Kirsty Henshaw among the winners at the 2012 Lancashire Business Awards

Posted on - 19th November, 2012 - 9:19pm | Author - | Posted in - Business, Preston News
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Preston firms came out to celebrate last week at a glitzy bash for the 2012 Lancashire Business Awards.


Hosted by Downtown Lancashire in Business on Thursday 15 November it saw the great and the good of the business community come together.

Hays Recruitment Specialists won Best Large Business of the Year while PR firm The Write Angle won two awards.

Kirsty Henshaw of Worthenshaw’s scooped Woman of the Year while Steve Broomhead from Recycling Lives was Man of the Year.

Downtown chief executive Frank McKenna said “The Lancashire Business Awards has always been a fantastic event that recognises some of the organisations that make the county great from the creative, legal, financial and hospitality industries to business and finance specialists.

“Downtown Lancashire in Business is delighted to have hosted another successful awards evening celebrating the very best of our business community. A huge well done to all our winners.”

Full list of winners

Networker Of The Year – Male: Teg Roberts, Astute Motoring

Networker Of The Year – Female: Janine Smith, Orvia

Most Creative Marketing Campaign: The Write Angle, Guild Year

Law Firm Of The Year: Forbes Solicitors

Best Financial Services Company: Champion Accountants

Best PR Creative Agency: The Write Angle

Social Media Guru Of The Year: Jeremy Coates, Magma Digital

Best Use Of IT/Social Media: Marsden Rawsthorn Solicitors

Property Firm Of The Year: Petty Chartered Surveyors

Best Hospitality Venue: Stanley House

Man Of The Year: Steven Broomhead, Recycling Lives

Woman Of The Year: Kirsty Henshaw, Worthenshaws Ltd

Small Business Of The Year: Garratts Insurance

Large Business Of The Year: Hays Recruitment

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