Mansfield industrial supplies firm Hall-Fast will be attending this year’s Red Ribbon Awards at Wembley Stadium in July.
The firm have beaten hundreds of other businesses from around the UK to be named a regional finalist at this year’s awards - the highest and most prestigious accolade to be awarded to Britain’s independent, family-owned businesses.
Now in their seventh year, the Red Ribbon Awards have become the most sought-after prize for family businesses around the country. They seek to recognise and celebrate the contribution of enterprising families and entrepreneurs to the UK economy. Previous winners have included The Goring, Shepherd Neame, Michel Roux Jr at Le Gavroche, Pimlico Plumbers, Angels the Costumiers and East End Foods.
Hall-Fast will discover if they have been crowned national winners in the ’Big Hearts’ community category when they represent the Midlands region at the prestigious national awards ceremony at Wembley Stadium on 15 July 2016.
Malcolm Hall MBE, owner of Hall-Fast, said: “We are really pleased to be national finalists and very proud to be representing the Midlands region and flying the flag for Mansfield and our local area again.”
Amalia Brightley-Gillott, director of the Red Ribbon Awards commented: “This year we’ve seen more nominations than ever before. I’m always astounded by how many exciting, innovative and entrepreneurial businesses are out there, driven by the country’s most entrepreneurial business leaders. There are over three million family firms and they employ one in three people.
“These awards are about recognising those businesses, the real engine room of Britain’s economy.”
Hall-Fast’s standard range of 200,000 items are supplied to over 15,000 customers in 90 overseas markets. The Mansfield-based firm are widely recognised as being one of the fastest growing businesses within its sector and this success has enabled them to play their part and give back to the local community, through fundraising and sponsorship.
For more information on Hall-Fast and their community activities please visit www.hall-fast.com