BEST PERFORMING BUSINESS (26-250 STAFF) WINNER - PAGAN OSBORNE
IT HAS been another showcase event for Lothian companies, put in the spotlight at the ninth annual Evening News Business Excellence Awards.
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS WINNER - JUMP MARKETING
PROFESSIONAL sport, like business, is a results-driven world. In each arena, failure to perform can be harshly punished and the ill-equipped quickly exposed.
BUSINESS IN THE COMMUNITY - STREETWORK UK
E-BUSINESS WINNER - MAXIMILLION
BEST PERFORMING BUSINESS (25 STAFF AND UNDER) - SHORE DESIGN
WHILE eight local businesses will be searching for a little extra space in reception or in the boardroom for a coveted Business Excellence award, every organisation that entered the 2006 contest can consider itself a winner.
INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY WINNER - BLOXX
FOR nine years now, the Evening News Business Excellence Awards has celebrated the best commerce has to offer in Edinburgh and the Lothians, and, with a record number of entries this year, the competition has gone from strength to strength.
MOST ENTREPENEURIAL COMPANY WINNER - THE MANNA HOUSE
IT IS amazing how many great businesses exist that are virtually unheard of beyond their exceedingly happy customer base, geographical location or particular niche area of expertise.
EXCELLENCE IN SKILLS AND LEARNING WINNER - PAGAN OSBORNE
EIGHT Edinburgh organisations were today crowned as champions of great business practice in the ninth Evening News Business Excellence Awards.
IF successfully rising to challenges is what separates the ordinary from the excellent, then the entrants to the ninth annual Evening News Business Excellence Awards have set very high standards.
Many online ventures were still nursing their financial wounds after the bursting of the ‘dot com’ bubble when, in October 2002, Cameron Leask took voluntary redundancy from a major global business consultancy to set up Escrivo Internet Consultancy.
"They seemed to think I was crazy because they could not understand the concept."
If your trade is highly seasonal then having a bank that really understands your business can be a great asset. At least that has been the experience of Blairgowrie Fruit Packers (BFP).