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Finalists of Derbyshire Times Business Excellence Awards announced

The businesses shortlisted for the 2019 Derbyshire Times Business Excellence Awards have been revealed.

The awards honour the very best of trade and commerce in the area, as well as helping to recognise the outstanding contribution of local business leaders and entrepreneurs.

They have big-name backing, with Casa Hotels and Global Brands once again proud to be supporting the Derbyshire Times business awards.

A spokesperson said: “The awards allow local businesses to showcase their work and also encourage both well-established along with newer businesses to enter. We wish all nominees the very best of luck. ”

“Both Global Brands and Casa Hotels are committed to supporting the Derbyshire economy through both employment and investment.  As a business we know that Derbyshire offers the very best in location, benefiting from excellent transport links to all parts of the UK.”

“We feel that this is one of the key factors that have enabled our businesses along with various other projects to flourish in this wonderful area and we are extremely enthusiastic about our continued work with local partners in promoting and strengthening the Derbyshire brand for the future.”

The shortlist includes:

Innovation Award:
Jane-Louise Photography UK
UK Asbestos Training Association

Community Contribution:
Move with Mumma

Customer Service Award:
Casa Hotel
Dales and Peaks
Morley Hayes
O’Connor & Co Removals Limited

Apprentice of the Year:
Carrie Price – KT Hair Academy for NJUK
Megan Thompson – Van Dyk by Wildes
Millie Walker – Auto Windscreens/ Markerstudy Group

Independent Retailer of the Year:
Adorn Jewellers of Chesterfield
Timeless Life Casting & Keepsakes

Leisure and Lifestyle:
Casa Hotel
Matlock Farm Park
Morley Hayes
Peak Edge Hotel, Red Lion Pub and Restaurant

New Business of the Year:
Edwards Employment Solutions Ltd
Jane – Louise Photography UK
O’Connor & Co Removals Ltd
Timeless Life Casting & Keepsakes

Professional Services Award:
Dales and Peaks
Mortgage 1st

Small Business of the Year:
Dales and Peaks
Dawson Radford Solicitors
Moss Valley Fine Meats
Recruit 2 You Ltd
The Accountancy Recruitment Group

Excellence in Manufacturing:
H D Sharman Limited
Moss Valley Fine Meats

Charity of the Year:
Nenna Kind

Business Person of the Year:
Jon Stones – Mortgage 1st
Peter Botham – Shed Grounds Maintenance Ltd
Tom Currey – Dales and Peaks

There are also three prestigious awards where the winners are kept secret until the night itself. These are the People Development Award, the Lifetime Achievement award and the Business of the Year award.

The 2018 Business of the Year award went to local charity Ashgate Hospicecare (above right).

The Derbyshire Times Business Excellence Awards winners will be revealed at a glittering gala celebration event at the Casa Hotel in Chesterfield, on Thursday 14th November 2019.

The 2018 winners and runners-up join together for a group photograph at the end of the awards ceremony.

Brogan O'Callaghan

Destination Chesterfield Coordinator (Marketing and Investment)

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Derbyshire Times Business Awards 2018

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