Business Awards shortlist unveiled

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The shortlist for the East Renfrewshire Business Awards 2018 has been unveiled, with 18 companies making the cut across eight categories.

The nominees showcase the best of business in East Renfrewshire, reflecting the breadth and depth of business successes in the region.

John F Hamilton, East Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce president said: “What a great response to our call for applications – The shortlist comprises a fantastic range of companies who represent the best performing businesses in East Renfrewshire across the various award categories this year.

“I know this will set the judges a formidable challenge to find winners from such an outstanding selection. My thanks also go to our sponsors as without them these awards would not be possible”

Audrey Ross, sales and marketing Director for Taylor Wimpey West Scotland said: “We are delighted once again to be this year’s event principal sponsor and category sponsor of the ‘Developing East Renfrewshire’s Young Workforce Award’.

“Our involvement is an opportunity to reinforce our commitment to the East Renfrewshire area as plans progress for our new developments at Barrhead, Neilston and Maidenhill in Newton Mearns. It also supports our connections with a number of local East Renfrewshire schools, and our commitment to develop a young workforce by promoting the diverse range of career opportunities that exist for young people considering our industry.

“The finalists announced today are an incredible showcase for their drive, spirit and commitment to the local area, and I wish them every success in the final stages of these prestigious awards.”

The 2018 finalists are:

Developing East Renfrewshire’s Young Workforce Award sponsored by Taylor Wimpey West Scotland

⦁– George Leslie Ltd

⦁– The Avenue

⦁– YES Works Ltd

⦁Family Business Award sponsored by East Renfrewshire Council

⦁– Creature Comforts

⦁– First Floors (Scotland) Ltd

⦁– I-Kick Martial Arts Ltd

⦁Excellence in Customer Service Award sponsored by The Avenue Shopping Centre

⦁– Davie the Barbers Ltd

⦁– Kidnetick

⦁– LA Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic

⦁– The Uplawmoor Hotel

⦁Most Promising New Business Award sponsored by Business Gateway East Renfrewshire

⦁– C Q Services Limited

⦁– Own Energy (UK) Ltd

⦁– T30 Fitness Training

⦁– Community Impact Award sponsored by CALA Homes West

⦁– East Ren Taxis ltd

⦁– George Leslie Ltd

⦁– Greenhouse C.I.C

⦁Independent Retailer of the Year Award sponsorship still available

⦁– Creature Comforts

⦁– First Floors (Scotland) Ltd

⦁– Wedding Wise

East Renfrewshire’s Best Business Award (10 employees or less) sponsorship still available

⦁– First Floors (Scotland) Ltd

⦁– Home Instead Senior Care

⦁– I-Kick Martial Arts Ltd

⦁– T30 Fitness Training

East Renfrewshire’s Best Business Award (11 employees or more) sponsored by George Leslie Limited

⦁– Creature Comforts

⦁– Complete Cleaning Services

Winners will be announced at the awards dinner which will be held at The Busby Hotel on Thursday, June 7 and it promises to be a night not to be missed. STV star and former Miss Scotland Jennifer Reoch will host the event and tickets are now on sale. Email awards@entourageuk.com to book your table/tickets or book online at www.eastrenchamber.org.uk/events/.