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The wait is over – here are the 2018 Gloucestershire Business Awards finalists


Many inspiring business success stories have been brought to light throughout this year’s Gloucestershire Business Awards campaign. We’ve been overwhelmed with worthy nominations which rouse pride in our county’s flourishing commercial scene. However, we can’t give awards to them all. So a panel of experts have had the unenviable job of singling out the best of the best. Here are the 2018 finalists. Has the company you were rooting for made the list?

Full list of 2018 finalists

Small Business of the Year. Sponsored by Fig Office Network

  • Brace Creative Agency
  • Imperial Hearing Limited
  • PinPointMedia

Family Business of the Year. Sponsored by Willams LLP Solicitors
Datasource Computer Employment Limited

  • Gloucester Carpet Outlet
  • Truturn Precision Engineering (Charfield) Limited

New Business of the Year. Sponsored by Endsleigh
Hawkins & Brimble Ltd

  • Business & Innovation Magazine
  • Greenwoods Nursery

Young Business Person of the Year. Sponsored by Renishaw
Tom Parling

  • Carey Weeks
  • Henry Cresswell-Staelens
  • Jake McMahon
  • Joe David

Rural Business of the Year

  • Briery Hill Llamas
  • Cotteswold Dairy
  • MIlestone Detox

Business Innovation. Sponsored by University of Gloucestershire

  • Bell Contracting
  • CyberScore™
  • Salpo Technologies Ltd

Marketing Campaign of the Year. Sponsored by Visit Cheltenham
Cheltenham Challenge

  • Cheltenham Town Football Club
  • Shackleton, Wintel & Lane (SW&L)
  • The Festival™, Cheltenham Racecourse Marketing Campaign 2018

Best Place to Work Award. Sponsored by Lucozade Ribena Suntory
Caring for Communities & People (CCP)

  • Gloucestershire College
  • Holiday Architects
  • Invivo Clinical

Growth Business of the Year. Sponsored by The Growth Hub
Bennetts Tower Cranes

  • Ocere Ltd
  • PinPointMedia
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Award. Sponsored by Lilian Faithfull Care
  • Clarkson Evans
  • Dee & Griffin Solicitors

Best Employee. Sponsored by iPipeline

  • Harriet Davey - In The Park Ltd
  • Mike Shaw – Truturn Precision
  • Remi Ashton – Ocere Ltd

Ecommerce Business of the Year. Sponsored by Gloucestershire College

  • Smart Home Sounds
  • Business of the Year. Headline sponsored by Randall & Payne
  • Batten & Allen
  • Kingsbridge Contractor Insurance
  • Poeton Industries Ltd

Lifetime Achievement Award. Sponsored by QuoLux

  • The winner of this award will be announced on the evening