Sponsors 2024

WSM Advisors

Headline Sponsor

As a top 100 UK accounting practice, we pride ourselves in providing expertise and advice on UK tax. We specifically work with private and corporate clients from local, national and international locations who are looking for an advisor with knowledge to navigate the UK’s complex tax systems. We believe strongly in the taxpayer’s ethical right to arrange their financial affairs, within the law, to minimise their tax liability. Alongside our taxation services the firm offers accounting, audit, insolvency, due diligence and consulting services. Through our European network, Europe Fides, we also assist clients who need complex, often multi-jurisdictional, advice in developing their broader strategies.

London Borough of Merton

Headline Sponsor

We pride ourselves on being business-friendly and creating an environment which allows businesses to thrive, prosper and create jobs. London is a world class city, but here in Merton, we are lucky to be the home of tennis which puts SW19 and Wimbledon on the map and makes us a globally recognised and prestigious brand. Grasping those business opportunities is essential, but also ensuring that we adapt to a rapidly changing environment which will be key to retaining and attracting new businesses to the borough.  We recognise  the considerable contribution businesses make to Merton by bringing jobs to the borough and support for the local economy.

Hartley Fowler Chartered Accountant

Platinum Sponsor

Hartley Fowler Chartered Accountants are a local firm of Chartered Accountants and Tax Advisors. We focus on helping our clients pay no more tax than they need to – it’s as simple as that. With offices in the heart of Wimbledon, our team supports many local businesses and individuals with a wide range of accountancy and tax advice. Regardless of industry sector, we’re passionate about what we do for our clients. We offer safe, reliable expertise delivered with clarity and perspective. Our advice enables our clients to concentrate on growing and developing their business, minimise their tax burden and of course, create a stress-free working environment to empower them to focus on their objectives.

Morr & Co

Platinum Sponsor

As a leading firm of solicitors, we serve a wide range of businesses and private individuals. We combine the depth of knowledge, capabilities and resources of a large firm with the approach ability of a local practice. We are clear, direct and straight forward in our approach, and relentless in our pursuit of the best solutions for our clients. Our values are the qualities and attributes that drive our actions and help us to be successful for our clients and our firm. They are a toolkit of attitudes and qualities that inform our behaviour and enable us to achieve our goals. They are what we believe is truly important and what we model in our work and relationships with clients, colleagues and the community.

Wimbledon Quarter

Platinum Sponsor

Wimbledon Quarter is a new neighbourhood hub for SW19, providing a destination space in which to shop, train, eat and work. Formerly Centre Court Shopping Centre, Wimbledon Quarter underwent a major refurbishment in 2023 with the installation of a new retractable roof, a spacious courtyard for community events and a superb new entrance onto Queens Road, providing easier pedestrian access. Home to popular high street brands such as M&S Simply Food, Boots, Oliver Bonas, Superdrug, Smiggle and H&M, Wimbledon Quarter has recently welcomed a vibrant mix of new occupiers including Third Space, The Golf Groove and The Boardroom Climbing, with more names to be announced soon.   Huddle, a coworking and private office provider, is also joining the Wimbledon Quarter stable and is expected to open in Summer 2024.

New Wimbledon Theatre

Gold Sponsor

New Wimbledon Theatre is a beautiful Grade II listed masterpiece that has stood in Merton, London for over a century. The theatre is ripe with history and has hosted some of the biggest plays, musicals and performances from around the world. With an immense seating capacity, this is one of the premiere venues in London, with a rich history of pantomime opening on Boxing Day 1910 with Jack and Jill and continuing the festive tradition into 2022.  The Studio at New Wimbledon Theatre is a 50-80 seat black box theatre with amazing development work from new writers, comedians, directors and producers. The Studio is home to the #FromTheFringe season in June and our autumn Premieres season of new writing.


Gold Sponsor

We are delighted to be supporting the Merton Best Business Awards this year, these awards are a great opportunity to celebrate the business community in Merton. At QudoCloud we are about providing Cloud based Communications and Collaboration services that allow our customers to operate their businesses as they need.  Whether working from the office, working from home or Hybrid Working, our applications and services offer solutions for all. We offer 30 day contracts that can be set up within minutes to suit your requirements. We can provide access to office telephony services through either physical handsets on your desk or through mobile phones, we can also connect you through software Collaboration tools such as Microsoft Teams or Webex. We also offer scalable full Omni Channel contact centre services for your customer support teams. Our friendly sales and support teams are always available for a chat and to offer advice.

Merton Giving

Gold Sponsor

Merton Giving makes local giving easy by providing a focal point for involvement. Based on the notion that everyone has something to give, no matter how small, Merton Giving provides businesses and people in the local community the opportunity to give money, time or in-kind support to help local people and make a positive difference to their lives. Merton Giving harnesses the collective strength of our community and, through donations and fundraising activities from our supporters, award grants to charitable organisations working locally to tackle inequality and change lives for the better in Merton. Donations to Merton Giving help tackle important local issues including loneliness and isolation, poverty, inequality and struggles with mental health. Through our grant funding, we support local charitable organisations who understand the issues and the solutions to help people in need in our community.

