Past Winners

The winners and runners up at the Merton Best Business Awards 2018

Overall Winner 

RyGas Ltd 

Best New Business

Winner – Swords Travel Ltd
Runner Up – Charlotte Loves

Best Service Excellence

Winner – RyGas Ltd
Runner Up – SPS Timber Windows 

Best Apprentice Of The Year

Winner– Ibolya Gyero, Lu-Ma Cafe 

Runner Up –  Lukasz Sosgornik, The Alexandra 

 

Entrepreneur Of The Year

Winner– Leanna Barrett, Little Forest Folk

Runner Up– Sahaj Kothari, Make In 3D

  

Best Enterprising Business

Winner– SANTORO Ltd 

Runner Up –Make In 3D 

  

Best In The Creative Sector

Winner– SANTORO Ltd 

Runner Up –360 Ripple 

The Extra Mile

Winner – Kew House Care Home 

Runner Up - Kisiel Group

  

Team Development

Winner – Eligo Recruitment 

 

Best Business in Wimbledon Town Centre

Winner – The Alexandra 

Runner Up – Justin James Hotel 

 

Employer of the Year

Winner –Ltd White Light Ltd 

Runner Up – Finling Associates 

  

Healthy Workplace

Winner –Harnham Group Ltd 

Runner –Retail IT  

 

Best Business under 50 Employees

Winner – Art Division

Runner Up –Little Forest Folk 

 

Best Business over 50 Employees

Winner –Harnham Group Ltd 

Runner Up –Kew House Care Home 

  

Best Customer Service

Winner – Wimbledon Babysitting Agency

Runner Up – Bakou

 

Restaurant of the Year

Winner –Lu-Ma Cafe 

Runner Up – SaiRestaurant 

  

Pub of the Year

Winner – The Alexandra 

Runner Up –Prince of Wales 

 

The Andrew Wakefield Award

Mick Dore, The Alexandra Pub 

The winners and runners up at the Merton Best Business Awards 2017

Overall Winner

Orchard Day Nursery

Best Restaurant of the Year

Winner – Lu-Ma Café
Runner Up – The White Onion

 

Best Pub of the Year

Winner – The Old Frizzle
Runner Up – Prince of Wales

 

Best Customer Service 

Winner – Quality Stitch

Runner Up – Holistic Fitness Studios

 

Apprentice of the Year

Winner – Antoniu Dragu, Finling

Runner Up – Ross Walker, Wow Your Crowd

 

Best Business in Wimbledon Town Centre

Winner – Eligo Recruitment Ltd

Runner Up – Fayre and Square

 

Best Business under 50 Employees

Winner – Art Division Ltd

Runner Up – GEM and Co Financial Services LLP

 

Best Enterprising Business

Winner – Harnham Group Ltd

Runner Up – D Parry Pharmacy

 

Best in the Creative Sector

Winner – Art Division

Runner Up – Wimbledon International MusicFestival

 

Best New Business

Winner – The Orchard Day Nursery

Runner Up – Bear and Pine

 

Best Service Excellence

Winner – SPS Timber Windows

Runner Up – Kew House Care Home

 

Entrepreneur of the Year

Winner – Sahaj Kothari, Make In 3D

Runner Up – Karine Torr, Darling Magazine UK

 

Employer of the Year

Winner – Harnham Group Ltd

Runner Up – Help for Carers

 

Team Development

Winner – Business Clan Ltd

Runner Up – Eligo Recruitment Ltd

Runner Up – Kew House Care Home

 

The Extra Mile

Winner – Retail IT

Runner Up – Fitwise

 

The Best Business Over 50 Employees

Winner – Help for Carers

Runner Up – Elbrook Cash and Carry Ltd

 

Healthy Workplace

Winner – Peldon Rose Group Limited

Runner Up – MVSC

The winners and runners up at the Merton Best Business Awards 2016

Overall Winner

Eligo Recruitment

Best New Business

Runner Up – Ensere Ltd
Winner – Business Clan

 

Best Service Excellence

Runner Up – GEM & Co Financial Services
Winner – Merton Mencap

 

Best Apprentice of the Year

Runner Up – Emma Cenanovic, Grenfell Housing
Winner – Zhen Liu, Capital Training Group

 

Entrepreneur of the Year

Runner Up – Cath Harrop, mum2mum Market
Winner – Sylvia Anderson, Anderson Food Hygiene

 

Best Enterprising Business

Runner Up – Stem4
Winner – Aztec Events

 

Best Creative Award

Runner Up – Katja Nuutinen Couture
Winner – 3mil Limited

 

The Extra Mile

Runner Up – Tots Landing
Winner – Tennison Properties

 

Best Business in Wimbledon Town Centre

Runner Up – Tots Landing
Winner – The Justin James hotel

 

Employee of the Year

Runner Up – Philip James, Rhodium Consulting
Winner – Adele Coles, Eden Skin Clinic

 

Employer of the Year

Runner Up – Carers Support Merton
Winner – Eligo Recruitment

 

Best Customer Service

Runner up - Part Veterinary Practice
Winner – Tots Landing

The winners and runners up at the Merton Best Business Awards 2015

Overall Winner

Winner: Crown Lane Studios 

 

