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Award success for local OP family business

Members of OP family firm Sherbutt Residential and Home Care Services are celebrating regional and national success at the Family Business of the Year Awards.

Sherbutt Residential and Home Care Services is extremely proud to be announced the People's Choice for the Yorkshire region and national champions at the Family Business of the Year Awards held in June. The award comes off the back of winning Family Business of the Year at the York Press Business Awards in November last year.

Located in Pocklington and employing 90 staff from the local area, Sherbutt Residential and Home Care Services provides residential and domiciliary services as well as housing requirements for adults with learning disabilities. The business consists of eight family members including OPs Craig Coxall (94-02), triplets Darren Woodhead (96-02), Leigh Hatfield (96-02), and Shelley English (96-02)

On receiving the award, Darren Woodhead, Finance Director commented: “This is a fantastic achievement and we couldn't be more pleased for the team. Everyone works extremely hard to give the best possible support to everyone who uses our services, supporting people to have the very best life they can and to do things they enjoy. We pride ourselves on being a family business and reflect our own family values within the service. We would like to thank everyone for their votes and their continued support for our business."

Paul Andrews, Founder & CEO of Family Business United who organise the awards said: “It is an absolute honour to champion family firms all year round, celebrating the immense contribution they make to the local, regional and national economy.”

“These awards have grown and grown since we introduced them over 10 years ago and we are delighted by the number of businesses from across the UK that took part again this year. Finalists came from all corners of the UK and represent some truly fabulous businesses that continue to make a difference each and every day, through the provision of jobs, generation of income, creation of wealth, and their role in communities up and down the country as a real force for good.”

“Their contribution deserves to be recognised and the Family Business of the Year Awards celebrate the very best of British, family firms that have a narrative, clearly defined values, and a real sense of purpose.”

“Family firms really are the backbone of the UK economy and across the UK they will be vital as the economy recovers from the events of the past few years. All of the winners are proud, British family firms and deserve their moment to shine. Congratulations to all of the winners.”

 

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