Please see below the list of our 2020 Winners!
JOINT WINNERS: Cotswold Fayre Ltd & Warburton Building Services Ltd
Judges Comments: Too difficult to choose between the two!
Cotsworld Fayre Ltd – Very successful business model. Great that they aspire to be “best in the world” and are prepared to be measured regularly. First UK retailer to declare carbon neutrality is an outstanding achievement. Great growth and financial profile – obviously a great place to work, and generous to charities.
Warburton Building Services Ltd: An established family firm that provides consistently high standards of service. Well respected within their industry and sector with a bright focus / outlook for their future.
Award Sponsored by Aston Bond
Ann Mumby took her vast experience within the care industry and launched her own business to provide high standard live-in care. Through her vision and leadership many lives are positively impacted on a daily basis.
Award Sponsored by Digity UK
Clean Green Living
Judges Comments: Seeing a need within the market they have developed a strong and ethical product Range, providing a new service, and overall supporting their client’s wellbeing. Very positive and strong Health Focus!
Award Sponsored by Regal Court
JOINT WINNERS: Jodie Pope & Charlie Hiscox
Judges Comments: Too difficult to decide between these two worthy winners. Jodie has triumphed and succeeded in a male dominated industry. Charlie setting up successful business doing health and awareness, providing exercise in a fun manner.
Award Sponsored By Sheridan Maine – Accountancy & Finance Recruitment Specialists
Judges Comments: 100% growth in year on year for many years with a hugely impressive profit margin. Impressed with the recognition of needing to bring in a CEO to continue the growth meant they were the standout entry.
Award Sponsored By HR Dept Reading
Warburton Building Services Ltd
Judges Comments: A truly rare company in current times. A family firm with all it’s staff employed directly in these times of Zero hour contracts and subbies. And over 30 apprentices!! Such a well-deserved nomination.
Award Sponsored By Thomas International
Judges Comments: It takes something special to be somewhere on work experience and stand out enough for your potential to be recognised. Lewis has obviously worked very hard – starting at the bottom, learning the ropes showing aptitude and commitment. He has proved himself and earned his Apprenticeship and this nomination.
Award Sponsored by Prospectus IT Recruitment
Play2Give - Andrew Baker
Judges Comments: The work that you are doing on a daily basis is changing, transforming and saving lives locally, with a particular focus on children, health and disability charities!
Award Sponsored by Gleeson Property Maintenance
Helen & Douglas House
We are overwhelmed with the work that this charity does for local terminally ill children and their families. Through their vital work families can create happy memories in their last days, weeks, months or years together.. thank you!
Award Sponsored by Green Park Maple Tree
Dame Steve Shirley
A child refugee, technology pioneer smashing through the glass ceiling as a woman in a man’s world, helping so countless others, and donating through philanthropy much of her wealth. Truly Dame Shirley has made her life one worth saving, we say Thank You!
Award Sponsored by Aspen Waite
Judges Comments: Robin has a vast and highly successful career leading and transforming some of the UK’s biggest brands (Waitrose, John Lewis, Kurt Geiger, Boots, Watch shop). He is a highly respected and digital pioneer within his industry.
Award Sponsored by Jackie Chappell