Derbyshire Business Awards

We are delighted to be able to announce the finalists ofthe Nottinghamshire Business Awards 2021. The annoucement can be viewed here.

We want this year's Business Awards to be a celebration of business and the resilience they have shown in the last 18 months.

We are hoping that everyone will be able to join us at the Gala Dinner in November.

Selected winners on the night will go on to the national BCC awards.

Awards Categories


Business Improvement through Technology

Air IT logoThis award recognises organisations that have integrated technology into the way they work, to help them grow their business.

The finalists are:

  • Forsyth Barnes
  • NT Voice and Data Solutions
  • Performance Networks
  • Ryley Wealth Management

Community ImpactBreeze corporate finance

This award recognises businesses, charities and social enterprises that have Corporate Social Responsibility as a key part of their planning.

The finalists are:

  • Maggie’s Nottingham
  • Nottingham Forest Community Trust
  • Rene House
  • RideWise
  • TTK Confectionery

Outstanding Growth

This award is open to businesses of all sizes and rewards those that have experienced exceptional growth in sales, profit, market share, jobs or international trade.

The finalists are:

  • Air IT
  • CCM Group
  • Eight Days a Week Print Solutions
  • Forsyth Barnes
  • TTK Confectionery

Collaboration Award

Motorcycle FuneralsWe are looking for organisations which have worked together for a common goal. This award is for organisations that have combined their skills to demonstrate what can be achieved by working together. 

The finalists are:

  • Arc Partnership
  • Love My Town Group
  • Maggie’s Nottingham
  • Rotheras

 


Environmental Impact 

The Environmental Impact Award will be awarded to an organisation which has put environmental sustainability at the core of its business.

The finalists are:

  • JG Pears
  • Plastek UK
  • RideWise
  • Shredall SDS Group

Commitment to People Development

QTS logoThe winner of this award will showcase a commitment to the development of staff through the promotion of a learning and development culture and employee wellbeing.

The finalists are:

  • CCM Group
  • Plastek UK
  • Portland College
  • R.E.A.L Education
  • Ryley Wealth Management

Apprentice of the Yearema training logo

The Apprentice of the Year category celebrates the business leaders of the future. The award recognises the rising stars of business who have made an outstanding contribution to the organisation they work in.

The finalists are:

  • Amie Betteridge - Fidler & Pepper Lawyers
  • Joshua Ruthven – Page Kirk
  • Martin Cull – Page Kirk
  • Megan Langley – SourceCloud

Entrepreneur of the Year

Eversheds SutherlandThis Award recognises a dynamic and creative business leader.

The finalists are:

  • Trent Peek – CCM Group
  • Richard Fletcher – Ignys
  • Rebecca Bull – My HR Hub
  • Iwona Lebiedowicz – PAB Languages Centre
  • Faye Harding – The FE People

Education and Business Partnership

University of NottinghamAimed at schools, colleges and further education providers that engage effectively with business, this award recognises those which can demonstrate partnership working with local businesses and how they help pupils develop crucial employability skills valued by employers.

The finalists are:

  • Access Training East Midlands
  • R.E.A.L Education
  • The Futures Group

Excellence in Customer Service

8 days a week logo Recognising organisations with a focus on customer service and care, this award has been designed for businesses which can demonstrate excellence and a commitment to exceeding customer expectations.

The finalists are:

  • KuKu Connect
  • Plastek UK
  • Ryley Wealth Management
  • SourceCloud
  • Voldi

Excellence in International Trade

DHL logoThis award recognises the strength of local businesses which trade internationally. Entrants must demonstrate how their objectives and strategies have generated significant and/or sustained increases in their international activity. 

The finalists are:

  • JG Pears
  • Mobile Air Traffic Control Systems
  • Plastek UK
  • Unic International

Small Business of the Year

NTUThis award - open to organisations employing up to 75 full-time members of staff - will go to a company that has achieved consistent growth backed by strong financial performance. Entrants will demonstrate current activity to grow market share and the effect this is having on business performance.

The finalists are:

  • CCM Group
  • Forsyth Barnes
  • PLM Global
  • TTK Confectionery
  • Unic International

Excellence in Innovation

This award recognises businesses that have used innovation to strengthen their business. Lots of businesses have had to change the way they do things and this award is for anyone who thought outside ofthe box to increase efficiencies.

The finalists are:

  • Affari Media
  • Home Curtains (UK)
  • KuKu Connect
  • Performance Networks

 


Business of the Year

MazarsThe Business of the Year award sponsored by Mazars is chosen by the judges from the winners of the other individual award categories.

The business of the year will be awarded to a business which has shown excellence in their field and is an exemplar to all other businesses within Nottinghamshire.

It will showcase the quality of businesses and the expertise within the county. 

 

 


Thank you to all our sponsors for their support, involvement and engagement. It is much appreciated.

Business of the Year Sponsor

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Creative Sponsor

 

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Become a partner

Becoming a partner in the awards is a great way to get involved and align your brand to our keystone activity.

There are a range of opportunities to suit businesses of all sizes and budgets. 

Why not give our Partnerships Manager Sanjib Sahota a call on 07776 596889 or email Sanjib.Sahota@emc-dnl.co.uk.