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We’re in the finals! Open Study College and Wiggles & Giggles Day Nursery, shortlisted for ‘Fastest Growing Family Business’ award.

(L-R) Samantha Rutter, Mark Rutter, Lisa Rutter and Shawna Baker (nee Rutter)

Open Study College and Wiggles & Giggles Day Nursery, both based on Birmingham Business Park, have been shortlisted for a Midlands Family Business Award.

Talking about the award, Samantha Rutter, Chief Operating Officer at Open Study College said “We are delighted to announce that Open Study College and Wiggles & Giggles Day Nursery have been shortlisted in the ‘Fastest Growing Family Business’ category.  It’s particularly fitting as we celebrated the 10th anniversary of the college this month and our new day nursery is also heading towards full capacity for the autumn term.”

The Midlands Family Business Awards are the UK’s only independent not-for-profit awards for family businesses. Each year the Awards recognise and reward success across a range of 10 categories, each judged by an independent panel. The awards recognise the diversity, strength and depth of family firms across the Midlands.

Mark Rutter added:  “Being shortlisted for these awards is a huge honour.  As a business, we pride ourselves on family values and we look forward celebrating with our team and the other finalists. ”

Winners will be announced at a glittering awards ceremony at the Velodrome at Derby Arena on 9th November.


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