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2019 Winners

EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR

Physio Matters

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...

Young Business of the Year

Defiance Spirits Ltd

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...

Supporting Young People

Unity Partnership

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...

Start-up Business of the Year

BW Marketing

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...

Community Engagement

Oldham Hulme Grammar School

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...

Business of the Year more than £10m

The Jordon Group

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

Business of the Year £5m – £10m

George Hill Timber

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 £1m – £5m

Precision Pallets and Cases Ltd

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 Person of the Year

Andy Hirst Sudlows Ltd

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 Under £1m

Physio Matters

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...

Young Business of the Year

Defiance Spirits Ltd

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

Connor Hall – Live and Now Group

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...

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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 opens at a special launch event held on Monday March 28th 2022.

Applications close – 13th May 2022.

Award Judging  –  Is held during June and July.

Finalists Announcement  –  Announced 28th July 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.