Inspire Business Awards 2021
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2021 Inspire Award Winners

See below the winners from 2021.

Winners from other years

New Business of the Year Award

This award was open to any business that commenced trading on or after 1st April 2018. The award was presented to a dynamic company that can demonstrate excellence in developing their business.

Winner in 2021:

  • Swagpack
 
Runners up:
  • The Lake House
  • The Palm Brassiere
  • Willows Coffee House

Award Sponsor

Hart District Council

Small Business of the Year Award ​

This category is open to dynamic businesses (with an annual turnover of under £500k).


Winner in 2021:

  • Safe Hands Book Keeping

 

Runners Up: 

  • VivoHR
  • Apptaura

Award Sponsor

destination basingstoke

Medium-Sized Business of the Year Award ​

This category is open to dynamic medium-sized businesses (£501k to £5 million annual turnover) that are standard-bearers for success across the region.

Winner in 2021:

  • Wildflower Turf

 

Runners Up:

  • Minitec
  • Jargon PR

Award Sponsor

Absolutely Offices Basingstoke

Large Business of the Year Award ​

The Large Business of the Year Award category is open to dynamic businesses with an annual turnover of over £5,000,000.

Winner in 2021:

  • Reassured

 

Runners Up:

  • Phillips Solicitors
  • Centerprise International

Award Sponsor

basingstoke deane

Service Excellence Award

The Service Excellence Award recognises and rewards a top-performing business based on the quality of service offered.

 

Winner in 2021:

  • Dignity Pet Crematorium

 

Runners Up:

  • Basingstoke Academy of Dancing
  • Blucando

Award Sponsor

morrisons solicitors

Business And The Community Award

The Business and the Community Award is open to businesses that, in addition to their commercial activities go over and above in to create a positive, sustainable and societal impact as part of their corporate and social responsibility role.

Winner in 2021:

  • The Design Lab

 

Runners Up:

  • Forces Re-Engineered
  • Spicy Tadka

 

Award Sponsor

Face TV Basingstoke

Wellbeing at Work Award

The Wellbeing at Work Award recognises those that have shown real initiative and care with their staff wellbeing.

Winner 2021:

  • GDS Instruments 

 

Runners Up:

  • DCSL Guidesmiths
  • iWaste

Award Sponsor

Festival Place Basingstoke

Employer of the Year Award

The Employer of the Year Award will be given to the business that can best prove a genuine dedication to their workforce, over and above any statutory duty.

Winner in 2021:

  • Basingstoke Citizens Advice Bureau

 

Runners Up:

  • Phillips Solicitors 
  • Reassured

Award Sponsor

Innovation for Growth Award

This Award is open to any business offering an innovative, product, process or service that pushes the boundaries of innovation.

Winner in 2021:

  • Centerprise International

 

Runners Up:

  • LG Motion
  • Petra Jewellery

Award Sponsor

rsm

Excellence in Digital Technology Award

This award is open to all organisations who have leveraged digital technology to transform an existing product or service or have created a completely new product or service that has achieved commercial success.

Winner in 2021:

  • RazorSecure

 

Runners Up: 

  • Cevitr
  • Festival Place

Award Sponsor

Local IQ

Young Business Person of the Year Award

The Young Business Person of the year award is open to dynamic individuals under the age of 30 (as at 1st April 2021) running a business and can demonstrate great success and drive in growing their business.

Winner in 2021:

  • Laura Fisher – Laura Fisher Illustrations

 

Runners Up:

  • Victoria Wayman – Just Love Studio
  • Nicola Ascroft – D&D Beauty

Award Sponsor

minuteman press

Environmental Responsibility Award

This award is open to any business that is reducing its environmental impact, regardless of size or sector. Enter the Environmental Responsibility Category for The Inspire Business Awards.

Winner in 2021:

  • Disastercare

 

Runners Up:

  • The Salon at Old Basing
  • Triple O Packaging

Award Sponsor

Vitacress

Winner of Winners Award

This award will be the choice of the judging panel, selected from all of the categories and awarded to the business that is the standard bearer for the region, regardless of size or industry.

Award Sponsor

Menzies

Winner of Winners 2021

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