A big thank you to all our proud sponsors of the Ely Business Awards
- Credit: Archant
Entries have closed for another year for the Ely Business Awards - so now we would like to take this opportunity to thank our sponsors.
Without these generous businesses these highly contested and prestigious awards would not be possible.
Not only do these companies support the awards they also give uup their time to help us find the leading businesses in East Cambridgeshire.
The judging panel is comprised of individuals from each of our sponsors and we are grateful for the time they put into analysing and assessing every entry that we have received.
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Sponsoring Employer of the Year - East Cambridgeshire District Council
EEC is East Cambridgeshire District Council’s Economic Development team, which provides business support, information and advice to local companies, while working hard to attract important inward investment to the area. EEC is therefore a perfect partner to support this year’s event.
- 1 Shocks all round as police pull over 'white van man'
- 2 Fire destroys family bungalow in the Fens
- 3 HGV driver courses set up to help meet critical shortages
- 4 G's to help save Christmas for poultry industry
- 5 New Ely cinema, royal visit, Welney gets a hall and Thomas a new car
- 6 High-flying 'humble' gymnast, 9, top of the tree on county debut
- 7 Yellow weather warning issued for Cambridgeshire
- 8 80 ‘pieces of graffiti’ removed by council in just six months
- 9 Triple judo Olympic champion to give masterclass for Ely Dojo
- 10 Lets get Cambridgeshire back on the buses says mayor
Sponsoring Retailer of the Year - RGP Security
After spending 16+ years in the security industry accumulating a wealth of experience from the industry’s many disciplines and sectors, the CEO (Rick Pridmore) started the company as a NVQ assessor organisation in security & spectator safety.
Sponsoring Business Person of the Year - Labour-tech Recruitment
Labour-tech have been filling vacancies and helping people get back into work throughout East Anglia since 2001.
Sponsoring New Business of the Year - Cambridge Commodities
Cambridge Commodities is a leading stock holder and ingredient supplier to the sports nutrition, health & wellbeing, food & drink, and pet & equine nutrition industries.
Sponsoring Judges’ Award - Ely Chamber of Commerce
Ely Chamber of Commerce is one of six local Chambers operated by Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce, one of the most proactive and vibrant business membership organisations in the region.
Sponsoring Small Business of the Year (Including Self Employed) - Federation of Small Businesses
The Federation of Small Businesses is the UK’s largest campaigning pressure group promoting and protecting the interests of the self-employed and small business owners.
Sponsoring The Customer Service Award - Michell Instruments
The decision to choose Customer Services as the category to sponsor reflects Michell’s business ethos. ‘All companies essentially exist because of their customers, so service is an essential part of the mix,’ says Michell CEO, Mike Bannister.
Sponsoring Business in the Community - JDR Cable Systems
JDR is a leading provider of technology connecting the global offshore energy industry. Our products and services enable vital control and power delivery to offshore oil, gas and renewable energy systems.
Sponsoring Business of the Year - Whiting and Partners
Among the most familiar and respected names in the area’s business circles, Whiting & Partners was founded in 1928 by Walter Whiting, who spotted an opportunity to meet the demands of the area’s thriving farming communities.
Sponsoring Online Business of the Year - Fraser Dawbarns LLP
Fraser Dawbarns LLP pride themselves in delivering a professional service and is one of the largest law firms serving West and North Norfolk, Cambridgeshire and the Fens with over 100 staff in offices based in Wisbech, King’s Lynn, Downham Market and March.
Sponsoring Medium Business of the Year - Ellgia Recycling
Headquartered in Ely, Ellgia Recycling provides waste management solutions for businesses in the East of England and, more recently, across Lincolnshire, Humberside, and East Yorkshire.