HMG Paints wins Corporate Social Responsibility Award

Family Business HMG Paints Ltd has won the Corporate Social Responsibility Award at the 10thannual British Coatings Federation Awards evening.

This is the second time HMG has taken home this award since the CSR Award’s inaugural year in 2017.

Held at the Radisson Blu Hotel, East Midlands Airport, the evening saw a record number of entries for each award category with new categories launched including Apprentice of the Year, in which Shannon Williams of HMG Paints Ltd was a finalist amongst other impressive entries of rising stars in the industry.

Corporate Social Responsibility is at the heart of HMG’s culture and the business continue to improve on efforts to support the local community and charities, involving the whole company in activities to raise vital funds and support worthwhile causes.

“We are astonished to have won this award for the second time and against such tough competition. It is great to see the industry making their mark and focusing heavily on Corporate Social Responsibility. We are humbled to be recognised above the rest in this area,” said Gracienne Ikin, Digital Sales and Communications Manager, HMG Paints Ltd.

HMG Paints Marketing Manager, Stephen “Paddy” Dyson was a finalist on the evening in the Young Leader of the Year category for this continued dedication to the development of peers and his efforts launching a digital transformation of the family business.

Stephen has worked at HMG since leaving school, coming up to 16 years of service.

This year Stephen became the youngest, non-family member of the Senior Management Board.

This win follows the recent success of HMG Paints Ltd winning the Business of the Year at the Manchester Evening News Awards and Finance Director, Candice Brett, who was named Finance Director of the Year at the North West Finance Awards.

To read more about the full list of winners from the British Coatings Federation Awards evening visit

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