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We're Proud To Announce our 2018 mumandworking Awards Finalists

All categories were either judged by our fabulous expert panel or open to public vote - as voted for by the many thousands of visitors to mumandworking.co.uk.

We had a record 6,800 votes in this year - across just 3 categories so thank you everyone for your support!

If you did not get through this time competition was very fierce this year but we do hope to welcome you at the Academy - see here for more - www.mumandworking.co.uk/academy/programme  or as part of future events.

All the finalists below have now been emailed with very important registration information. If this has not been received please email suzanne@whatson4.co.uk immediately .  The awards ceremony as hosted by NatWest will commence from 2:30 and is expected to end by 4:15 approximately with the VIP reception closing by 5:30. Please remember as per the  terms and conditions all winners must be present or field a representative to receive their award. 


Business Parent of the Year

Open to any parent running a limited company and who is a shining example of how running a business alongside a family (or other significant commitment) works!  Judges will be looking for examples of successful, parent-run businesses going places!  As sponsored by Awards Hosts NatWest

Please note due the number of nominations and the calibre of candidates, the decision was taken to split the Business Parent category  geographically.

mumandworking awards host NatWest

North and Central


Self-Employed Parent of the Year

Open to any self employed parent. Judges will be looking for examples of successful, parent-run businesses going places!  Sponsored by Daisy First Aid

Due to the number and calibre of nominations in this category the decision was taken to divide the nominees in this new category by geographical location




Most Inspiring Business Parent ~

For any parent running a flexible business who has truly struggled against adversity and many challenges and still triumphed against the odds.   Sponsored by ClassBiz

Start-up Business of the Year ~

For any business trading for 3 years or less (launched after November 2014) & whose founder is a parent operating within a family-friendly, flexible model. Judges are looking for a successful business concept, positive early trading figures, forecasts etc. As sponsored by: diddi dance

Best Direct-Sales Independent Representative

Open to any direct sales representative who can show the judges proven success in terms of business growth/revenues, as well as being an inspiration to other sellers or team members through their flexible working model. As sponsored by claritadigital.com

Flexible Business of the Year ~

Open to any successful business or operation who actively promotes exceptionally family-friendly and flexible working for theirmale and female employees. What makes this business stand out? As sponsored by Mitchy Titch

Flexible Employee / Team Member of the Year ~

For companies, colleagues, staff and associates to nominate an individual who clearly demonstrates how flexible terms can bring out the best in individuals for the benefit of their employers, families and customers.  As sponsored by What's On 4

Franchisee / Licensee of the Year ~

For companies, colleagues, staff and associates to nominate a franchisee/licensee who clearly demonstrates how a flexible franchise can bring out the best in individuals - for the benefit of the business as wel as families and customers.  As sponsored by: Morton Michel

Best International Flexible Business ~

For any UK-based business exporting or operating overseas operating with a family-friendly, flexible working model.  As sponsored by Potato Print

Best use of technology or innovation within a family-friendly business ~

For any business/charity/company or operation utilising technology or new innovations to facilitate flexible working - either for themselves or their teams (or both) APPS, multi-functional websites, online communication systems etc.  As sponsored by babyballet

Best Charity Offering Flexible Working

For a Charity/CIC or non for profit offering home based work, teleworking or other flexible employment.  As sponsored by Children's Activities Association


Franchisor/Licensor of the Year - VOTED CATEGORY

Open to any franchisor or licensor who actively promotes exceptionally family-friendly and flexible working policies to its franchisees or licensees - As sponsored by: Blackcurrant Babies

Working Parent Blogger of the Year (voted category)

For flexible bloggers commenting on both parenting and working with inspiring topical content for fellow parents managing the juggle - As sponsored by: Hartbeeps

Best Supporting Network/Service/Product/Individual to Flexible Working - VOTED CATEGORY

For a group, person, product or service which facilitates and supports flexible working – could be a networking group, mentor, flexible childcare service (please note technology based nominees should be entered in that specific category)as sponsored by Miglio

Please contact us here for further information about our awards.

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