Stories of success are celebrated on big night

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Danielle Dixon, winner of the Woman in Business Award and the Winner of Winners Award, at the T&A Bradford Means Business Awards 2013

9:00am Wednesday 12th June 2013

Success stories and top talent were celebrated at this year’s Telegraph & Argus Bradford Means Business awards.

Winner Of Winners

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: T&A editor Perry Austin-Clarke with Winner of Winners Danielle Dixon and award presenter Catherine Riley, manager of the Kirkgate Centre

9:46am Wednesday 12th June 2013

Winner: Danielle Dixon, of Kinder Haven Nurseries

Winner - Retail Leisure Or Hospitality Business of the Year

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Anne Preston from the Ring O’Bells with award presenter Duncan Bower from Westfield

9:42am Wednesday 12th June 2013

Winner: Ring O’Bells, Thornton

Winner - Business Or Technical Innovation of the Year

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Alasdair Bryce from Victor Manufact-uring Ltd with the Business or Technical Innovation of the Year award

9:37am Wednesday 12th June 2013

Winner: Victor Manufacturing Ltd

Winner - Woman In Business

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Danielle Dixon from Kinder Haven with award presenter Nasreen Karim from Hiba Hampers

9:35am Wednesday 12th June 2013

Winner: Danielle Dixon, of Kinder Haven Nurseries

Winner - Manufacturer of the Year

9:32am Wednesday 12th June 2013

Winner: BorgWarner Turbo Systems

Winner - Business Personality of the Year

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Paul Mackie with award presenter Stephen Wright from Bradford Chamber

9:29am Wednesday 12th June 2013

Winner: Paul Mackie, of Rex Procter and Partners

Winner - Employer of the Year

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Anthony King from Kings Security Systems with presenter Paul Young from Gordons Solicitors

9:24am Wednesday 12th June 2013

Winner: Kings Security

Winner - New Business of the Year

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Allan Barker from AGR Racking Ltd with award presenter Chris Gardner from Appleyard Jaguar

9:20am Wednesday 12th June 2013

Winner: AGR Racking Ltd

Winner - Environmental Health And Social Care Business of the Year

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dan Perry from Park House Healthcare with award presenter Caroline Cundy from Sovereign Healthcare

9:22am Wednesday 12th June 2013

Winner: Park House Healthcare reen values really are at the heart of Park House Healthcare.

Winner - Job Creator of the Year

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Geraldine Howley from Incommunities with presenter Richard Hinchcliffe from Bradford College

9:15am Wednesday 12th June 2013

Winner: Incommunities

Winner - Small Or Medium Business of the Year

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mike Danby from Advanced Supply Chain with presenter Stephen Clayborough from Morrisons

9:05am Wednesday 12th June 2013

Winner: Advanced Supply Chain aulage firm Advanced Supply Chain is really delivering the goods, and now has the award to prove it.

Awards honour Bradford's top businesses

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Danielle Dixon, winner of the Woman in Business Award and the Winner of Winners Award, at the T&A Bradford Means Business Awards 2013

5:49pm Sunday 9th June 2013

Big-hitters from the business world celebrated the best companies, entrepreneurs and innovations of the district.

Speaker is a winner himself who rose to top in Co-op group

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Peter Marks, who will be the keynote speaker at the Bradford Means Business Awards

9:00am Wednesday 5th June 2013

The keynote speaker at this year’s Bradford Means Business Awards is Peter Marks, who has just retired from the Co-op after more 40 years.

Oscars-style big night out for business

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Highly Commended line-up from last year’s awards

9:10am Wednesday 5th June 2013

It’s here at last... the Bradford Means Business Awards 2013.

A warm welcome!

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A fire-eater heralds the opening of the Midpoint Suite

10:27am Wednesday 5th June 2013

Our venue for the 2013 Bradford Means Business Awards will once again be the Aagrah’s Midpoint Suite at Thornbury, not just a major outlet for this award-winning curry empire, but a major jewel in Bradford’s business crown as well.

No easy task selecting the best from the rest

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The judging panel hard at work sifting through the entries

10:25am Wednesday 5th June 2013

Once we opened the floodgates to entries at the beginning of the year, the hard work was yet to begin – judging each of our 11 categories.

Shortlist - Environmental Health And Social Environmental Health And Social Care Business of the Year

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Garry Hudson, of Aqua Clinic

10:23am Wednesday 5th June 2013

The judges will be seeking to identify the business which has made the greatest contribution to the local economy – or has been the most innovative – in the fields of environment, health and social care.

Shortlist - Woman In Business

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Danielle Dixon, of Kinder Haven Nurseries

10:18am Wednesday 5th June 2013

The businesswoman who has shown truly outstanding leadership at the head of a business, leading to measurable success, while acting as a role model for other women.