Andrew Scott Robertson

Gold sponsor

Businesses in Merton – and the people in our community – have shown incredible resilience over the past 18 months, constantly adapting to survive this particular storm. The 2021 Merton Best Business Awards will seek to recognise that.  We pride ourselves in being the market-leading firm of Chartered Surveyors and Estate Agents, operating from Wimbledon for over 40 years.  For the past 8 years, Andrew Scott Robertson have been thrilled to sponsor the Merton Best Business Awards, showcasing the best of the business community across the borough. We have been involved at the heart of the community, bringing many new businesses into the borough and advising established firms on their expansion and relocation plans.  We look forward to hearing your stories and celebrating with you at the year's award ceremony.

Love Wimbledon

Gold sponsor

We are a Business Improvement District (BID) established in 2012 supporting a thriving community of 450+ businesses in Wimbledon Town Centre. Love Wimbledon is the voice of businesses in the BID, with an ambition that Wimbledon continues to be an evolving town centre where businesses thrive, people visit and communities engage. We create better places, spaces and experiences, promote and support businesses within the BID, and are working towards a greener and more sustainable town centre.

South Thames Colleges Group

Gold Sponsor

South Thames College, Merton College, Carshalton College and Kingston College merged on the 1st August 2017 forming the South Thames Colleges Group. Joining together allows us to continue to build on their successful reputations, bringing together the strengths of all the colleges, enhancing opportunities for current and future students and safeguarding the provision of further education to businesses. Merton College is home to the highly regarded Hospitality and Catering Academy. All our colleges offer Apprenticeship opportunities in a variety of industries e.g. Electrical, Construction, Health Care Sciences and Childcare. This has led to some amazing employment opportunities for our adults and young people. Through our business centre we work in unison with industry to develop programs to meet their needs and enhance their workforce.


Gold Sponsor

CHAS is the UK’s leading provider of risk prevention, compliance and supply chain management services for clients and contractors. We work in partnership with leading industry bodies and independent organisations to provide a single solution for accreditation, risk assessment, supply chain management and industry training. CHAS is an authority and trusted advisor on health & safety compliance, responsible for setting industry benchmarks and providing the Common Assessment Standards. Our aim is simple; to standardise and simplify health and safety assessment for contractors; to support organisations in efficiently managing their supply chains and to deliver a full suite of supply chain management tools.

Gem & Co Financial Services Ltd

Gold Sponsor

Since 1999, Gem & Co Financial Services Ltd have been providing bespoke independent financial planning services to clients in Wimbledon, Merton and beyond. They are passionate about helping clients to plan for the life they want to live, and they are dedicated to helping them feel more financially confident. Their expert Financial Planners are supported by a dynamic Client Services team who are all committed to providing financial planning with confidence, commitment, and clarity. As a Chartered (CII) and Accredited (CISI) firm, they pride themselves in being leaders in in their profession and they continually demonstrate their ability to provide advice and service of the highest standard. They are absolutely delighted to be supporting the Merton Best Business Awards and look forward to recognising and celebrating outstanding businesses in Merton.

Domestic & General

Gold Sponsor

Established over 100 years ago, Domestic & General (D&G) is a leading, largescale, and high-end service provider of subscription-based home appliance care. They care for almost 21 million household appliances providing support to around 16 million customers in 1 in 3 UK homes. D&G give their customers peace of mind and remove the hassle by repairing or replacing appliances when they develop a fault. D&G employ nearly 3,000 people operating across the UK with their HQ in Wimbledon and in 11 international markets, including Spain, Germany, France, Portugal, Italy, Australia, and the US.

Award Partners

Time & Leisure Creative

Media Partner

The creative team of designers, content writers, social media specialists, photographers and digital experts will integrate with your business to fully understand your brand and create content, campaigns and marketing material that will elevate your message clearly to your target audience.

AFC Wimbledon

Venue Partner

The hub of sports, events, conferences and private hire facilities in Wimbledon. Home to AFC Wimbledon, the 9,300 capacity stadium offers unrivalled event space.

Clownfish Events

Audio Visual Partner

Since 2009, Clownfish Events has helped blue chip companies, high-street brands and household names impress their guests and clients at corporate events.

Roots to Jungle

Table Display Sponsor

A new local business based in SW19 with a vision of creating a plant shop with with a difference. It's a safe space for plant lovers to buy plants but also to chill amongst them and share knowledge and advice.

Wimbledon Business Studio

Print Sponsor

Wimbledon Business Studio pride ourselves on our efficient and friendly approach to business and offer a full bespoke print and design management service, taking the strain away from dealing with many service providers.


If you would like to know more about the 2024 Awards, how you can get involved as a sponsor and the benefits that this can bring your business, please get in touch.