The Southern Business Awards returned for their third year – this time at the Hilton Brighton Metropole – where the south’s finest firms were showcased.
Organised by JP South Events, part of the company which publishes this website, the winners in a range of categories were announced.
All those shortlisted were previous winners of local heats held across Sussex and Hampshire.
For a full report and pictures don’t miss the Herald, Gazette and Observer next week.
Highly commended Greenfish Recruitment Ltd
Winner NonStop Engineering
Highly Commended Little Wood Group Holdings
Winner Elm Grove Newsagents
Winner Paint With Light
Small business (up to 10 employees)
Joint Winners Caroline’s Dairy and Jane Jeater Osteopathy
Highly Commended Sussex Green Living
Winner Stonepillow Restore
Education and Training
Winner Q Hair & Beauty Ltd
Hospitality, tourism and leisure
Highly Commended Eastney Tavern
Winner Chatsworth Hotel
Medium-sized businesses (10-50 employees)
Winner Express Food Service
Outstanding contribution to the community award
Winner Affinion International
Employer of the Year award
Winner First Central Insurance Management Ltd
Best Employee or Best Team category.
Winner Norma Wood of St Michael Care Homes Ltd
Place to Eat
Highly Commended The Richmond Arms
Winner Jamie’s Italian
Young Business Person
Highly commended Daniel Edwards of Design 51
Winner Tory Smith of Tory’s Cafe in the Park
Manufacturing and construction
Winner ERG Air Pollution
Large business (50 + employees)
Winner Spofforths Chartered Accountants
Retailer of the Year.
Highly Commended Andrew McDowall
Winner The Wool Bar
Winner James Stoner from JSPC Computer Services
Winner David Luckett MBE
Overall Business of the Year
Winner ETI (Electronic Temperature Instruments)