Adur & Worthing Business Awards

This event was on November 13, 2015


WBA-2015-logoDate – Friday, 13th November 2015
Venue – The Pavilion, Marine Parade, Worthing, West Sussex, BN11 3PX




Headline Sponsor JSPC Computer Services Ltd
The Adur and Worthing Business Awards provides a platform to recognise, reward and celebrate all the successful businesses and professional individuals we have in our area.
The awards are now in their ninth year and we are looking for entries from those who can prove business achievement and excellence in their field. Whether that be in growth, innovation or contribution to the community we want to hear from you. You may have a high achiever or team of excellence within you company – why not put them forward for an extra special award?

Judging will be undertaken by an independent panel of judges representing the business community.

The winners of these awards will be announced at a gala black tie dinner held at the Worthing Pavilion, Marine Parade, Worthing, West Sussex, BN11 3PX Worthing on 13th November 2015.


In association with Adur and /Worthing councils and the Worthing and Adur chamber of commerce
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For all enquiries and/or sponsorship details contact Jeanette Hockley
Call: 01243 534140 / 07841800401


Councellor Bryan Turner  Representative of Worthing Council
Councellor Pat Beresford  Representative of Adur Council
Director of Economy Martin Randall of Adur & Worthing Council
James Stoner MD of JSPC Computer Services Ltd
Tina Tilley Representative of Adur & Worthing Business Partnership
Chay Took Partner at Spofforths Chartered Accountants



Start Up
The Beauty Island Sanctuary Ltd
Pooched Paws
First payment Merchant Services
Mad Hatter’s Tea Parlour
World of Benches Ltd

Small Business
La Belle – The Beauty Boutique
Spicer International
Simply Fit UK
Briant Communications (Sussex) Ltd
Warnes Projects Limited.
Park View Acupuncture & Chiropractic Clinic
Jelly Digital Marketing
Darren Crabb Wealth Management
Laroma Therapies
Yoohoo Creative
Vice Puddings

Medium Business
Northwood letting and Estate agents
Piglets Pantry
Pixel by Pixel

Large Business
Seevent Plastics Ltd
Ricardo Plc
Littlehampton Book Services
Shoreham Vehicle Auctions

Young Achiever
Charlie Waring (Assystem UK Limited)
Amelia Tomlinson (Worthing & Adur Chamber of Commerce)
Beth Sayers (Sparkle Spa)
Rachel Blair (WCHP)
Charlotte Murray (Seagull Travel)
Myles Gibson (ETI)

Training & Development
The Health & Beauty Lounge
Richard John Academy
Jules Halliday Ltd

Lifetime Achievement
John Kimmer
David Carter (ETI)
Martin Godsmark (Carpenter Box)
Peter Davies (Shoreham Port)

Green Business
Red Inc
Littlehampton Book Services

Place to Eat
Impulse Leisure Lancing Manor
Arundel Restaurant and Brooks Coffee Shop
Proto Group
Efes Restaurant

Customer Service
The Brand Surgery
Spicer International
Seagull Travel
5 Rings Telecom
Sparkle Spa
World of Benches Ltd

Manufacturing & Construction
Seevent Plastics Limited
Flare Audio
Tenkay Electronics Ltd
Kingsley Specialist Roofing Ltd

Business Personality
Johnny Nulty (Vice Puddings)
Andy Sparsis (Proto Group)
Lara Squires (Consortium Business Solutions)

Flare Audio
Pixel by Pixel
The Brand Surgery

Mocha Furniture
Inspired by the Sea

Outstanding Contribution to the Community
Northbrook College
Kingsley Roofing Ltd
W Welch Estate Agents

Hospitality Tourism & Leisure
Worthing Ice Rink
Bob Smytherman, Worthing Town Crier
Worthing W.O.W



Overall Business of the Year – Sponsored by Spofforths
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.

Small Business (up to 9 employees ) – Sponsored by Adur & Worthing 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) – Sponsored by Wannops LLP
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.

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 winner of this award will have made a major contribution to their businesses and to the local community of Adur and Worthing over a number of years. If you know someone who has dedicated themselves to developing their business and contributing to their community, this is your opportunity to recognise and acclaim their 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.

Start-Up – Sponsored by Adur & Worthing Council 
Identifying businesses started after August 1, 2013 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.

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 VIP Venues by Ken Marche 
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.

Outstanding Contribution to the Community – Sponsored by Electronic Temperature Instruments Ltd
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.

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.

Innovation – Sponsored by Network Fontwell Business Club
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
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, using local food and local suppliers, addressing impact on climate change or finding new ways to use waste. Do you know of a business that is ‘green’ or are you that business.

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.

Places to Eat and/or Drink
This category encourages entrants from restaurants, hotels, pubs or cafes and 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.


All winners of Adur & Worthing Business Awards are automatically finalists in the Johnston Press South Business Awards held at The Grand Hotel in Brighton in October 2016

Sponsors Of Awards:


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