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Hertfordshire funeral director scoops international award

March 2nd, 2012    Author:

Claire Austin, managing director of Austin’s Funeral Directors in Hertfordshire, has won the SIFH (Selected Independent Funeral Homes) 2012 NextGen Professional of the Year award.

Claire, who is the tenth generation of her family to run Austin’s, picked up the award in recognition of her achievements as head of the 300 year old firm.  The judges were particularly impressed by Claire’s strong leadership and vision for the firm’s future which, since she took over as managing director in 2001, has resulted in: (more…)