Ward Crowned Family Business of the Year at the Business Masters

Ward, Midlands-based metal recycling and waste management specialist, is celebrating award success this month thanks to being named ‘Family Business of the Year’ for the third time at TheBusinessDesk.com’s East Midlands Business Masters Awards. 

A record crowd of more than 300 business leaders, owners and advisers came together at Nottingham’s Crowne Plaza, for an evening dedicated to the achievements of regional businesses doing incredible things, in challenging economic times. The Ward team was presented with ‘Family Business of the Year, for third time, as well as being a finalist in the ‘Large Business’ category. 

The judges complimented Ward’s continuous growth across all its sectors. They were impressed the firm’s commitment to sustainability and ongoing investment and innovation in improving metal recycling and waste management processes, to reduce waste to landfill.

From over 100 entries, the Masters judging panel selected the finalists in 16 different categories honouring businesses of all sizes, from all over the region. 

Sam Metcalf, Midlands editor at TheBusinessDesk.com said:

“In an extremely tough year for East Midlands businesses, all our shortlisted and winning companies tonight should be extremely proud.

The strength in depth of the region’s businesses was reflected in over 100 companies entering the awards – and a record attendance. We thank each and every one of them for their support over the last 12 months.”

On the award win, Donald Ward, Operations Director said:

“This is amazing, to win the Family Business of the Year award for the third time. We’re over the moon, congrats to everyone. We are so proud of the team for all their hard work. A great night all round.”

These latest awards come on the back of Ward recently receiving a Queen’s Award for Excellence in International Trade and being named ‘Waste Supplier of the Year’ at the UK demolition awards. 

For more information on Ward’s metal recycling and waste management capabilities visit www.ward.com.