Davies + Scothorn – Winner of ‘ The Most Promising New Start-up. Staffordshire Chamber Business Awards

“Staffordshire businesses win big at a prestigious awards ceremony Thursday evening saw more than 400 guests gather to celebrate Staffordshire County’s business success stories. The annual black-tie Staffordshire Business Awards held at the Staffordshire County Showground attended by finalists, sponsors, and local media, saw a huge variety of businesses that highlighted the cultural innovation in Staffordshire. This year saw 16 awards handed out, with S & I Groundworks receiving the most prestigious award of all – Business of the Year! The evening showcased the valuable contributions both businesses and individuals continue to make towards local and national businesses based in Staffordshire.

Sara Williams, Chief Executive at Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, said: “This year we have seen a number of exceptional entries for this year’s awards, which made judging across the board very difficult. More than other years this has showcased the innovation, spirit, creativity, and ingenuity which should be applauded and supported across the whole of the county.

The evening was a true celebration of all things Staffordshire using locally manufactured awards and food and drinks sourced from Staffordshire farms and suppliers. Thank you to all of our sponsors and to everyone who entered the awards. Many congratulations to all of our winners and finalists.”

The full list of winners is as follows:

• Most Promising New Start-up sponsored by Grindeys Solicitors – Davies Scothorn

• Digital Award sponsored by Synetics Solutions– Enlighten

• Retail, Leisure, Culture and Tourism Award sponsored by Stoke-on-Trent City Council –Uttoxeter Racecourse

• International Trade Award sponsored by The Department for International Trade –Addmaster (UK) Ltd

• Science, Technology and Innovation Award sponsored by The University of Wolverhampton – Semantics 21 Ltd

• Science, Technology and Innovation Award sponsored by The University of Wolverhampton – The Wool Packaging Company Ltd – Woolcool

• Environment / Low Carbon Award sponsored by Keele University – Innovative Testing Solutions Ltd

• Charity Employee of the Year sponsored by PSR – Adrian Tilstone, YMCA North Staffordshire

• Employee of the Year sponsored by PSR – Emma Candlin, JHPS Gardens Ltd

• Young Employee/Apprentice of the Year sponsored by Stoke on Trent & Staffordshire Enterprise Partnership – Reece Poole, North Staffs Engineering Group Training Association Ltd

• Small Business of the Year sponsored by Stoke on Trent & Staffordshire Growth Hub –Access Covers Ltd

• Medium/ Large Business of the Year sponsored by Dains Accountants – AP Webb Plant Hire Ltd

• Professional Services of the Year sponsored by finest – Prosurv Consult Limited

• Manufacturer of the Year sponsored Michelin – James T. Blakeman and Co. Ltd

• Employer of the Year sponsored by NSCG – The Hanley Economic Building Society

• Business of the Year sponsored by HSBC – S & I Groundworks”

Quoted from the official Chamber Press Release