Greater Manchester’s outstanding employers and apprentices were celebrated at the Skills for Business Awards last week (November 30th).
The awards, in association with Pearson, were hosted by a partnership of the Greater Manchester Learning Provider Network and the Greater Manchester Chamber.
The Skills for Business Awards, which are now in their fourth year, recognise the direct impact learning has on businesses, individuals and communities in Greater Manchester.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank all those individuals and organisations that submitted nominations and congratulate all the winners.
We would also like to express our sincere thanks to our event partners and sponsors. Without their support it would not have been possible to host such a successful event
The full list of winners was as follows:
Micro Business of the Year Winner: Construction Q
Small Business of the Year Winner: Space Zero
Medium Business of the Year Winner: Aptus Utilities Ltd
Large Business of the Year Winner: Stockport Council
Best of the Best – Best Investor in Skills Award Winner: Aptus Utilities Ltd
Education Business Partnership of the Year Winner: Thirty Pound Gentleman and Contact Theatre
Learning Provider of the Year Winner: Total People Limited
Intermediate Apprentice of the Year Winner: Anthony Szylak – The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust with Bury College
Advanced Apprentice of the Year Winner: Stephanie Moyle, Eatock Primary School with Bury College
Higher Degree Level Apprentice of the Year Winner: Matthew Leavis, Morson Vital Training with Manchester Metropolitan University
Entrepreneur of the Year Winner: Roy Miller, Amphorea Packaging
Learning and Skills Champion of the Year Winner: Pam Earley – The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Outstanding Innovation Winner: Cogent Skills working with Bury College & Manchester Metropolitan University
Supporting People into Employment Winner: Willmott Dixon Construction
The judges also Commended Tonetech Ltd, Barlows (UK) Ltd, The Co-Op and Sharon Edwards for their entries.
The Awards were presented at a celebration Dinner at The Point, Emirates Old Trafford.