Hall-Fast win National Award!

July 20, 2016 9:49 am

Hall_Fast success

Pictured: Malcolm & Rachel Hall collect their award on stage at Wembley Stadium

Mansfield based Hall-Fast came away from Wembley on Friday night as winners at the National Family Business Place Red Ribbons awards.

The industrial supplies firm saw off stiff competition from family businesses from all over Great Britain to win the Big Hearts Community award, in recognition of the companies fund raising efforts, sponsorship of sports based community programmes and for their significant contribution in their local community.

On receiving the award the company’s founder and Managing Director – Malcolm Hall MBE commented, “Rachel and I are really pleased to have won this award, it does mean so much to us, giving back and doing our bit for others in our local communities and further afield is something that is core to our own family values and we are proud that the success of our family business enables us to do our bit, it is even more special that this award comes just a few weeks before we celebrate the 10th anniversary of our family business’’.

Now in their 7th year, the Red Ribbon Awards have grown to become the highest national accolade for family businesses and the entrepreneurs who lead them. The engine room of the UK economy, Britain is home to over 3 million family firms. From distilleries in Scotland to food producers in Yorkshire, breweries in the West Country, to luxury perfumers in London – our country is a rich and vibrant mix of independently run, family businesses.

Amalia Brightley-Gillott, Director of the Red Ribbon Awards says, “What Hall-Fast co0ntinue to do for their local community each year really is amazing, the judges were so impressed with the scope of Hall-Fast’s community activities, it would be a lot for a large company to undertake so considering that Hall-Fast are a relatively small family business, their community involvement is astonishing’’.

The Red Ribbon Awards are the first and only independent awards to recognise and celebrate the incredible achievements of such enterprising families, regardless of size or industry. Previous winners have included Michel Roux Jr of Le Gavroche, The Entertainer, Pimlico Plumbers, Weston Cider and many more.

Hall-Fast standard range of 200,000 items are supplied to 19,000+ customers in 90 overseas markets, Hall-Fast are widely recognised as being one of the fastest growing businesses within its sector, this success has enable them to play their part and give back to the local community, through fundraising and sponsorship. This latest award was the companies’ 29th major award since they commenced trading in August 2006

For more information on Hall-Fast and there community activities please visit: http://www.hall-fast.com/community/

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