2019 Finalists

The judges found the task quite challenging due to quality of nominations received, making this an extremely competitive process.

However the judges have deliberated and decided on the shortlist for this year’s awards as shown below:

Innovation Award
Concept 360
Magenta Trends Ltd
Portland College

People Development Award
Banner Jones Solicitors
Fidler & Pepper Lawyers
Staged AV

Community Contribution
Fidler & Pepper Lawyers
Four Seasons Shopping Centre
Let’s All Eat CIC
Mayborn Group

Customer Service Award
Premier Security 247 UK Ltd
Staged AV
Victoria Rose Hair & Beauty
White House Lettings

Apprentice of the Year
James Robert Bowler, Leaders Limited
Louis Cartledge, Premier Security 24/7 UK Ltd
Maddie Perry, Alexsa Beauty & Holistic Studio
Ross Walters, R.E.A.L. Education

Independent Retailer of the Year
Kitty’s Handmade
Larvin’s Larder
Magenta Trends Ltd
Sequin Walls UK
Victoria Rose Hair & Beauty

Leisure and Lifestyle Award
Kitty’s Handmade
thecompletecyclist.com Ltd

New Business of the Year
Cakefield Cakes Tea Room
English Rose Estate Agents
Sequin Walls UK
thecompletecyclist.com Ltd

Professional Services Award
Matthews and Tannert Limited
Premier Security 247 UK Ltd

Small Business of the Year
Alexsa Beauty & Holistic Studio
Linby Dog Grooming
The Enchanted Garden Day Nursery

Excellence in Manufacturing
To be announced at the awards ceremony

Charity of the Year
Ashfield Play Forum
Portland College

Business Person of the Year
Datsa Gaile, Sequin Walls UK
Gareth Fowkes, Premier Security 247 UK Ltd
Katie Cooper-Lewis, Concept 360
Nicola, De Lucis, Personnel Solutions (Midlands) Ltd
Sean O’ Connor, O’ Connor & Co Removals Limited

Lifetime Achievement
To be announced at the awards ceremony

2019 Business of the Year
To be announced at the awards ceremony