The CAA had the honor to sponsor and attend the mumandworking awards this week hosted by Natwest at RBS in Bishopsgate, London.
mumandworking Awards are all about:
- Empowering parents to achieve their potential
- Realising the enormous commercial benefits of flexible working to employers and business owners
- Recognising the substantial contribution to the UK economy
- Supporting modern-day, family life
- Celebrating the importance of the UK's parent-preners
Many of the CAA members work very flexibly around other commitments so we were delighted to be part of this very inspiring event again along with 180 attendees and hear from Annabel Karmel, Caprice and the RBS Head of Enterprise, Julie Baker.
Many CAA members were also involved and Anne-Marie founder of diddidance and Sam Willoughby of What's On 4 and both CAA Founding Member were 2 of the judges, Morton Michel CAA Founding Member and Swimkidz were both category sponsors, Debbie Bird CAA Non-Executive Director was also a judge.
The CAA sponsored the Best use of technology or innovation within a family-friendly business Category and this is for any business/charity/company or operation utilising technology or new innovations to facilitate flexible working - APPS, multi-functional websites, online communication systems etc
Ian Sharland from Baby Sensory and CAA Founding Member presented the award on behalf of the CAA and our huge congratulations go to all the finalists:
- WINNER - First Aid for Life and Onlinefirstaid.com
- HIGHLY COMMENDED - NCT
- VIP FINALIST - Naturally Creative Ltd
- VIP FINALIST - The Baby Keepsake Company Ltd
In particular, congratulations to our CAA members - didn't they do well!
Finalist in Franchisor of the Year, Finalist Start Up Business of the Year
Baby Sensory - CAA Founding Member
Winner Franchisor of the Year, Winner Best International Flexible Business, Finalist Franchisee of the Year
Rhythm Time - CAA Founding Member
Highly Commended Franchisor of the Year, Winner Franchisee of the Year
Finalist in Franchisor of the Year, Highly Commended Most Inspiring Business Parent of the Year
Reading Fairy - CAA Fellowship Member
Finalist Start Up Business of the Year
diddidance - CAA Founding Member
Highly Commended Franchisee of the Year