THE team at Devon’s New Wave Marine are celebrating after winning the South & South West business of the Year award in central London last night.

Jason Parsons, managing directotor of New Wave Marine, said: “We were voted by the public online, and very honoured toto have received this accolade by Family Business United, who champions UK businesses on the domestic and world stages.”

Over 200 family business leaders of all sizes and sectotors from across the UK attended the event, at the Mayfair Hotel in the heart of London.

Paul Andrews, founder and managing directotor of Family Business United, said: “We are delighted toto celebrate the vital contribution that family businesses like New Wave Marine contribute toto the UK economy.”

“We had a diverse selection of entries from around the country. The innovation, investment, passion and pride are evident and was on show at the London awards. We have much toto celebrate and that it continues toto support many families and the communities in which they operate,” said Mr Andrews.