Fuller, Smith and Turner Are Top of The Hops
Chiswick brewer crowned 'Pub Company of the Year' and ‘Best UK Family Business'
Chiswick based brewer Fuller, Smith & Turner was crowned Managed Pub Company of the Year and Tenanted Pub Company of the Year at The Publican Newspaper Awards, held this week.
The awards recognise the licensees and pub companies that have stood out from their peers over the past 12 months. To win both the main pub company titles is a real accolade and is testament to Fuller’s high standards and the quality of its people.
Simon Emeny, Fuller’s Inns managing director, said, “To win both the Managed and Tenanted titles is an outstanding achievement and a credit to the fantastic team of people I work with at Fuller’s.
“The pub industry is facing increasingly difficult times and winning awards like this helps to remind our teams both in the pubs and head office that we are the best at what we do – and that we need to continue to be the best."
The Coutts Prize for Family Business recognises the best run family businesses in England and Wales. Jonathan Haggar, Regional Chairman of the Coutt's evaluation committee commented,“As a successful fourth, firth and sixth generation family business, and London’s last remaining family brewer and pub owner, the things that impressed the evaluation committee about Fuller Smith & Turner PLC included:
Michael Turner, Chairman of Fuller, Smith and Turner said, “We are really proud, as London’s last traditional family brewers to receive this wonderful accolade.”
March 21, 2008