first nomination is for the South West Family Business of the Year 2014.
In addition, they have also been shortlisted for the Property & Construction Family Business of the Year Award too.
The Family Business of the Year Awards were created to celebrate the UK family business sector, to recognise the diversity of family firms across the country and to celebrate the contribution that they make.
Family Business United is a leading resource for the sector, championing the cause and sharing best practice. These awards seek to showcase the best of British family firms, culminating in an awards reception in London.
Des Simmons, Managing Director of Bournecoast said; “We are astounded to be shortlisted for such prestigious awards. If we are successful, Bournecoast will automatically be nominated for the regional title which qualifies us for the national People’s Choice Award.”
The entry criteria is for family firms, irrespective of their size, that use their family nature and values to build successful businesses and represent great ambassadors for the sector as contenders for these awards.
To show your support and cast your vote, please visit familybusinessunited.com and then visit the South West region.
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In 2010 Bournecoast celebrated it’s 50th anniversary and has been family run since it’s inception when it was established by Major & June Webb in 1960. Keith Simmons MBE, the previous managing director and Major Webb’s son-in-law, was then joined by his son and daughters, Des Simmons, Veronica Strongman and Anita Smith, who now run the company with a team of eighteen staff.
Bournecoast Property Agents have extended their skill base within the ever changing property market and deal with providing self catering holiday accommodation, high quality short term lets (for example to tenants), long term lets and are also an estate agency for people wishing to buy or sell their property locally.
Over the past 50 years Bournecoast has invested in a skilled workforce, ensuring each member of the team enjoys dealing with people and property whilst ensuring their knowledge of the whole property market is second to none, providing advantage over most local agents.
AE Marketing Solutions is run by Alexandra Eaton, Chartered Marketer.
Alex specialises in working within the property and construction industry in Bournemouth, London and Essex.
She has over 20 years experience in the marketing arena and prior to that worked for property companies in the West End of London.
AE Marketing Solutions was formed in 2009.