North West law firm SAS Daniels LLP is delighted to announce the winners of the 2013 Cheshire Business Awards, following its sponsorship and the ten year anniversary of the awards. The winners were presented with their awards by Lucy Meacock of Granada Reports on Friday night at Chester racecourse, where over 300 guests celebrated the cream of Cheshire’s business community.
The night saw a total of twelve awards given to victors in a range of categories. Kaye Whitby, a partner and head of the firm’s Chester office and commercial team, said “We are delighted to have been able to support the Cheshire Business Awards. It is of vital importance that we celebrate the fantastic work so many businesses are doing in the region, and I expect to see some of this year’s winners become the stars of the future.”
The SAS Daniels LLP Business of the Year Award (11 – 50 employees) was awarded to Global Adventure Challenges Ltd, an organisation that helps people take part in worldwide charity challenges.
The Cheshire West and Chester Council and Blue Orchid Business Start-Up award went to LearnerVerse, an online learning resource, whilst The Trinity Mirror Cheshire Customer Focus Award was given to the Canal and River Trust, Anderton Boat Lift.
The Scottish Power Business of the Year (up to 10 employees) went to Cube Surveys Ltd whilst the Metronet (UK) Business of the Year Award (over 50 employees) was awarded to UK Container Maintenance.
The Cheshire East Council Corporate Social Responsibility Award was won by to Daulby Read Insurance Brokers, whilst the Mersey Forest Green Business Award went to 20:20 Mobile Group Ltd.
The Trinity Mirror Cheshire Employer of the Year was awarded to GHA Livigunn Limited.
For those businesses focusing on developing young talent, the Inspiring Apprenticeships Cheshire and Warrington Award went to Unipart Rail Ltd and the Bentley Motors Young Business Person of the Year Award, went to Terry Hearfield of Aspect Construction Contracts.
The ceremony concluded with two special presentations, the Judges Choice Award which was awarded to Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre and the Click Consult Business Person of the Year Award which went to Chris Naylor of Peckforton Castle.
The 2013 awards were a resounding success, with a 36% increase in entries compared to the previous year, which highlights the growing strength of business in the county.