Thank you to all those who entered this year’s SME Northamptonshire Business Awards. Below are a list of winners for each category, for 2016.

Overall Winner

 Seckingtons Northampton

Retailer of the Year

Winner – Berties

Runner Up – Nexus Modelling Supplies

Service Excellence

Winner – Bosworth Independent College

Runner Up – Technocopy Solutions

Enterprising Business

Winner – Ice Cool Confidence

Runner Up – Warner Edwards Distillery

Velocity Business of the Year

Winner – Matchbox Architects

Runner Up – Goodrich Consulting

Northampton Business of the Year

Winner – Woodway UK

Runner Up – Matchbox Architect

Business Innovation

Winner – Engineering Technologies and Manufacturing

Runner Up – Matchbox Architects

Young Business Person

Winner – Fae Perkins, Bond Hair

Runner Up – Steve Curtis, Monkey Tree Hosting

Best New Business

Winner – Maria’s Coffee and Cake

Runner Up – Magee Street Bakery

Training and Development

Winner – Seckingtons Northampton

Runner Up – Dufeu IT Solutions


Winner – Impact Recruitment Services

Runner Up – The Office Genie

Rural Business of the Year

Winner – Bambino Mio

Runner Up – Waterloo Cottage Farm

Employer of the Year

Winner – 4see

Runner Up – A Bell

Barclays Business of the Year

Winner – A Bell

Runner Up – Woodway UK

Networking Group of the Year

Winner – The Business Club Northants

Runner Up – Women in Business Network

Entrepreneur of the Year

Winner – Tom Warner, Warner Edwards Distillery

Runner Up –Brad Piercewright, Technocopy Solutions

Community Business of the Year

Winner – Southfield Arts Company

Runner Up – Waterloo Cottage Farm

Best Customer Service

Winner – Chandler Communications

Runner Up – Hunters Solutions