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Thumbsie® a “shining example of excellence”

Thumbsie® has been described as a “shining example of excellence” and as a company that has “transformed lives” following a recent awards triumph.

The South East Star Award of Excellence recognises outstanding achievement by businesses within the south east and is an excellent addition to our growing list of awards.

The company behind the awards, E2 Media, were especially impressed by our “exceptional dedication, unwavering commitment to customers, and the positive impact we have had on countless families across the UK.

As a business which is family-run and seeks to benefit other families, it is always particularly important for us to be praised for our community and family-focused ethos.

The awards organisers also praised our “commitment to excellence and the well-being of children.” What a wonderful thing to hear!

Awards of Excellence 2023


This award is the latest in a long line of accolades won by Thumbsie® and our founder, Jo Bates.

Over the summer months, Jo was named Health & Wellbeing Businesswoman of the Year at the Women in Business Awards and Thumbsie® won Small Business of the Year at the UK Small Business Awards. Jo was also shortlisted for the prestigious Great British Entrepreneur Awards, set to take place in November.

And that’s just this year! In previous years, Thumbsie® has won prizes at the MadeForMums Awards, Dental Industry Awards and Family Network National Awards.

Of course, it is brilliant to be recognised for our achievements as a product, but above all it is so important to know that we have brought happiness and positivity to families. That’s why the very best pieces of recognition are thereviews we get from delighted parents.

You can read more of the Award of Excellence commendation below:

“Thumbsie Ltd’s impact on the lives of people in the UK cannot be overstated. They have not only helped children overcome thumb and finger-sucking habits but have also alleviated the worries and stress of parents who want the best for their children’s oral health. The company’s dedication to improving oral health outcomes has saved families from potential dental issues, making a lasting, positive impact on countless lives.”

“Thumbsie Ltd stands as a shining example of excellence in the thumb and finger guard industry. Their unwavering dedication to improving the lives of children and families in the UK by helping them break the thumb and finger-sucking habit is nothing short of commendable.”

“We wholeheartedly congratulate Thumbsie Ltd on receiving the Award of Excellence, a recognition that is not only well-deserved but also a testament to their tireless efforts and positive impact on the oral health and well-being of countless children. Through their family-run values, innovative solutions, and personalised approach, Thumbsie Ltd has not only changed habits but transformed lives.”


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