Last week marked the return of the annual South West Business and Community Awards ceremony, which celebrated the region’s most ambitious, inspirational and exciting businesses, charities and individuals.
We were delighted to sponsor the Business of the Year category, huge congratulations to Beauty Oasis Spa.
The stars of the ceremony were undoubtedly the Awards winners:
Business of the Year – Sponsored by Henry Howard Finance Group
Beauty Oasis Spa (pictured above with Matt Jones, Head of Asset Finance at Henry Howard Finance)
SME of the Year – Sponsored by C&D Recruitment
Start-up of the Year – Sponsored by Basepoint Business Centres
The Cricklade Club
Male Entrepreneur of the Year – Sponsored by The Business Exchange
Female Entrepreneur of the Year – Sponsored by Jackie Chappell
Young Entrepreneur of the Year – Sponsored by Excalibur
Networker of the Year – Sponsored by RedHead PR
Apprentice of the Year – Sponsored by Higher Futures
Leisure & Tourism of the Year – Sponsored by Red Virtual Office
Dorset County Museum
Charity of the Year – Sponsored by Latcham Direct
Waste Not Want Not
Outstanding Contribution to the Community Award – Sponsored by Jelf Insurance
Royston Dowling & Bryon Davis
Lifetime Achievement Award – Sponsored by Aspen Waite
Steve Nell from Swindon Wildcats Ice Hockey
Employer of the Year – Sponsored by Jelf Insurance
Grip It Fixings
Special Recognition Awards – Sponsored by The Double Tree by Hilton, Swindon Town FC, Excalibur, New World Insights
John Simpson – for services to the community and local charity.
Monty Halls – for services to the global planet, ensuring protection for future generations.
The Gurkhas – for services to the country and local community.