An Award Winning Year for Nicholsons Brings Another Exciting Announcement
Nicholsons are celebrating their 40th birthday this month. We have come a long way since the 5-acre plot established in 1979 by Roderick Nicholson. In 1987, Nicholsons moved to The Park, where we remain to this day. Roderick’s son Niel joined in 1992, and his wife, Liz, followed shortly after in 1997. With Roderick now in happy retirement, Liz and Niel comprise two of the five directors at the company – and in this, the company’s 40th year, they have lots to celebrate…!
They say good news comes in threes, which has certainly been the case for Nicholsons in 2019! First, at the Cherwell Business Awards, we took the title of ‘Established Business Award’, quickly followed by the ‘Natwest Large Business Award’ as part of the Oxfordshire Business Awards. In the past week, we are delighted to announce that Liz has won the prestigious ‘Business Woman of the Year’ award from the Banbury Women in Business Awards – sponsored by Jamie Briggs Removals & Storage Limited.
The Banbury Women in Business Awards team said they were looking for women in business who had implemented strategic business plans to achieve growth and improve profitability, actively taken steps to exceed customer expectations and who had raised their organisation’s profile. With more women in the running than any previous years, Liz successfully made it to the shortlist of 3 finalists before being announced as the winner on 24th September. In a statement, Julie (Director at sponsor Jamie Briggs) said,
‘We were delighted to award Liz Nicholson, Managing Director of Nicholsons as ‘Banbury Business Woman of the Year’. She was closely followed up by Helen Wright from 9:3 and Christina Nawrocki from Wellers.
Liz has an excellent successful business model in place with strong, transparent goals and a clear vision statement for her ‘family’ of employees. It was quite obvious that Liz leads by example and is passionate about the environment and giving back to the community both at home and abroad. I was truly inspired and humbled by Liz’s intelligence, foresight and forward-thinking strategies and have no doubt that her business will continue to go from strength to strength. A very worthy winner. Congratulations from Jamie Briggs Removals and Storage Ltd.’
As a great next stage, Nicholsons are excited to become a sponsor of the 2020 Cherwell Business Awards. We will be sponsoring and judging the ‘Charity & Community’ category, which fits perfectly into the company ethos and values.