Manufacturing & Construction
Poly Group of Companies
All Seasons Interiors
Debbie Whitehead – Clear Quality Limited
Sheffield Sustainable Kitchens
Unravel Support Ltd
Growth in Adversity
Roses The Bakers
Retailer of the Year
Miss Samantha’s Vintage
New Business of the Year
The Suited Baker
People Development & Training
Small Stuff UK
Performance Engineered Solutions (PES) Ltd
James Creed – Printed by Us
Ali Gibson Support
Unwrapped Ltd – New shop with zero packaging allows customers to buy exactly what they want, cutting down on waste.
TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT
Platts and Nisbett – Hand-crafted surgical instruments take days to make but are loved by surgeons. Apprenticeships last five years.
Gradconsult – Has been running the RISE programme for six years, placing 80 graduates a year with SMEs. It finds, attracts, interviews, recruits and trains graduates on behalf of SMEs.
Pictorial Meadows – Wildflower firm bringing science and expertise to planting beautiful blooms in towns and cities which last. Good for wildlife and insects and saves on mowing costs for councils.
Summitglow – The unsung heroes in the manufacturing chain, a crucial link for firms such as Gripple who put their trust and reputation of their firms and products in their hands to heat treat their products.
Maxons – Traditional boiled sweet maker reinventing itself with super-sour headsplitters and energy gels for athletes. Owned by five generations of the Pitchfork family.
VK Drums – Alan van Kleef hand crafts drums from Sheffield steel, copper, silver and gold. Huge demand from professionals and enthusiasts.
Real Junk Food Project – turns five tonnes-a-week of surplus food into meals at ‘pay-as-you-feel’ cafes and runs a network of 200 volunteers.
TribePad – Fields 35m applications online and on mobile for the likes of Tesco, the Church of England and Warner Bros.
Megan Abel Confident and ambitious 14 times world martial arts champion and boss of Sheffield martial arts school Utopia – and she’s still only 20. Has increased the number of classes to meet demand. Coached at other clubs since her teens.