Yorkshire Business Masters 2017: The winners revealed

30 March 2017. TheBusinessDesk.com Yorkshire Business Masters Awards 2017 held at The Queens Hotel, Leeds.

From major innovators, to excellent SMEs, overperforming exporters and upstanding professional services businesses, the business community came out in force for the Yorkshire Business Masters 2017 tonight.

Held at The Queens Hotel in Leeds, a packed room full of shortlisted companies and leaders came together to celebrate the crème de la crème of the region’s businesses.

Hosted by TheBusinessDesk.com’s Yorkshire editor Alex Turner and Nina Warhurst, BBC political editor, sponsors included Mills & Reeve, EY, Clarion, Bridging Finance Solutions and Progeny Corporate Law.

Click the picture to see the photo gallery from the Yorkshire Business Masters Awards 2017. 

Alex Turner said: “The Business Masters Awards provide a great platform to showcase the best that Yorkshire’s businesses have to offer. Tonight’s event has been a fantastic evening, and I’d like to thank all the shortlisted companies for the amazing work they do, as well as our sponsors, without whom tonight would not have been possible.”

Sponsors include:

Yorkshire Business Masters sponsors 2017

…and the winners are:

Innovation – sponsored by Progeny Corporate Law, presented by director Alistair Scott-Somers

Winner: Lhasa

Cap hpi
Bemrose Booth

International Trade – presented by Stuart Clarke co-founder and festival director, Leeds Digital Festival and Business Masters 2017 judge


Winner: J&C Joel
Brandon Medical
Bemrose Booth
the bigword

Contributing to the Community

Winner: Walker Morris

Ahead Partnership

Professional Services – Presented by Martin Allison, director at Rosedale Advisory and Business Masters 2017 judge

Winner: Clarion

Squire Patton Boggs
Wilson Field
Workplace Pensions

Small Business – sponsored by WGN, presented by Colin Glass OBE

Winner: Right Fuel Card Company

Ashley Bolser Agency
Azzure IT
We are Boutique
The Car Buying Group

Medium Business – sponsored by Mills & Reeve, presented by partner Paul Johnson

Winner: Southerns

Shire Beds
Key Security
Tiffin Sandwiches

Large Business – Sponsored by Clarion, presented by senior partner Richard Moran

Winner: thebigword

Harrison Spinks
Karro Food
Sky Betting & Gaming

Employer of the Year – Presented by Jonathan Straight, entrepreneur and Business Masters 2017 judge

Winner: Sky Betting & Gaming

The Right Fuel Card Company
Vital Technology
Charlton Morris

Fast Growth – Sponsored by EY, presented by executive director Catherine Reid

Winner: PTSG

The Car Buying Group
Southerns Group
Sky Betting & Gaming
Nexus Vehicle Rental


Steve Parkin