Skip to content

Nottingham Trent University Help Celebrate Women in Business

Nottingham Trent University partnered with The Nottingham Post to deliver the Women in Business Awards 2014.

Nottingham Trent University partnered with The Nottingham Post to deliver the Women in Business Awards 2014. This year's Women in Business awards acknowledged a vast variety of companies from law firms to beauty salons and celebrated the great achievements of the lead female entrepreneurs within them. Zara Whysall, Senior Lecturer at Nottingham Business School, NTU, also had the pleasure of honouring Imogen Skirving, owner of Langar Hall Country Hotel and Restaurant with the lifetime achievement award for achieving such a commendable and exceptional success of her Business.

Zara Whysall said: "This year's awards ceremony was a huge success - Nottingham Post's largest awards ceremony to date. It's a great testament to the considerable amount of talent in Nottingham, and it was fantastic to see this talent being recognised and their achievements celebrated."

Other winners at the awards, held at the Nottinghamshire Golf and Country Club include:

NKD waxing for The Small Business of the Year award, The Apprentice of the Year Award went to Phoebe Gretton of Hairven hair and beauty Salon in Gelding and Halborns, an employment law firm in Waverley Street, Nottingham, owned by lawyer Ginny Hallam was awarded the Best New Business Award.

There were 21 Awards presented to winners and runners-up at the ceremony, each one as prestigious as the next. Below is a complete list of all the winners:

Lifetime Achievement Award: Imogen Skirving, owner of Langar Hall Country Hotel and Restaurant
Apprentice of the Year: Phoebe Gretton of Hairven hair and beauty Salon in Gelding.
Innovation Award: Dawn Butler, owner of Dinkydoodle Designs.
Inspirational Woman of the Year: Caroline Harroe, who set up of Harmless.
Entrepreneur of the Year: Diane Doran, owner of Mansfield Manor Hotel.
Community Champion: Hairven hair and beauty salon in Gedling, owned by Collette Osborne.
Sole Trader of the Year: Bella Bidmead, of Waggy Tails Pet Services
Rising Star: Naomi Mills, owner of Radcliffe Chiropractic Clinic and Chiromarket Ltd.
New Business/Business Launch: Halborns owned by lawyer Ginny Hallam.
Small Business of the Year: Nkd Waxing owned by Rebecca Dowdeswell.
Women in Public Service Award: Dr Jane Dewar, a cystic fibrosis consultant, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust.
Businesswoman of the Year: Wendy Tideswell and Debbie White, of the Cake Decorating Company.

Nottingham Trent University Help Celebrate Women in Business

Published on 28 November 2014
  • Category: Nottingham Business School

Still need help?

+44 (0)115 941 8418