Adur & Worthing Business Awards 2016

This event was on November 11, 2016


THE WINNERS

Business Personality

  • Winner – Dave Hunt

Customer Service

  • Highly commended – Henry House
  • Winner – Gardner & Scardifield

Employee/Team of the Year

  • Winners – Hunters Recruitment
  • Highly commended – Northwood Estate & Letting Agents

Employer of the Year

  • Winner – ECE Architecture
  • Highly commended – GuildCare

Green Business

  • Winner – the Nature shop
  • Highly Commended – Perch Lancing Beach

Hospitality, Tourism  and Leisure

  • Winner – Worthing Food & Drink Festival
  • Highly commended – Worthing WOW Festival

Innovation

  • Winner – Ricardo

Large Business

  • Winner – GuildCare
  • Highly commended – Gemini Print

Lifetime Achievement

  • Winner – Peter Davies

Manufacturing and Construction 

  • Winner – Ricardo

Medium Business

  • Winner – Investment Solutions Wealth Management
  • Highly commended – Spicer International

Outstanding Contribution to the Community

  • Winner – Laroma Therapies

Place to Eat and or/Drink  

  • Winner – Perch Lancing Beach
  • Highly commended – Crab Shack
  • Highly commended – Hummingbird Restaurant

Retailer

  • Winner – VJG Jewellery
  • Highly commended – Candle Scentral

Small Business

  • Winner – Bloomfield Digital
  • Highly Commended – Momentum Business Support

Start up

  • Winner – Bespoke You Beauty Retreat
  • Highly commend – GoGecko

Training and Development

  • Winner – PEP The Printers

Young Achiever

  • Winner – Jordan Hay-Ellis

Reader’s choice 

  • Winner – Pannissa Coffee Lounge

Overall business of the Year 

  • Winner Ricardo

JP Worthing and Adur Business Award Winners (Photo by Jon Rigby)


Adur & Worthing Business Awards

Welcome to the Adur & Worthing Business Awards 2016. The Adur & Worthing Business Awards celebrate business excellence within the circulation of the Worthing Herald newspaper.

These business awards are in their 6th year and are organised by JP South Events. Johnston Publishing are dedicated to recognising, rewarding and celebrating local businesses. Any type of business within the Adur & Worthing area can enter by self nomination or by being nominated by another business.

We are delighted to welcome ETI as the headline sponsor. ETI are keen to supporter local businesses and feel that the awards are a great platform to recognise, reward and celebrate all the successful businesses and professional individuals.

The awards ceremony will take place on Friday, November 11th 2016 at the Pavilion Worthing and will be presented by Nick Wallis BBC One Show presenter and Channel 5 reporter. Ticket price includes reception drink, three course meal with wine, DJ. The evening will begin at 6.30pm, followed by the awards ceremony and after party. Carriages are at midnight. Dress code is black tie.

There are award categories to suit every kind of business from Start-Up to Large Business, Young Achiever to Lifetime Achievement and Manufacturing to Hospitality. An expert panel of judges from the world of local business will through all the entries and choose the winners.

Entries can be submitted from July 28th and winners will be announced at the glittering awards ceremony on the 11th November 2016.

There are 20 categories to be won this year including ‘Overall Business’, which will be the Judges choice. The ‘Readers Choice’ category will be chosen by the readers of Worthing Herald series.

For enquiries about this event please contact the organiser Helen Watt by email to helen.watt@jpress.co.uk or call 07808 730986.
 For enquiries about sponsorship of this event contact Shirley Coller by email to shirley.coller@jpress.co.uk or call 07912671001.


2016 SHORTLIST

Business Personality

  • Dave Hunt 1001
  • Lara Squires 1002
  • Patrick O Donoghue 1003
  • Peter Wood 1004
  • Davis Roberts 1005

Customer Service

  • Investment Solutions Wealth Management 1006
  • Spicer International 1007
  • La Belle 1008
  • Laroma Therapies 1009
  • Thy Will Be Done 1072
  • Inspired By The Sea 1010
  • Henry House 1011
  • Izeo 1012
  • Gardner & Scardifield 1013

Employee/Team of the Year

  • Egalité 1014
  • Hunters Recruitment 1015
  • Northwood Estate & Letting Agents 1016
  • Spicer International 1007

Employer of the Year

  • Consortium Business Solutions  1018
  • Gardner & Scardifield  1019
  • ECE Architecture  1020
  • GuildCare  1021

Green Business

  • Henry House 1011
  • Proto Restaurant Group 1022
  • Bewitched 1023
  • Zero Kitchens 1024
  • Ricardo 1025
  • I Green The Life Style 1026
  • Izeo 1027
  • Perch Lancing Beach 1028

Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure

  • Worthing Food & Drink Festival 1029
  • The Bridge Inn 1030
  • West Street Loft 1031
  • DD Jerk N Ting 1032
  • Henry House 1011
  • Worthing WOW Festival 1033
  • Worthing Symphony ( John Gibbons ) 1034

Innovation

  • Bewitched 1035
  • Ricardo 1036
  • Sphere Business Centre 1037
  • ECE Architecture 1038
  • Flare Audio 1039

