Paul Andrews

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Flying The Flag For Leicestershire

G. Seller & Co. Ltd. has been shortlisted for the Midlands Family Business of the Year Award 2016 and is proud to represent Hinckley, Newbold Verdon and Leicestershire in the national finals. Organised by Family Business United, the awards, now in their fourth year, recognise the diversity, strength and depth of family firms across the UK and seek to highlight the contribution that family firms make to the UK economy.

G Seller & Co. Ltd is an independent family run firm of funeral directors in Hinckley and Newbold Verdon, owned and managed by David Barsby & Family. As a business G Seller & Co. Ltd are dedicated to providing the highest levels of bereavement care in the local community and fully appreciate that a reliable and respectful service is paramount for the families served. Joseph Barsby, Director of G. Seller & Co, said: “Family values are at the heart of everything we do, so we’re thrilled to be shortlisted for the Family Business Awards. It is fantastic recognition for us, especially as it acknowledges the support of our family business endeavours over the generations.“

“We are especially proud of our roots in Hinckley and the fact that we have been serving families in Hinckley and the surrounding areas for over 100 years. Today, we continue our tradition of a compassionate, attentive and professional funeral service, knowing that as a proud family business we strive to exceed expectations in all that we do and are proud to remain family owned to this day.“ “Now that we’ve been shortlisted, we’d be really grateful if everyone could take the time to vote for us.“

Paul Andrews, Founder and Managing Director of Family Business United, said: “We are delighted to be able to pull together such a vibrant bunch of family businesses, some that have succeeded for numerous generations and continue to thrive, and others that are relatively young but have great values at the heart of what they do.“

G. Seller & Co. Ltd is amongst 11 finalists in the Midlands category and results will be determined through a combination of a judging panel and an online vote for the People’s Choice Award, determined solely by the public.

To vote for Sellers, visit and select the Midlands category. As well as being in the running for the Midlands Family Business of the Year, all of the shortlisted firms are in with a chance of the highly coveted People’s Choice award as well as the ultimate crown, Family Business of the Year 2016. The winners will be crowned during an awards ceremony at the May Fair Hotel in London on June 2nd.

This was posted in Bdaily's Members' News section by Paul Andrews .

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