Cheshire Business Awards

Award Categories, Sponsors & Shortlists

Executive Sponsors

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SAS Daniels LLP is supporting the Cheshire Business Awards for the seventh consecutive year. The leading North West law firm has four office locations across Cheshire, meaning they are committed to the awards and to encouraging regional investment that recognises and supports forward thinking businesses and individuals.

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SAS Daniels has one of the largest Corporate law teams in the region, headed up by Partner Jeremy Orrell, which works with organisations that are part of the development of Cheshire as a key destination for business excellence and growth. The firm is delighted that Cheshire is still a high growth area and a magnet for investment

The economic recovery is becoming more established and there are ever clearer signs of sustained growth among businesses throughout the region. A key reason for this is the ability of businesses to attract and retain a high quality workforce. Like many businesses SAS Daniels is keen to appoint the right people with the right skills and being located in Cheshire makes this readily achievable. Giving customers sustainable high quality service is paramount not only to SAS Daniels but also to businesses across all sectors.

The awards ceremony evening will bring together exceptional businesses and professionals to celebrate our thriving and growing regional business community and the team from SAS Daniels is looking forward to playing their part in that once again.


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Award Categories and Sponsors

    • Business Start Up Award

      If your business has beeb trading for less than 2 years why not enter this award and receive recognition for your hard work and determination? Our winner will be an entrepreneur who may have brought a fantastic new product to market, found a niche area to focus on or overcome all odds to achieve success. Tell us about your business, your market place, your performance and your future plans to win the recognition you deserve.

      Our 2016 finalists are:
      No Brainer Agency

      Download your TICKET BOOKING FORM here

    • Business of the Year (up to 10 employees)


      Whatever your trade, if you employ between 1 and 10 employees and can demonstrate achievements in your marketplace with evidence of an excellent business strategy, good financial performance and your potential for the future, enter the small business of the year.

      Our 2016 finalists are:
      Pink Spaghetti
      Lucy Quartermaine
      Beer Dock

      Download your TICKET BOOKING FORM here

    • Business of the Year (11 to 50 employees)


      Do you have a great business? If you employ between 11 and 50 employees and can demonstrate business excellence this is the award for you. The judges will be looking at your achievements, business strategy, financial performance and your potential for the future.

      Our 2016 finalists are:
      Land of Beds
      Plastic Card Services
      d3t Ltd

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    • Employer of the Year

      We are looking for the employers who can best demonstrate how their leadership and human resource policies support staff development, engagement and satisfaction creating a positive and supportive workplace with a well motivated and well trained team.  The winner of this award will be more than just a good company to work for, their culture will deliver commercial results and they will be an inspiration to other businesses.

      Our 2016 finalists are:
      Barlows UK Ltd
      Prism Solutions Ltd
      Everybody Sport and Recreation

      Download your TICKET BOOKINF FORM here

    • Apprenticeship Award

      Apprenticeships are good for both businesses and for individuals. They are an important way of improving the skills base in Cheshire and Warrington, giving young people opportunities beyond the classroom and providing local companies an opportunity to inspire and shape their future workforce. This award is open to any business in the region who has demonstrated a real commitment to training local young people through Apprenticeships, providing them with real work experience whilst being supported by workplace mentors.  Apprentices should have been actively engaged in the shaping of working practices and been offered a job on completion, ideally with a plan for further development and/or progression opportunities within the business.

      Our 2016 finalists are:
      There is no shortlist for this award this year, the judges have selected a winner from all of the businesses who entered the awards and the winner will be revealed at the awards ceremony.

      Download your TICKET BOOKING FORM here

    • Corporate Social Responsibility Award


      Does your business have schemes, initiatives or policies which have a positive impact on your local community?  Whether you provide employment opportunities for young or disadvantaged people, show unrivalled support for local charities or even contribute to community schemes, make sure you receive the recognition you deserve and enter this award.

      Our 2016 finalists are:
      Chester Race Company
      Hero Renewables
      Rhino Safety

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    • Green Business Award

      This award celebrates excellence in green practice, strategy and product. Has your business applied environmental policies in the workplace? Do your products or services make a positive contribution to the environment? Have you reduced your carbon footprint through efficiency management?  This category recognises a local business that shows evidence of a green ethos which has a commercial return for the business.

      Our 2016 finalists are:
      Cheshire Barn Homes
      Hero Renewables
      The Land Trust

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    • Judges’ Choice Award

      This award celebrates new ideas, processes, products, services, technologies and applications that have had an impact on an organisations success.  Judges will be looking for originality of the innovation, its impact, practicality of its application and the measurable benefits to the business.

      There is no shortlist for this award, the judges select a winner from all of the entries received and the winner will be revealed at the awards ceremony.

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    • Business Person of the Year


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      The Business Person of the year is a judges’ choice award and not open for entry.  The winner selected by the judges will be an individual who stands out from the crowd, has an entrepreneurial spirit, demonstrates outstanding achievement and inspires others around them.  The winner of this award will have been instrumental to the success of their business, growing the reputation of both their business and the region.

      Our 2016 winner will be revealed at the awards ceremony