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2018 Winners

Community Engagement

Safeguard Fusion

A company getting involved and supporting the local community, going above and beyond their ‘civic duty’ when it comes to charity, their staff, the local community and/or the...

Young Business

Dream Big Sports

A business that has been trading between 1 and 4 years, who has shown the desire to succeed, the, drive and the ambition to make it happen. Demonstrating a sound understanding of what it takes to...

Young Entrepreneur

Eric Bashyika - SW Clothing Co

An individual who has shown the desire to succeed and who has the flair, drive and the ambition to make it happen. Highlighting the best young entrepreneur in Oldham with great potential to...

Start Up

Assure Certification

An award for a business showing progress from the initial seed of an idea they identified an opportunity in the marketplace; developed a service; took this to customers and successfully made sales...

Employer of the Year

Oldham Chiropractic Clinic

Celebrating the best return on an investment in people, this award recognises the employee strategy that best attracts, retains and develops talent – and how it contributes to sustainable growth...

Business Person of the Year

Ansar Ali – dsgnuk

An Oldham-based individual who has made a significant business contribution to the Borough. Contributing towards ways of improving financial performance, developing new products and developing...

Business of the Year [<£1m]

Remedian IT Solutions

A business a turnover of less than £1million and demonstrating successful performance against its objectives. Providing evidence of financial and commercial success, outstanding leadership and...

Business of the Year [£1m-£5m]

Linda Lewis Kitchens

A business with a turnover between £1-5m million and demonstrating successful performance against its objectives. Providing evidence of financial and commercial success, outstanding leadership...

Business of the Year [£5-10m]

J A Harrison & Co

A business with a turnover between £5-10m million and able to demonstrate successful performance against its objectives. Presenting judges with evidence of financial and commercial success,...

Business of the Year [>£10m]

Diodes

A business with a turnover in excess of £10 million and demonstrating successful performance against its...

Supporting Young People

Channings Childcare

A business able to demonstrate an on-going programme of providing young people (up to the age of 30) with career support. This can be through apprenticeships, or by providing work experience, to...

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Entry Process & Information

The Oldham Business Awards are open to all business in the Borough of Oldham with 11 different categories available to enter including, Start Up, Business of the Year > £5M and Community Engagement. The entry process is simple and it is ok to enter multiple categories so long as an individual entry form is submitted for each category. All applications are judged by an independent panel made up of an Oldham Business Awards Steering Group Member and the individual Category Sponsor.

Please direct any queries to info@oldhambusinessawards.co.uk

PLANS for the 2022 Oldham Business Awards – the first post-Covid event of the borough’s premier business event – are well advanced.

Chairperson of the events steering group Steve Kilroy said “We have always enjoyed fantastic support, from the early days of 2008 when we set about organising the very first event.

“After two years without the awards, and the gala dinner when everyone gets together to celebrate all that is good about Oldham, I am convinced there is an appetite to get back to normality.”

 

Applications:  The process opened at a special launch event held on Monday March 28th 2022.

Applications for the 2022 awards closed – Fri 3rd June 2022.

Award Judging  –  Is held during June and July.

Finalists Announcement  –  Announced 11th August 2022.

The Event – The Oldham Business Awards Gala Dinner and Award Celebration will take place Friday 9th September 2022 at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Oldham.