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11th November 2022

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Take a look at the categories for the Yorkshire and Humberside Family Business Awards:

Got a question? Email info@yorkshireandhumbersidefamilybusinessawards.co.uk, and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Agribusiness

The agricultural industry contributes over £24 billion to the UK economy – and we think it deserves some serious recognition! This award celebrates farming and farming-related commercial activities.

Best Social Impact

In what has been a challenging time, this award recognises purpose driven family businesses which have demonstrated a real compassion for their community and evidenced the role they have played in delivering social impact. Open to family businesses of all shapes and sizes, that have been trading for a minimum of 6 months by the time of the awards.

Business Services

Where would Yorkshire & Humberside be without its network of service providers? This category is for both B2B and B2C businesses – from finance and accounting, to childcare, taxis, hairdressers and artists. This award will recognise two family businesses – one in the B2B sector, and one in the B2C sector.

Construction & Engineering

They’re building our future and reaching new heights – this award is for Construction & Engineering businesses across Yorkshire and Humberside. We’re talking those working on projects ranging from commercial to residential, industrial to civil.

Large Construction & Engineering (21 employees and over)
Small Construction & Engineering (under 20 employees)

Emerging Family Business

They may be young, but they are mighty. This award recognises emerging family businesses (trading for 1 – 3 years) from any sector, which are making a real impact in their industry and across Yorkshire and Humberside.

Employee of the Year

(Includes family or non-family employees) Family businesses employ over 25% of the UK’s workforce, and our Employee of the Year category celebrates the amazing employees (both family and non-family) who go above and beyond. Nominations can be made for employees, with finalists selected by our judges. The winner is then chosen by a combination of public vote and judges scores. Employees from all levels can be nominated.

Food & Drink Establishments

This award recognises outstanding family-run food & drink establishments such as cafes, restaurants and pubs which focus on providing both quality food and service.

Food & Drink Producers

Yorkshire and Humberside is home to some fantastic family-run food and drink producers, and this award recognises their achievements in putting our region on the culinary map.

Haulage and Logistics

An award for those family businesses who keep our region moving, transporting goods, livestock and supplies across Yorkshire and Humberside. This award focuses on the transport of goods; *services such as taxis, coach and tour operators should enter either the Leisure & Tourism or Business Services category.

Large Haulage & Logistics (21 and over employees)
Small Haulage & Logistics (less than 20 employees)

Leisure and Tourism

This award celebrates the family businesses who contribute to Yorkshire and Humberside’s success as a tourist destination, from accommodation providers to those in the coach tours, sports, attractions and entertainment markets. This Award is split into two categories based on employee numbers – however it is at the judge’s discretion to move you into either category based on where they feel your business fits best.

Large Leisure & Tourism (21 and over employees)
Small Leisure & Tourism (less than 20 employees)

Manufacturing

Celebrating Yorkshire and Humberside’s manufacturing heritage, this award recognises the businesses that can demonstrate a sustained commitment to Total Quality Management. This Award is split into two categories based on employee numbers – however it is at the judge’s discretion to move you into either category based on where they feel your business fits best.

Large Manufacturing (over 21 employees)
Small Manufacturing (less than 20 employees)

People’s Choice

North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire and Humberside – it’s time to let your local community have their say! Open to family businesses of all shapes and sizes, that have been trading for a minimum of 6 months by the time of the awards. This award allows each region to choose their favourite family business through an online nomination and public vote. There will be one winner per region.

Retailers and Etailers

From the city to the countryside, this award celebrates the achievements and successes of family-run retailers across the Yorkshire and Humberside region.

Wholesalers

From the largest to some of the smallest intermediary goods suppliers; this award is for the family run wholesalers across Yorkshire and Humberside.

Yorkshire & Humberside Family Business of the Year

Yorkshire & Humberside Family Business of the Year Award will be decided from the winners of each judged category.

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