Tonight saw the second One Oldham Business Awards with more entries, more categories and even more sparkle than the last. This was additionally the first awards in which the Oldham Youth Council played a part in the judging. We would like to congratulate all the participants and of course the winners. Our special congratulations go to Young Entrepreneur Winner Anjub Ali and Mirzali Architects who many of you will know and are the architects working on the Singerkach Health Centre.
Young Entrepreneur of the Year
Winner: Anjub Ali, Mirzali Architecture
Finalists: Jahad Miah, Web Fusion Studios, Kylie Clegg – Unique Hair Studio
Retailer of the Year
Winner: Simon Taylor, Mountain Feet
Finalists: Face & Body Shop, Alexander Jewellers
Start-up of the Year
Winner: Frescas Restaurant
Finalists: AMPfab Ltd, Home Instead Care Services
Businessman of the Year
Winner: Paul Milner Positive IT Solutions
Finalists: John Hall- F.T.Gordon Ltd, Gavin Wheeldon – ALS
Businesswoman of the Year
Winner: Angela Wellon – First4Diabilities
Finalists: Chantelle Tupman – Clough Manor, Valerie Simpson – The Face and Body Shop
Finalists: Groundwork Oldham, First Manchester
Innovation & Design
Winner: Synergy Building Systems
Finalists: Dalby Developments, Altern Energy
Knowledge Exchange Award
Winner: Mat Haworth – Virtual Construction
Finalists: Nick McGilvray – TWB Architects, Jaquie Wood – Oldham PCT
Business of the Year (under £1M turnover)
Winner: The Face & Body Shop
Finalists: AMPWire Ltd, PS Event Management Ltd.
Business of the Year ( £1M-£5M turnover)
Winner: Team Spirit Ltd.
Finalists: Adamson’s Vehicle Car Centre, Interface Contracts Ltd.
Business of the Year (over £1M turnover)
Winner: Emanuel Whittaker Ltd.
Finalists:Inclusive technology Ltd, Trinity Mirror Printing Oldham