Entrepreneur of the Year

Winner: Sylvia Anderson, of Anderson Food Hygiene
Runner Up: Lisa Lamberti, The Pilates Clinic 

 

Best Creative Award

Winner: Sport labs
Runner Up: New Wimbledon Theatre 

 

Best Service Excellence

Winner: GEM & Co Financial Services
Runner Up: Park Vets 

 

Team Development

Winner: Lauristons
Runner Up: Capital Training Group 

 

Best Enterprising Business

Winner: Eligo Recruitment
Runner Up: Geeks 

 

Best Business in Colliers Wood

Winner: The Sound Lounge Studios
Runner Up: Eddison white 

Apprentice of the Year

Winner: Ryan Alexandrou, New Wimbledon Theatre 
Runner Up: Terrone Francis, of Capital Training Group 

 

Best New Business

Winner: Little Forest Folk 
Runner up: Mini Engineers Ltd 

 

Best Green Business

Winner: Crown Lane Studios
Runner Up: Bio Collectors 

 

Best Business in Mitcham

Winner: Carers Support Merton
Runner Up: Rhodium Consulting 

 

Best Business in Morden

Winner: Aqua Physio
Runner Up: Anderson Food Hygiene 

 

Best Business in Raynes Park

Winner: Tennison Property
Runner Up: Park Vets 

 

Best Business in SW19

Winner: Eligo Recruitment
Runner Up: Paul Strank Roofing 

 

Best Business in Wimbledon Town Centre

Winner: The Justin James Hotel
Runner Up: Sportlabs 

 

The Extra Mile

Winner: Paul Strank Roofing
Runner Up: Crown Lane Studio 

 

Time & Leisure Editor’s Choice Award

Aqua Physio 

 

Best Customer Service

Winner: Bakou
Runner up: Rhodium Consulting 

The winners and runners up at the Merton Best Business Awards 2014

Overall Winner

New Wimbledon Theatre

 

Best New Business

Winner - Mini-Engineers Limited
Runner up - Schmidt Wimbledon

 

Best Service Excellence

Winner - Anderson Food Hygiene
Runner up  - Aqua Physio

 

Best Young Person of the Year

Winner - New Wimbledon Theatre
Runner up - Aztec Event Services

 

Best Creative Sector

Winner - MaBy Land Ltd
Runner up - Simmons Creperie

 

Colliers Wood Business of the Year

Winner - Willows Pre-School
Runner up - Eddie Catz Wimbledon

 

Enterprising Business

Winner - Mum2mum market Ltd
Runner up - Flying Fantastic

 

Entrepreneur of the Year

Winner - Mum2mum market Ltd – Cath Harrop
Runner up - Anderson Food Hygiene - Sylvia Anderson  

 

Going Green

Winner - Microbee Ltd
Runner up - Aztec Event Services

 

Morden Business of the Year

Winner - AquaPhysio Ltd
Runner up - Anderson Food Hygiene

 

Raynes Park Business of the Year

Winner - STEM4
Runner up - Merco

 

Team Development

Winner - Gina Conway Lifestyle Salon and Spa
Runner up - Willows Pre-School

 

The Extra Mile 

Winner - GEM & Co Financial Services LLP
Runner up  - Mash Media

 

Wimbledon Village Business of the Year

Winner - Cannizaro House
Runner up - Fit8

 

Wimbledon Business of the Year

Winner - New Wimbledon Theatre
Runner up - Capital Training Group

The winners and runners up at the Merton Best Business Awards 2013

Overall Winner

Merco Medical Staffing Ltd 

 

Best Creative Sector Award 

Winner: Boggio Studios
Runner up: Reflect Productions 

 

Best Enterprising Business AwardWinner: STEM4
Runner up: mum2mum Market 

 

Best Innovation Award 

Winner: mum2mum Market 

 

Best New Business 

Winner: AquaPhysio Ltd
Runner up: Mums on the Go 

 

Best Service Excellence Award 

Winner: Capital Training Group
Runner up: Wimbledon Village Stables 

 

Best Young Business Person 

Winner: Nick D’Aloisio: Summly Limited
Runner up: Robert Brinkley: Brinkley’s Estate Agency Limited 

 

Colliers Wood Business of the Year 

Winner: Gibbs
Runner up: Charles Holden Pub 

 

Entrepreneurof the Year 

Winner: Cath Harrop: mum2mum Market
Runner up: Ally Maughan: People Puzzles Ltd 

 

Mitcham Business of the Year 

Winner: Merton Community Transport Ltd
Runner up: The Vine Project 

 

Morden Business of the Year 

Winner: The Training and Recruitment Partnership limited
Runner up: Anderson Food Hygiene Limited 

 

Raynes Park Business of the Year 

Winner: Merco Medical
Runner up: Art Division Ltd 

 

Team Development Award 

Winner: Clear Insurance Management Limited
Runner up: Willows Pre-School 

 

The Extra Mile Award 

Winner: Wimbledon Village Stables
Runner up: Aztec Events 

Wimbledon Business of the Year 

Winner: Cannizaro House
Runner up: Gina Conway

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