A COUNTY funeral directors has been given a prestigious regional award.

Jackson Family Funeral Directors, which has branches in Worcester, Malvern, Pershore and Upton, was given the "Highly Commended" award at the Federation of Small Businesses awards. The awards celebrate excellence in community, company culture, work ethic and commitment to industry.

Matthew Jackson, managing director and funeral director at Jackson Family Funeral Directors, said: “It was a real honour to receive the ‘Highly Commended’ Award at the FSB Awards last Friday.

"With so many inspiring small businesses in the room we were thrilled to receive this award. As we have recently joined the FSB as members, we would like to thank them for all their assistance and we look forward to getting involved in future events.

"Of course none of this would be possible without the hard work of our teams in our four branches across Worcestershire, plus the local community who have supported our family business from the start - thank you."

READ MORE: Behind the Business - Jackson Family Funeral Directors

The West Midlands final, which took place on Friday, March 6 at the Marriott Forest of Arden in Warwickshire, was host to the FSB Awards that celebrates outstanding achievements by small businesses across the region.

Jackson Family Funeral Directors was established in March 2018 with more than 100 years between them in the team. Now one of the very few family owned, independent funeral directors in Worcestershire, they provide a unique service to the local community, providing both traditional and modern funeral services.

Having a caring, first class service, Jackson understand that supporting loved ones at a very difficult time helps bring communities together to aid the healing process.

The Worcester News previously featured Jackson Family Funeral Directors in our Behind the Business series.

For more information regarding Jackson Family Funeral Director’s new award, please call 01386 552724 or alternatively email marketing@jacksonfamilyfunerals.com.