Merseyside Sisters Win National Business Award – The Winners of the 2023 Enterprise Vision Awards.

On Friday 29 September, the Winter Gardens in Blackpool was the stunning venue for the UK’s largest female focussed business awards; the Enterprise Vision Awards.

 

Female powerhouses, trailblazers and innovators showcased outstanding female entrepreneurship from all four corners of Great Britain. The atmosphere was electric and the feel good factor was off the scale with the camaraderie and support shown for all the finalists.

 

Now in its twelfth year, the EVAS are a beacon for women who are driving change to showcase their successes and achievements. From nominations to the ceremony, opportunities are signposted along the way to help both entrants and sponsors make valuable connections and open doors to opportunities to grow their business.

 

Sisters Andrea and Charlotte Fogg of Maria Fogg Family Law beat six other finalists to win the 2023 Enterprise Vision Awards Family Business Award. Since their mother’s death 5 years ago, Maria Fogg Family Law has worked with domestic violence agencies and women’s refuges to provide 3,000+ vulnerable families with the legal services to obtain safety. By overcoming difficult challenges they have become an incredibly resilient family business that cares for the community. The judges said that they showcased strong values and entrepreneurship and demonstrated a turnover that has grows by 207% and a threefold staffing increase. By thinking outside the box they are following in their beloved mother’s footsteps.

 

Andrea Fogg said “The whole EVAs experience has been empowering, joyful, uplifting, inspiring, supportive and life changing, we are eternally grateful for being a part of it.”

 

Heather Waters, Regional Enterprise Manager, Manchester of NatWest said “NatWest has been a proud partner of the Enterprise Vision Awards for a decade and once again it illustrated the optimism, energy and potential that female led businesses offer. Female entrepreneurship places a crucial role in the success of the UK economy and these awards help showcase the talent that is based here and the opportunities that exist. Importantly, the awards also an opportunity to showcase that success – and let others here their story. Every nominee, finalist and winner should be proud of their achievements.”

 

Coral Horn, founder of the EVAS said “We’re here to champion women in business, from startups to global brands, charities to industrial giants, the EVAS brings together supporters of female entrepreneurship to empower and inspire. All generations came together to show their appreciation and there were children present who were inspired by their amazing mothers – maybe we’ll see some of them on the EVAS stage in the future!”

 

Maria Fogg Family Law have had a brilliant year so far winning 5 National Business Awards and are currently shortlisted at the Liverpool Law Society Awards in 3 categories Raising Star Award, Outstanding Family Team Award and Firm of the Year (1-99).