2017 WINNERS

Accountancy Software Provider
of the Year

 

WINNER: Xero

Sponsored by Alma PR

AlmaPR

Picture shows, left to right: Kate Thornton, editor-in-chief TBSeen.com, Rebecca Sanders-Hewett, Partner, Alma PR, Xero Team

Young Business of the Year

 

WINNER: Pip & Nut

Sponsored by Dun & Bradsteet

Picture shows, left to right: Kate Thornton – editor-in-chief TBSeen.com, Nancy Lewis – Marketing Executive Pip & Nut, Nicky Keyworth – UKI Leader: Emerging Business Dun & Bradstreet, Cliona Kelly – Marketing Intern Pip & Nut, Ben Lobel – Editor of SmallBusiness.co.uk

Insurance Provider of the Year

 

WINNER: Simply Business

Presented by DueDil

Picture shows, left to right: Kate Thornton, editor-in-chief TBSeen.com, Damian Kimmelman CEO of DueDil, Simply Business Team, Ben Lobel Editor of SmallBusiness.co.uk

Technology Provider of the Year

 

WINNER: DocuSign

Sponsored by Travelers

Travelers

Picture shows, left to right: Kate Thornton, editor-in-chief TBSeen.com, Paul Hudson – Marketing Director of Travelers Europe, DocuSign Team, Ben Lobel Editor of SmallBusiness.co.uk

Business Lender of the Year

 

WINNER: iwoca

Presented by London Chamber of Commerce

Picture shows, left to right: Kate Thornton, editor-in-chief TBSeen.com, Josie Rogers Head of Membership Sales Team at the London Chamber of Commerce, Will Hayes, Kristina Chapleo, Nitesh Patel – iwoca, Ben Lobel Editor of SmallBusiness.co.uk

Sole Trader of the Year

 

WINNER: Ma Baker

Sponsored by SmallBusiness.co.uk

Picture shows, left to right: Kate Thornton, editor-in-chief TBSeen.com, Liz Wilson – Owner Ma Baker, Ben Lobel Editor of SmallBusiness.co.uk

Utilities Provider of the Year

 

WINNER: Opus Energy

Sponsored by No Brainer

Picture shows, left to right: Kate Thornton, editor-in-chief TBSeen.com, Opus Energy Team, Ben Lobel Editor of SmallBusiness.co.uk, Gary Jenkins – Founder of No Brainer

Accounts and Tax Adviser
of the Year

 

WINNER: ForrestBrown

Presented by Forum of Private Business

Picture shows, left to right: Kate Thornton, editor-in-chief TBSeen.com, ForrestBrown Team, Brian Allen Regional Development Consultant for the Forum of Private Business, Ben Lobel Editor of Small Business.co.uk

Website Builder of the Year

 

WINNER: Weebly

Presented by MarketInvoice

Picture shows, left to right: Kate Thornton, editor-in-chief TBSeen.com, Rosie Parkes & Laura Waite – representative for Weebly, Anil Stocker CEO of MarketInvoice, Ben Lobel Editor of SmallBusiness.co.uk

Community Business of the Year

 

WINNER: This KiD Can

Presented by the Aldridge Foundation

Picture shows, left to right: Kate Thornton, editor-in-chief TBSeen.com, Representative from This KiD Can, Sir Rod Aldridge OBE, founder of Capita and the Aldridge Foundation, Ben Lobel Editor of SmallBusiness.co.uk

Disruptor of the Year

 

WINNER: Powervault

Sponsored by GrowthBusiness.co.uk

Picture shows, left to right: Kate Thornton, editor-in-chief TBSeen.com, Nick Wood Commercial Analyst at Powervault, Owen Gough Report at GrowthBusiness.co.uk, Ben Lobel Editor of SmallBusiness.co.uk

Exporter of the Year

 

WINNER: Bambino Mio

Sponsored by Department for International Trade

EXPORTING is GREAT

Picture shows, left to right: Kate Thornton, editor-in-chief TBSeen.com, Jo and Guy Schanschieff Owners Bambino Mio, Umair Ahmad – Deputy Head of Marketing (UK) Department for International Trade, Ben Lobel Editor of SmallBusiness.co.uk

Micro Business of the Year

 

WINNER: Sublime Science

Sponsored by Small Business Grants

Picture shows, left to right: Kate Thornton, editor-in-chief TBSeen.com, Marc Wileman Owner of Sublime Science, Alexia Swirkowski, John Bromley Head of Digital Marketing for Small Business Grants, Ben Lobel Editor of SmallBusiness.co.uk

Alternative Finance Provider
of the Year

 

WINNER: Seedrs

Sponsored by Salesforce

Picture shows, left to right: Kate Thornton, editor-in-chief TBSeen.com, Barry Kellett Director for SMB Financial Services at Salesforce UK & Ireland, Representative for Seedrs, Ben Lobel Editor of SmallBusiness.co.uk

Online Business the Year

 

WINNER: Secret Linen Store

Sponsored by Information Age

Picture shows, left to right: Kate Thornton, editor-in-chief TBSeen.com, Ben Rossi Editorial Director at Information Age, Harriet Mears Director/Founder of Secret Linen Store, Molly Freshwater Founder of Secret Linen Store, Ben Lobel Editor of SmallBusiness.co.uk

Retail Business of the Year

 

WINNER: Raishma Ready to Wear

Presented by SaveTheHighStreet.org

Picture shows, left to right: Kate Thornton, editor-in-chief TBSeen.com, Raishma Islam Director of Raishma Ready to Wear, Alex Schlagman co-founder of SaveTheHighStreet.org, Ben Lobel Editor of SmallBusiness.co.uk

Business Bank Account of the Year

 

WINNER: Metro Bank

Presented by Jenny Tooth OBE, Chief Executive, UK Business Angels Association

Picture shows, left to right: Kate Thornton, editor-in-chief TBSeen.com, Metro Bank Team, Jenny Tooth OBE CEO of UK Business Angels Association, Ben Lobel Editor of SmallBusiness.co.uk

Small Business of the Year

 

WINNER: Rotageek

Sponsored by Storey

Picture shows, left to right: Kate Thornton, editor-in-chief TBSeen.com, Joff Sharpe Co-Lead of Storey & Head of Operations at British Land, Rotageek team, Ben Lobel Editor of SmallBusiness.co.uk