Smith of Derby's triple crown
Bondholder Smith of Derby has scooped three awards at the national Family Business United – Family Business of the Year Awards 2020, including the top award of Supreme Champion.
Family Business United celebrates family-owned businesses across the UK, recognising the contribution they make to the economy as well as the thousands of jobs they support.
In a ‘virtual’ awards ceremony, Smith of Derby were also awarded Manufacturer of the Year and Regional Winners for the Midlands.
The company has been in family ownership since its beginning in 1856. Director Heather Whitworth said: ”This is such a special moment for the company. It is a fitting tribute to the whole team who have worked incredibly hard, not just in 2020, but over decades. The team have worked tirelessly to maintain and develop the company, and to continue to cherish our customers and win new friends across the world. These awards are accepted on behalf of the whole team who deserve all the recognition and our thanks."