to be a family business, though family members
need not be involved in the management of the firm.
Within the three regions, there are three turnover categories small £1-5m, medium £5-25m and large £25m+.
NOMINATION PACKS FOR THE ‘COUTTS 08/09 PRIZE FOR FAMILY BUSINESS’ WILL BE DISTRIBUTED BETWEEN 1 SEPTEMBER & 31 OCTOBER 2008
TO RESERVE A PACK EMAIL:
ROBERT.JACOB@COUTTS.COM OR CALL 0207 649 4046