Shortlist - Manufacturer of the Year

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Balbir Panesar, founder and chairman of PEC

10:05am Wednesday 5th June 2013

This new category recognises an outstanding company operating in a sector that is the backbone of the Bradford district’s economy. Judges will look for a record of success, innovation and growth, together with future potential and a positive impact on the community.

Shortlist - Business Or Technical Innovation of the Year

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Peter Tapper, of Topdental

10:02am Wednesday 5th June 2013

The best new product, system or service destined to become a market leader in the way it solves a problem or meets a need.

Shortlist - Business Personality of the Year

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Saleem Kader, who runs Bombay Stores

9:58am Wednesday 5th June 2013

The person who has demonstrated inspired and inspiring leadership which has made a real contribution to their company and, in doing so, has enhanced the image and reputation of the district as a whole

Shortlist - Employer of the Year

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Christine Cliffe, of Borgwarner

9:54am Wednesday 5th June 2013

The company which, in the opinion of its staff, provides the best working environment, best people-development practices, best skills and training programmes and demonstrates genuine care for the health and well-being of its workforce.

Shortlist - Job Creator of the Year

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Paul Mackie, of Rex Proctor and Partners

9:49am Wednesday 5th June 2013

A business or individual who has played an outstanding role in boosting employment in the Bradford district through innovation, investment and risk-taking in the face of the tough economic conditions.

Winner Of Winners

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mark Robinson with his 2012 Bradford Means Business awards

9:45am Wednesday 5th June 2013

We did not ask business or the public to nominate in this one, as the winner of winners is selected from the top-placed nominations of the other ten awards.

Shortlist - New Business of the Year

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Gideon Seymour, of Fabric, the charity behind Hand Made In Bradford

9:32am Wednesday 5th June 2013

The business which has been in operation for less than a year which can demonstrate imagination, sound planning, exceptional marketing and great delivery.

Shortlist - Small Or Medium Business of the Year

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Roy Smith, of Park House Health Care

9:28am Wednesday 5th June 2013

The business with a turnover of up to £50 million and/or 250 employees which shows strong financial performance, good staff and customer care, demonstrates a real potential for future success and has a positive impact on the community.

Shortlist - Retail Leisure Or Hospitality Business of the Year

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Anne Preston, co-owner of the Ring O’Bells

9:21am Wednesday 5th June 2013

This was a category that was opened up to readers of the T&A to nominate in. We wanted to know who gives the best customer service in Bradford – nominations could be for a hotel, pub, restaurant, shop or any business that has day-to-day contact with the general public.

Vital role played by the sponsors

9:14am Wednesday 5th June 2013

The Bradford Means Business Awards 2013 could not have happened without our partners and sponsors.

Search is on for new business successes

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Gideon Seymour, of Hand Made in Bradford

8:00am Thursday 28th February 2013

We’re looking for new businesses who have set up in the last year to enter our Bradford Means Business Awards 2013.

Is your firm a dedicated innovator?

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Baildon company Cimlogic has entered the awards

9:00am Tuesday 19th February 2013

Is your business on the cutting edge of modern technology?

Who’s done the business for you in Bradford over past year?

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Summers Butchers staff with their award at last year’s event

11:00am Friday 1st February 2013

For the third year, the Telegraph & Argus are holding our Bradford Means Business Awards... and we need you to help us find winners in two categories.

How to win recognition of your business’s hard work with the Bradford Means Business Awards

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mark Robinson, who founded logo and corporate branding firm Digital Green, was Young Business Entrepreneur of the Year and Winner of Winners last year

1:14pm Friday 25th January 2013

Do you think your company deserves to be in the running for a Bradford Means Business Award 2013?

Bradford Means Business Awards set to fly the flag for the city’s many achievers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Telegraph & Argus editor Perry Austin-Clarke speaking at last year's Bradford Means Business Awards

1:29pm Friday 25th January 2013

Telegraph & Argus editor Perry Austin-Clarke on why the 2013 Bradford Means Business Awards are more important than ever his is the third year of our Bradford Means Business Awards.

Awards night celebrates ‘all that’s great’ – large or small

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Lord and Lady Mayoress of Bradford with T&A editor Perry Austin-Clarke at last year’s awards

1:32pm Friday 25th January 2013

Bright young talent shone with the leading lights of Bradford’s business world at the glittering Telegraph & Argus Bradford Means Business Awards last year.

‘Businesses in the Bradford district are bucking the trend’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Council leader Coun David Green

8:58am Monday 28th January 2013

As one of the major partners, along with Bradford Chamber, of the Bradford Means Business Awards, Bradford Council plays a major part in helping existing businesses and encouraging new ones.

Aagrah's Midpoint Suite, Thornbury, to host big night again

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Aagrah Midpoint restaurant

9:01am Monday 28th January 2013

Our venue for the 2013 Bradford Means Business Awards will once again be the Aagrah’s Midpoint Suite at Thornbury, not just a major outlet for this award-winning curry empire, but a major jewel in Bradford’s business crown as well.



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