Business Leader Magazine is delighted to announce the finalists for the 2014 North Somerset Business Awards.
The winners will be unveiled at a gala dinner held at Double Tree Hilton, Cadbury House, on Thursday September 25, from 6pm until late.
World-famous entrepreneur Michelle Mone OBE is 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.
Andrew Scott, Managing Director of Business Leader comments: “Just as last year the number and quality of entries received was impressive. Thank you to all who entered and put in so much effort and thank you also to the judges who put in so much effort going through the entries.”
The nominations for each Award are as follows, in no particular order:
Business in the Community
Weston Hospicecare, North Somerset Enterprise Agency, Alliance Homes
Green Business of the Year
Siniat, Lambtrad Ltd, Britannia Windows
Customer Excellence Award
Touts Budgens, Castelan Group, Belvoir Lettings
Innovation of the Year
Powervamp, Weston Hospice, Raj Architects
Marketing & Promotion
Weston College, Pure Comms, Siniat
Employer of the Year
Key Solutions, Castelan Group, Alliance Homes
Sian Lloyd-Jones Award – businesses under two years old
GB Recruitment, EWE Knit, Rachel J Homes
Young Business Person of the Year
Jonathan Tout – Tout Budgens, Gemma Day – Dowlas, Anna Pepler – HR Dept
Entrepreneur of the Year
Nick Taplin – DoubleTree by Hilton, Kelly Hooper – The Barn, Dr Paul Phillips – Weston College
Small Business of the Year
The Barn, HR Dept, Turtle Tots
Business of the Year
Knightstone Housing, Weston College, Lambtrad