Businesses from across Somerset came together on Friday October 21st to celebrate all that is good about business in the county. At a black tie dinner held at Wellsprings leisure complex in Taunton, the winners of the 2016 Somerset Business Awards were announced in front of any audience of nearly 400 businessmen and women from all industries and sectors. Over 100 companies entered this year’s awards, and the quality was higher than ever.
Albert Goodman is delighted to have been the main sponsor of the Somerset Business Awards for the past 7 years. Managing Partner Richard Bugler, began the evening with a speech in which he commented, “Albert Goodman are immensely proud to be main sponsor of this evening’s awards. We share the same values as many of our clients and entrants, a true family business that has just celebrated 150 years. This evening is a great opportunity to celebrate and showcase the best businesses in our county”.
Albert Goodman Family Business of the Year Award.
We were delighted to return to the stage to present it the Albert Goodman Family Business of the year award. The Albert Goodman judges were looking for an influential family business, run with its two or more members of the same family enjoying significant success. Whilst showing clear succession plans for the future, ongoing development and clear financial reward.
Mike Cahill, a Partner in our Taunton office and himself from a family business background, presented this year’s award to Holiday Resort Unity & Brean Leisure Park. Alan and Andrea House from the company received the award on stage, saying, “We are completely bowled over, thanks so much to our team. We never thought we would be employing 250 people with over a million guests in the last year!”. The runners-up were Oneline Surveys Ltd and Frogmary Green Farm who both submitted very strong entries.
Category Winners- Somerset Business Awards 2016
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