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Scot JCB Takes Scottish Family Business Of The Year Title


Scot JCB specialise in the sales, servicing and provision of parts for machinery across construction, agriculture, waste, recycling and industrial sectors and have triumphed by taking the Scottish Family Business of the Year Award at the National Family Business of the Year Awards organised by Family Business United. This prestigious award celebrates the remarkable achievements and contributions of family-owned businesses across the UK, and receiving this accolade is a testament to the dedication, hard work, and the strong family values that drive Scot JCB forward.


The National Family Business of the Year Awards, established in 2012, have become a significant event in the family business sector, recognising firms that excel in various domains, including sustainability, innovation, entrepreneurship, and community involvement. This year's awards ceremony was a grand affair, bringing together the very best of British family businesses in a night of celebration and networking.


In attendance from Scot JCB Group was Chairman Steve Bryant, his wife Christine and HR Director Rhona Cameron. “The event was a fantastic opportunity to connect with fellow finalists, enjoy a wonderful evening of good food and wine, and celebrate the successes of family firms from all corners of the UK,” said Rhona Cameron, Scot JCB Group HR Director.


Scot JCB Chairman, Steve Bryant, expressed his immense pride and joy at receiving the award, saying, "We are incredibly proud to be recognised as the Family Business of the Year for Scotland. This award is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our entire team and the strong family values that are at the core of everything we do at Scot JCB Group. It is an honour to be part of such a dynamic community of family businesses."


The awards process is thorough and engaging, from nomination through to the gala awards evening. The judging panel, comprising experts from various fields, including previous winners, leading academics, and family business consultants, ensures that each winner truly exemplifies excellence in their sector. This year’s event culminated in an exciting awards presentation, followed by a celebration with the winners.


Paul Andrews, Founder and CEO of Family Business United, highlighted the importance of these awards, stating, "This is always a fantastic evening where the family business community comes together to celebrate the very best of British family firms. Family firms are the engine room of the national economy, and these awards celebrate all of their achievements. All of our winners are fantastic examples of great British family firms, and it is a real honour to host these awards and celebrate with them."


As Mike Kane, one of the judges and a partners at Turcan Connell who sponsor this award added, "Scot JCB are worthy winners of this award."


"This is a a great business with solid governance and embedded family values, supported by a great brand and they are fantastic ambassadors for the family business sector."

"Their values are the bedrock of their identity as a family business, guiding their interactions, shaping service, driving ambition and creating a legacy of trust, care and excellence in all that they do," concludes Mike.


As Steve concludes, "Winning the Family Business of the Year Award for Scotland is a milestone for Scot JCB Group, reinforcing our commitment to excellence and innovation while maintaining our family-oriented approach."


"We extend our heartfelt thanks to Family Business United for this recognition and to our entire team, whose dedication and hard work have made this achievement possible."

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