Large Business

  • Gemini Print 1040
  • Gardner & Scardifield 1013
  • Basepoint Business Centre 1095
  • Egalité 1041
  • GuildCare 1042

Lifetime Achievement

  • Alastair Vickers 1043
  • Lauren Vaughan 1044
  • Peter Davies 1045
  • Richard John 1046
  • Chris Spratt 1047

Manufacturing and Construction  

  • Flare Audio 10-39
  • Ricardo 1025
  • Zero Kitchens 1049
  • Gemini Print 1040
  • Colourful Kitchens 1050

Medium Business

  • PEP The Printers 1051
  • Pixel by Pixel 1052
  • Spicer International 1007
  • Investment Solutions Wealth Management 1006
  • Thy Will Be Done 1010
  • Ipro Security Consultancy 1054
  • Assystem UK 1055
  • ECE Architecture 1056

Outstanding Contribution to the Community

  • GuildCare 1057
  • Laroma Therapies 1058
  • ECE Architecture 1056
  • Chris Spratt 1059
  • Worthing Rugby Football Club 1060

Place to Eat and or/Drink   

  • Tom Foolery Coffee Company 1061
  • Pannisa Coffee Lounge 1062
  • Ami Bistro 1063
  • Crab Shack 1064
  • Hummingbird Restaurant 1065
  • Tides Restaurant 1066
  • Capri Restaurant 1067
  • Perch Lancing Beach 1028
  • DD Jerk N Ting 1068
  • Not So Secret Suppers 1069

Retailer

  • La Belle 1008
  • Saffrons Gifts & Home 1070
  • Candle Scentral 1071
  • I Green The Life Style 10-16
  • VJG Jewellery 1073

Small Business

  • ColourFull Kitchens 1074
  • Clean Cut Gardening 1075
  • Hunters Recruitment 1076
  • Consortium Business Solutions 1018
  • White Box 1077
  • Candle Scentral 1071
  • VJG Jewellery 1073
  • Bewitched 1078
  • Efes Turkish Restaurant 1079
  • Inspired By The Sea 1080
  • Henry House 1011
  • Domluca Coffee 1081
  • Limesphere Construction 1082
  • Momentum Business Support 1083
  • Bloomfield Digital 1084
  • Jules Halliday 1085

Start up

  • Pebbles Childcare 1086
  • Bespoke You Beauty Retreat 1087
  • Perch Lancing Beach 1028
  • I Green The Life Style 1026
  • Chucks Away 1088
  • Sussex Performance Centre 1089
  • Shake It Up Creative 1090
  • Izeo 1091
  • GoGecko 1092

Training and Development

  • Glide Training 1093
  • PEP The Printers 1094
  • Jules Halliday 1085
  • Hunters Recruitment 1015

Young Achiever

  • Hannah Harvey 1096
  • Michela Meredith 1097
  • Nathan Da Costa 1098
  • Jordan Hay-Ellis 1099
  • Amelia Tomlinson 1100
  • Naomi Oliver 1101

VOTE BY TEXT

Text your vote by starting your text with WHH (followed by a space) BUSS (followed by a space) followed by the FOUR DIGIT number of the group you want to vote for, and send it to 85100.

EG: WHH BUSS 1005 send to 85100

Terms & Conditions: Voting by text costs £1.50 per vote plus your standard network rate. Don’t forget the spaces! You can vote as often as you like before the text line closes at 11.59pm 04/11/16. Entries received after the stated competition closing deadline will not be counted but you still may be charged. Open only to UK residents over 18 years. Bill payer’s permission must be obtained before entering. This is a Johnston Press competition. SMS service provided by BBADigital Ltd KT18 5AD, Helpline 0333 3353351. By entering, you are indicating that you are happy to receive offers from Johnston Press Plc. by SMS. Please add NOINFO at the end of your text entry if you do not wish to receive these. For full t&cs visit http://www.johnstonpress.co.uk/competition.


MENU

Artisan Breads

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Springs of Sussex Smoked Salmon, Avocado Puree, 

Celeriac Remoulade, Lemon Oil, Pea Shoots

Chilli Marinated Smoked Tofu, Avocado Puree, 

Celeriac Remoulade, Lemon Oil, Pea Shoots

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Pot Roasted Corn Fed Chicken, Wild Mushroom and 

Tarragon Mousse, Tarragon Jus, Fondant Potato, Buttered Curly Kale

(V) Layered Vegetable Dauphinoise, Wild Mushroom and 

Tarragon Mousse, Tarragon Jus, Fondant Potato, Buttered Curly Kale

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Dark & White Chocolate Truffle, Rum & Raspberry 

Compote, Vanilla Cream

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Coffee, Selection of Teas and Chocolates


CATEGORIES

Start-Up – Sponsored by ADUR & WORTHING COUNCILS
Identifying businesses started after August 1, 2014 who have already had successes that they want to share, the judges will be looking for a new company which has caught the imagination of the local community in Adur and Worthing.

