Wow, 7 Award nominations in 7 weeks!!! From being a finalist for the ‘Family Business Entrepreneur of the Year’ to a finalist for the ‘Family Business of the Year’ award, the celebrations have been none stop for H2O Hygiene Ltd over the past 7 weeks with their shortlisting for the Startups Awards being the final award nomination for 2018.
Seeing 2018 out on a high, H2O Hygiene have received the news this week that they have been shortlisted as finalists for the ‘Family Business of the Year’ category of the Startups Awards 2018.
The prestigious Startups Awards recognise the UK’s most creative, innovative and ambitious new businesses, with previous winners being selected by a judging panel consisting of some of the UK’s
top entrepreneurs including, Cath Kidston MBE, Dragons’ Den star Touker Suleyman, Moonpig founder Nick Jenkins, serial entrepreneur Liz Earle MBE, Innocent Drinks co-founder Jon Wright,
Cassandra Stavrou, co-founder of former Startups Awards winner PROPERCORN, BGF Ventures investor Rory Stirling, and founder of the tremendously successful fashion chain Charles Tyrwhitt,
Hundreds upon hundreds of UK start-ups and supporters entered and we can now reveal that 77 exceptional businesses have made it into the esteemed Startups Awards 2018 shortlist, with H2O
Hygiene Ltd being one of the lucky finalists.
To conclude the award nominations for 2018, here is a breakdown of the award list that the Midlands based family business H2O Hygiene, are proudly shouting about:
(Date Announced with Award Category)
20th August 2018 – Natwest GB Entrepreneur Awards – Family Business Entrepreneur of the Year
3rd September 2018 – Midlands Family Business Awards – Best Small Family Business
24th September 2018 – Amazon Growing Business Awards – Family-Owned Business of the Year
5th October 2018 – Midlands Business Awards – Midlands Service Provider of the Year 2019
5th October 2018 – Midlands Business Awards – Midlands Entrepreneur of the Year 2019
8th October 2018 – Midlands Business Awards – Midlands Business Person of the Year 2019
8th October 2018 – Startups Awards – Family Business of the Year 2018
Commenting on being nominated and becoming finalists for the above awards, Tom Davenport, Managing Director, said, “To see all of the awards nominations together in all of their glory is astonishing! My wife, Louise, and I started H2O Hygiene in 2017 and never in a million years did we anticipate the business to explode the way it has in such a short space of time. We have a fantastic team behind us who we call our “work family” and we’re so lucky that they each share the same vision of the company as we do. We work hard and we are focused 24/7 on going above and beyond for our clients. It really does fill me with so much pride that we’re being recognised for all of our achievements so far and it fills me with trust and positivity that we will become an industry leader and quickly. Go #TeamH2O!”
Now in its 6th year, the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur awards acknowledge the hard work and inspiring stories of British entrepreneurs and businesses in Great Britain. The awards have
celebrated some outstanding entrepreneurs who have gone on to become household names.
The Midlands Family Business Awards strive to shine a light on the incredible contribution and the great work, innovation and successes of family businesses and their people in the Midlands. Each of this year’s entrants demonstrate the exceptional pedigree of the family businesses in the Midlands and the sector’s vital contribution to the region’s economy.
Now in their 13th Year, the Midlands Business Awards is a positive and dynamic major event in the business calendar for the whole of the Midlands region and its concept is refreshingly different.
They aim to provide a powerful stimulus in creating a legacy which embraces talent, entrepreneurs and business development.
For the past 20 years, the Growing Business Awards have celebrated the most exciting growth stories in the UK. Innocent Drinks, Betfair and Love Film have all been previous winners, while VIP
guests have included Bill Gates, Gordon Brown and Stelios Haji-Ioannou. The awards are designed to celebrate success in various areas of business including digital, exports, innovation and entrepreneurialism. They also reward accomplishment based on company size, starting with micro businesses and extending to companies with turnovers of £50m or more.
Now in its 15 th year, the Startups Awards has earned a reputation for unearthing some of the UK’s finest entrepreneurial businesses, and shining a spotlight on the start-up market. Previous winners
have gone on to enjoy phenomenal success, including BeatThatQuote.com, Ella’s Kitchen, Glasses Direct, The Book Depository, Naked Wines, Secret Escapes, The Cambridge Satchel Company,
Raspberry Pi, Appear Here, Purplebricks, tails.com and, most recently, Bulb, Flight Club and Pip & Nut.
Established in 2017, H2O Hygiene Ltd are a West Midlands based water hygiene company providing services for clients including legionella risk assessments, monitoring contracts, water treatment,
water hygiene, sampling and legionella control, plumbing and mechanical solutions for water systems, including complete water tank replacements. Supporting small, medium and large businesses and large nationwide contracts, H2O Hygiene are a family run business with over sixty years combined experience in the water hygiene industry. Along with their new ISO:9001 & ISO:14001 accreditations, H2O Hygiene Ltd are also industry accredited by CHAS, Legionella Control Association, Alcumus Safe Contractor and Avetta.
Fingers Crossed and Good Luck #TeamH2O!