Rich is a multi award winning entrepreneur. He has been awarded and nomminated for awards both locally, nationally and internationally. Below are details of some of these awards and nominations.


2011, Independent on Sunday Happy List

An antidote to The Times Rich List, the IoS Happy List recognises 100 people who make Britain a better and a happier place to live.


High Sheriff of West Yorkshire Award


Honorary Fellow, Bradford College

The award of Honorary Fellow is the highest accolade that the Bradford College can bestow on a person. It is given to individuals distinguished by their outstanding contribution to their fields, the College or the City of Bradford. The earliest recipients were the Earl of Athlone KG in 1933 and Lord Harewood KG in 1935.

Bradford Colege has recently conferred the fellowship on the following remarkable people: Balbir Panesar; Harry Gration MBE; Yvonne McGregor MBE; Steve Abbott; Amanda Neville; Paul Hudson; Dr Ingrid Rosce; Bishop Nick Baines; Paul Mackie; Khlaid Al-Hamar; Megna Ghai Puri; Rich Jones; Kay Mellor OBE; Gaynor Faye; Mohammed Aslam MBE; Eur Ing Dr Phebe Mann; Darren Baker; Imtaz Khaliq MBE; Gerry Sutcliffe; Christa Ackroyd; Baroness Eaton DBE, DL.


JCI, UK: Ten Outstanding Young People Award

(‘Humanitarian Leadership’)

The TOYP Awards recognise socially responsible leaders like Rich Jones, who motivate their peers to seek excellence and serve others.

Since 1983, JCI has honoured over 200 individuals from 47 nations. Past recipients of national awards include: John F. Kennedy, Henry Kissinger, Elvis Presley and many more, all named before the age of 40 and before they had achieved national prominence.

Previous award winners have represented the heights of progress in numerous human endeavours. Many have gone on to even greater achievements. All have continued to serve humanity in a great variety of ways.

By recognizing these people, JCI raises the status of socially responsible leaders in this world. The honourees motivate their peers to seek excellence and serve others. Their stories of discovery, determination and ingenuity inspire young people to be better leaders and create better societies.

With 10 award categories, was delighted to scoop the TOYP Award in the ‘Humanitarian Leadership’ category.


JCI, Global: Ten Outstanding Young People Honouree (TOYP)

Through innovative actions, extraordinary achievement and dedication to serving others, the JCI Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the World (JCI TOYP) Honorees create sustainable impact in their communities and across the globe. Each year, JCI honours ten outstanding young people accross the globe under the age of 40. These young active citizens exemplify the spirit of the JCI Mission and provide exemplary service to their communities, serving as honorable young active citizens.

Along with the final judging panel, JCI members and active citizens around the world voted online to select the 2018 JCI TOYP Honorees. Ten young active citizens are selected to receive this honour for exceptional service, creativity and the positive change they have created in their communities and the world.

The 10 honourees are nominated by the national JCI body of the country they represent, each hnouree will have already been awarded a national TOYP award within their country and will have been pitched against the 9 other award winners for nomination as a global honouree.