Small Business (up to 9 employees) – Sponsored by ADUR & WORTHING BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP
For this category, the judges will be looking for a business with up to 9 employees capable of producing a quality product whilst remaining committed to great client/customer service, as well as demonstrating innovation and marketing acumen.

Medium Business (10 to 49 employees) – Sponsored by BENNETT GRIFFIN
The winner of this category will be at the forefront of business development in the Adur and Worthing area, and will demonstrate an innovative ability to identify market opportunities or will be looking to expand.

Large Business (50+ employees) – Sponsored by WORTHING PIER SOUTHERN PAVILION
Although based in Adur and Worthing, entrants to the Large Business category may have a local, regional, national or international market. Judges are looking for a company which can demonstrate their contribution to the local area through enhancing the town’s business reputation.

Overall Business of the Year – Sponsored by SPOFFORTHS CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS
In this category, the judges select a business or individual who have won a previous category and will have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their field.

Business Personality – Sponsored by The MARTLET PARTNERSHIP
The judges are looking for someone who can demonstrate that their unswerving commitment, business acumen, and approach to the challenges presented by the business world has impacted upon their business’s success.

Lifetime Achievement – Sponsored by JSPC COMPUTER SERVICES LTD
The judges are looking for someone who can demonstrate that their unswerving commitment, business acumen, and approach to the challenges presented by the business world has impacted
upon their business’s success.

Manufacturing & Construction – Sponsored by CARPENTER BOX
Adur and Worthing is home to top-class manufacturing and construction firms, working on the national and international stage. How does your manufacturing business stand out from the rest?

Young Achiever – Sponsored by NORTHBROOK COLLEGE
Highlighting the contributions to business in Adur and Worthing made by people aged under 28, this award will identify young workers who have made their mark locally as either an entrepreneur or within a company. The judges will be looking for enthusiasm, commitment, and the ability to demonstrate results.

Customer Service – Sponsored by WORTHING & ADUR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
The winners of this award will demonstrate a creative and dedicated approach to customer service, and will be able to demonstrate to the judges that going that extra mile for customers is integral to positive business.

Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure – Sponsored by FINAL TOUCH
Hotels, attractions and events in Adur and Worthing all help to project a great district image. We live and work in a fantastic holiday destination, and the winner of this category will be able to demonstrate a contribution to the local area by making the community stand out.

Employer of the Year
An award for a business that has great staff relations, good staff retention, with excellent training and who cares for their employees. The best company to work for!

Employee/Team of the Year – Sponsored by GUSTO WINES
An award for an exceptional individual/team whose efforts and determination has made an exceptional contribution to a business resulting in a positive gain for the organisation.

Innovation
An ability to navigate market conditions is crucial for a business to survive today’s difficult economic conditions. How has your business adapted to change, or utilized an innovative idea in order to be a successful business?

Training & Development
Employee development is intrinsic to business success, and the winner of this category will have demonstrated a commitment to encouraging and motivating their workforce. Judges are looking for training providers as well as businesses which have an exemplary training programme for their employees.

Green Business – Sponsored by FIN AND FARM
The most common ways to show good environmental and sustainability practice are improving energy efficiency, reducing waste, reducing water use, reducing pollution, improving the environment or improving employees’ well-being. Others could be reducing the amount of car journeys.

Outstanding Contribution to the Community
Businesses play a significant role in the community, and many firms consider it important to contribute to their local supporters through charity work and helping schools, colleges and community groups. This award aims to recognise local businesses who have taken the time to give something back.

Retailer – Sponsored by WORTHING TOWN CENTRE
Retailing is an essential facet of the British business world, and for this category, judges will be looking for businesses who can demonstrate a creative edge and a committed approach to customer service.

Place to Eat and/or Drink – Sponsored by ELECTRONIC TEMPERATURE INSTRUMENTS LTD

This category encourages entrants from restaurants, hotels, pubs that offers consistently high quality food and drink in an enjoyable atmosphere.

Reader’s Choice
This is the only award that the judges have no control over. All the nominated businesses will be listed in the Herald, and readers will be invited to vote for their favourite. This award will demonstrate that the business in question has impacted upon and impressed the public.


HEADLINE SPONSOR

ETI


SPONSORS

SpofforthsAdur & Worthing Business PartnershipBennett GriffinMartletJSPCCarpenter BoxNorthbrook CollegeAdur & Worthing CouncilsWorthing & Adur ChamberSouthern PavilionPrintworthing-town-centre-initiativefin-farmfinal-touch

 


JUDGES

  • Peter Webb MBE – Principal Awards Sponsor – Managing Director of Electronic Temperature Instruments Ltd
  • James Stoner – Previous Principal Awards Sponsor – Managing Director of JSPC Computer Services Ltd
  • Tina Tilley – Adur & Worthing Business Partnership Representative – CEO of Worthing & AdurChamber of Commerce
  • Bryan Turner – Deputy Leader and Executive Member for Regeneration at WorthingBorough Council
  • Brian Boggis – Executive Member for Regeneration at Adur District Council
  • Martin Randall – Director For the Economy at Adur & Worthing councils

INFORMATION PACK

CLICK HERE to download the Adur & Worthing Business Awards 2016 Information pack.

 


The Pavilion