Cheesmur Building Contractors
Category: COMPANY OF THE YEAR
Cheesmur is an established Lewes-based contractor, founded in 1936 and working collaboratively with its clients and supply chain. It consistently delivers high quality services, supports local economy, provides training and apprenticeships under-pinned by ethical business values.
Category: BEST GREEN BUSINESS
Veolia has a 30-year contract for the delivery of an integrated waste management service across South Downs. It is committed to providing a sustainable approach to managing the area’s household and commercial waste.
Category: BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE
Basepoint provide high quality managed office space with flexible “easy in, easy out” terms that are ideal for small to medium sized businesses. As well as providing a range of flexible serviced and managed offices, virtual offices and serviced meeting rooms, the company aims to build small to medium size business communities that add value to the areas they are in.
Category: ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR
The Local Enterprise & Apprenticeship Platform (LEAP) is a project set up by Lewes District Council to help grow the local economy through the creation of new jobs and businesses within our local area. LEAP is a partnership between the public, private and community sectors.
Category: BUSINESSPERSON OF THE YEAR
Proud publishers of Viva Lewes and Viva Brighton, with a combined monthly circulation of 26,000 copies delivered to homes and businesses. With interviews, profiles and listings, Viva Lewes is a discerning guide to what’s what, who’s who and what’s on in the local area.
Platinum Business Magazine
Category: BEST INDEPENDENT RETAILER
With the largest circulation regional business magazine in the UK, PLatinum’s contributors are leading business figures from across the South East who write on subjects that are of vital interest to every business owner in the country.
Category: EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR
RSE Group support companies who want to take people on, have them join an effective team, develop them, and give them career opportunities, while they deliver on the organisation’s promises to it’s customers in their current job.
Category: FOOD & DRINK PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
Whitespace are a Brighton-based creative agency specialising in design, web and marketing. Whitespace may be a relatively new business but the three Directors Steve, James and Milly have a solid working relationship which spans over 12 years. They have a personal down to earth approach and a track record of delivering creative solutions for their clients.
Allied Irish Bank
Category: SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
A single-minded business bank which specialises in offering medium and large sized businesses a unique relationship driven service.
Wave Leisure Trust
Category: BUSINESS IN THE COMMUNITY
Wave Leisure Trust Ltd. is a registered charitable company limited by guarantee and a Social Enterprise. It has an annual turnover of £5m and employs 235+ staff, managing in excess of 1 million customer leisure centre visits per year.
Category: TOURIST DESTINATION OF THE YEAR
UNIGLOBE Preferred Travel is a strategically-led innovative Travel Management Company, delivering custom built solutions for SMEs and global clients, both nationally and internationally.