Winners crowned at 2021 Business Leader Awards

Winners crowned at 2021 Business Leader Awards

Following a virtual event in 2020, over 600 business leaders, professionals and entrepreneurs were at Ashton Gate last night to see the 2021 Business Leader Awards winners announced.

The event was hosted by comedian and TV presenter Tom Allen, and there were 76 businesses shortlisted across the 14 categories. Over 300 companies entered the awards in total, and a team of judges visited and scored all of them over a two-month period.

Andrew Scott, Founder of the Awards, comments: “Congratulations to all of the winners. It was rewarding to see businesses getting the recognition they deserve following a tough eighteen months. It was also good to see so many of the finalists acting on issues like sustainability and diversity, which are so important. Business can be a force for good and it was great to be back in person celebrating the best of the South West.”

The 2021 Business Leader Awards winners

Business in the Community


Green Business of the Year


Innovation & Technology Award


Customer Excellence Award

Pelican Business Services

Employer of the Year Award


Export & International Business Award


Family Business of the Year


Advisory Firm of the Year


Entrepreneur of the Year

Cas Paton – OnBuy

Start- Up Business Award

Fuelled Group

Business of the Year 1-10 employees

Shaw & Co

Business of the Year 11-50 employees

Cosgrove and Drew Engineering Services Ltd

Business of the Year 51+ employees


Business Leader of the Year

Chris Ormrod – The Flavourworks

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