Homesitters wins Top Family Business for London & South East award

Homesitters Ltd, the UK’s leading and longest established home and pet sitting company delighted to announced it has won a People’s Choice Award for London and the South East at the Family Business of the Year Awards 2020, in recognition of the role their business plays and the respect and support it has in the community.

The Family Business of the Year Awards are organised annually by Family Business United, the family business champions, who seek to recognise and celebrate the contribution that family firms make to the UK economy.

Homesitters Ltd also came 3rd in the overall standings for the People’s Choice 2020 Family Business of the Year Top 10. The People’s Choice Awards are special as they are voted for by the public.

Alan Irvine, Managing Director of Homesitters Ltd says, “We’re absolutely delighted to win this award, especially as it was voted for by members of the public. As a family business we have over 40 years’ experience of looking after our clients’ pets and most treasured possessions. Many clients have been with us for years and trust us to keep their pets and homes safe and secure when they go away.

“This award recognises every member of our office team and our fantastic homesitters who all play such an important role in providing such excellent service for our clients. Just like other family businesses this year has been challenging due to Covid-19. We are however looking forward to getting back to the new normal and doing what we do best, taking care of people’s homes and pets.”

Paul Andrews, Founder and CEO of Family Business United says, “With over five million family businesses across the UK they really are the heart of the nation and the engine room of the UK economy.  Family businesses deserve recognition for the income they generate, jobs they provide and the wealth they create, not to mention the great work they do in the communities in which they are based.”

“2020 has not been an easy year for many so it was pleasing to see a record number of votes cast in the awards this year.  Over 14,000 votes were cast, and the competition was tough. but winners emerged and deserve their moment in the spotlight.  All of our People’s Choice winners are great ambassadors for a sector that does so much.”

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