2018 Winners and Finalists

New Business of the Year

WINNER: Bethnal & Bec

Redwood Bank

The Lash Social UK Ltd

The Salon Nail Boutique

W R Signature Operations Limited


Small Business of the Year

WINNER: Osprey Metal Finishers Ltd

The Skin to Love Clinic

Lawrence Dean Recruitment Group

Redwood Bank

MRK Associates Ltd

Benjamin Stevens Estate Agents


Medium Business of the Year

WINNER: Lintbells Ltd

Osborne Appointments

Understanding Recruitment Ltd

Synergi Search & Select

Ramona’s Kitchen Ltd


Social Enterprise of the Year

WINNER: Liberty Tea Rooms & Community Hub

Hertfordshire Practical Parenting

Age UK Hertfordshire: Help in the Home Service

Hitchin BID


Commercial Business in the Community

WINNER: Redsquid

Best Theatre Arts LLP

Cambridge Medtech Solutions Ltd


Care Vending Services Ltd


Business Person of the Year

WINNER: John Howie, Lintbells Ltd

Claire Austin, Austin’s Funeral Service

Chix Shah, Synergi Search & Select

Stuart King, BZ Bodies Ltd

Amanda Sabatini, Profile Technology Services Ltd


Customer Service Award

WINNER: Lintbells Ltd


Austin’s Funeral Service

Holiday Direction Ltd (T/A Cruise Direction)

The Skin to Love Clinic

SLL (Stevenage Leisure Limited)


Supporting Young People

WINNER: Watford Mencap

Computacenter UK Ltd

MCP Property Services Ltd

Willmott Dixon Construction Limited


Young Entrepreneur of the Year

WINNER: Lewis Remington, Golf Holidays Direct

Rochelle Jackson, Elegant Beauty Mobile


The Innovation Award

WINNER: Vetsure

Icely Done


Large Business of the Year

WINNER: GAMA Healthcare Ltd

Herts for Learning Ltd

Quanta Consultancy Services Ltd

Sigma Pharmaceuticals PLC


Employer of the Year

WINNER: Extrastaff

Lawrence Dean Recruitment Group

Understanding Recruitment Ltd

Michels and Taylor



International Business of the Year

WINNER: DV Signage

Syntiga Ltd

Spacechips Limited

Zoocha Ltd


Business Growth Award


Letchmore Construction

Understanding Recruitment Ltd

THP Systems Ltd


Family Business

WINNER: Sigma Pharmaceuticals PLC

Austin’s Funeral Service

The Skin to Love Clinic

Care Vending Services Ltd


Tewin Bury Farm Hotel


The Judges’ Award

WINNER: Austin’s Funeral Service


Business of the Year

WINNER: Lintbells Ltd