Midlands based waste and recycling business, Willshee’s, has been recognised as a Top 200 UK women-powered business by global private bank J. P. Morgan in its annual business report.
Achieving 59th place in the UK Women-Powered Business Report, Willshee’s is the largest independent waste and recycling company in the East Midlands region, providing domestic, industrial and commercial waste solutions for nearly 40 years.
To compile the report J.P. Morgan analysed 13,255 high-growth UK companies that are founded, led, managed or owned by women, and ranks the top 200 companies based on growth in sales, headcount and valuation. The report spotlights female-founded businesses, those that are led by women, have a management team of at least 50% women, or are majority owned by women.
Commenting on the recognition Maria Willshee, a founding Director of Willshee’s Waste & Recycling said:
“We are all very proud to receive this independent recognition from J. P. Morgan which is a very important milestone in our four decades of helping our customers to manage and recycle their waste sustainably.
“It’s part of our long-term vision to continue to build a diverse and inclusive workforce as we look to accelerate our growth across the Midlands.”
To read the J. P. Morgan UK Women-Powered Business Report 2023 visit: Top200_Women-Powered_Businesses_2023.pdf (jpmprivatebank.com).
L to R: Karen Roberts – SHEQ Manager, Sharon Erden – Weighbridge Operator and Planner, Maria Willshee – Director, Clare Cruddas, Willshee’s Aggregates – Sales and Logistics Manager, Jenna Willshee – Office Manager, Sue Purnell – Technical Compliance Manager, Karina Jackevica – Accounts Assistant