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PwC are pleased to announce the finalists in the West of England Business of the Year Awards 2012, in association with Beacon South West, ITV West & Westcountry, Western Daily Press, Bristol/ Bath/ Swindon Business News and the NSPCC.
The competition is split into two categories: companies with a turnover of less than £25million (or <100 employees), and companies with a turnover in excess of £25million (or >100 employees).
Rob Lewis, Regional Chairman, PwC said:
“The awards are designed to acknowledge and celebrate businesses in the West for their success, achievements and contribution to the regional economy. The awards, now in their 24th year, are firmly established as the most prestigious business awards in this region. The awards will be supporting the NSPCC and we hope that the region will join us in pledging support”.
The shortlisted companies in the turnover in excess of £25 million/>100 employees category are: Beard, JB Global Limited, Offshore Marine Management Limited, Smiths News plc, St Austell Brewery Company Limited and Swallowfield Plc.
The shortlisted companies in the turnover of less than £25million /<100 employees category are: Frugi, Graphic Plc, Pipex px and Valldata Group.
The winners will be announced at a gala dinner taking place on 20 June at Bristol Marriott City Centre Hotel, which will be hosted by guest presenter Ian Axton of ITV West & Westcountry.
Karen Drew, NSPCC corporate manager for the South West, the charity which is being supported by the awards, said:
“In 2012 the NSPCC will be working locally with those children and families who are most at risk by opening state-of-the-art service centres in Bristol, Plymouth and Swindon offering pioneering programmes at the cutting edge of child protection. We are thrilled that PwC has chosen to support the NSPCC and our new local services at such a well regarded event in the West region business calendar.”
If you wish to find out further information about our awards, please contact the awards co-ordinator Jessica Poole.
Email: Jessica Poole
Tel: 0117 928 1107