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Business Leader Awards winners revealed


Business Leader Magazine is delighted to announce the winners for the 2014 North Somerset Business Awards.

The winners were showcased at a gala dinner held at Double Tree Hilton, Cadbury House.

World-famous entrepreneur Michelle Mone OBE was the host on the evening.

A panel of ten judges from a wide range of business professions independently judged the entries, as part of a rigorous process.

World-famous entrepreneur Michelle Mone OBE was the host on the evening.

A panel of ten judges from a wide range of business professions independently judged the entries, as part of a rigorous process.

The winners are listed below.

Business in the Community

Finalists: Weston Hospicecare, North Somerset Enterprise Agency, Alliance Homes.

Winner: Alliance Homes

Green Business of the Year

Finalists: Siniat, Lambtrad Ltd, Britannia Windows.

Winner: Siniat

Customer Excellence Award

Finalists: Touts Budgens, Castelan Group, Belvoir Lettings.

Winner: Castelan Group

Innovation of the Year

Finalists: Powervamp, Weston Hospice, Raj Architects.

Winner: Powervamp

Marketing & Promotion

Finalists: Weston College, Pure Comms, Siniat.

Winner: Weston College

Employer of the Year

Finalists: Key Solutions, Castelan Group, Alliance Homes.

Winner: Alliance Homes

Sian Lloyd-Jones Award – businesses under two years old

Finalists: GB Recruitment, EWE Knit, Rachel J Homes.

Winner: GB Recruitment

Young Business Person of the Year

Finalists: Jonathan Tout – Tout Budgens, Gemma Day – Dowlas, Anna Pepler – HR Dept.

Winner: Jonathan Tout

Entrepreneur of the Year

Finalists: Nick Taplin – DoubleTree by Hilton, Kelly Hooper – The Barn, Dr Paul Phillips – Weston College.

Winner: Nick Taplin

Small Business of the Year

Finalists: The Barn, HR Dept, Turtle Tots.

Winner: The Barn

Business of the Year

Finalists: Knightstone Housing, Weston College, Lambtrad.

Winner: Knightstone Housing