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News: Rhythm Time Wins National Business Award

Laura Barker - Winner of Small Business of the Year 2019

Laura Barker, Rhythm Time Franchisee for Newcastle upon Tyne, has won Small Business of the Year 2019 in the prestigious Family Network Business Recognition National Awards.


Laura, who runs music classes for babies andtoddlers across Newcastle upon Tyne is delighted with her award. " I am absolutely over the moon to have won this award! Setting up my own franchise business has allowed me to juggle a successful career whilst having the flexibility to enjoy family life with my young children. It has been a dream come true and achieving recognition from The Family Network at the awards ceremony really is the icing on the cake! It truly makes all the hard work feel like it has paid off and I am very proud of all of my team. I’m so excited about the future and how the business can grow even bigger,” she quotes.


Kathy Doolan, Founder & Managing Director of Rhythm Time quotes “I am so proud and delighted for Laura who has been recognised in these important business awards. Early music making unlocks every childs potential, and our network of amazing dedicated franchisees make such a difference by nurturing the children in their local communities. I'm extremely proud of each and every one of them," quotes Kathy.


The Family Network has over 20 branches in the UK and supports mums, dads, and families in business with FREE networking events and affordable workshops. They provide online and offline support and they do not charge membership fees which means people can attend when they want. This is the 6th year they have hosted their National Business Awards to recognise hard-working families across the UK.


The winners were announced at a black-tie awards ceremony on Saturday 23 of March at DoubleTree Hilton (Docklands) in London where they also raised vital funds for Woman’s Aid on the night.


For more information about Laura’s Rhythm Time music classes for babies and toddlers, visit our website. For further information on The Family Network please visit The Family Network or contact the Co-Director Laura Morris on 07909 534000.


Would you love to go to work with a smile on your face? Why not join our fantastic team of Rhythm Time Franchisees, find out more at Rhythm Time Franchising or call 0121 711 4224.

Posted: 27th Mar 2019

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