On Thursday 24th October 2019 – Bennett Staff attended a gala dinner and awards ceremony which took place at Dukinfield Town Hall, hosted by TV and radio presenter Andy Crane.

The evening kicked off with a fantastic speech from Cllr Brenda Warrington whom congratulated everyone in the room for being part of the amazing event.

Two of our Directors Claire and Robbie were proud to present awards at the Pride of Tameside Business Awards last night. As a sponsor of the Small Business of the Year, Robbie presented to Guide Bridge Motors Jan Lord. Claire presented to Four Kings Brewery for the Food and Drink Business of the Year! Well done to all the other winners and finalists. 

Below is a full list of award winners and we would like to congratulate them all on their success, as well as all of the nominees in each category.

Apprentice of the Year – Sterling Finance (UK) Limited, Priya Mistry
Corporate Social Responsibility Award – Findel Education
Creative or Media Business of the Year – Digital Flamingo
Digital or Technology Business of the Year – DOWO Digital
E-commerce Business of the Year – Ampulla Packaging Limited
Entrepreneur of the Year – Little Giggles Nursery, Jamie Louise Fitton
Export Award – Solotec Scientific Ltd
Family Business of the Year – DisabledHolidays.com
Food and Drink Business of the Year – Four Kings Brewery
Green Impact Award – HS Polymer Reprocessing Ltd
Health & Care Business of the Year – Works4u
Large Business of the Year – Findel Education – GLS brand
Manufacturing and Engineering Business of the Year – Francis Kirk Group of Companies
Medium Business of the Year – Quest Media Network Ltd
Micro Business of the Year – Managed Ink Ltd
New Business of the Year (less than two years old) – Ashton Tap House
Professional Services Business of the Year – Bromleys Solicitors LLP
Property & Construction Business of the Year – Droylsden Glass Ltd
Retail Business of the Year – Albion Mill Carpets
Rising Star Award (30 & under) – Hot yoganic 40 ltd Stage and radio limited Herb N Coffee limited, Carl Jones
Small Business of the Year – Guide Bridge MOT and Service Centre
Social Enterprise Business of the Year – GTD Healthcare
Tourism and Leisure or Sport Business of the Year – K.M.MA Freestyle Academy

Thank you to all the other sponsors, judges, prosperous board, and not forgetting a huge thank you to Brother UK Sam Johnson – Chair, of Pride of Tameside Business Awards and Dont Panic events for making it possible. Another thank you to Live Lounge Duo for their entertainment – truly amazing. We all had a fantastic evening.

See you again next year.