Key dates
Nominations close: 28 February 2014
Voting Panel meeting: 4 June 2014
Shortlist announced: 6 June 2014
Awards ceremony: 10 September 2014

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2014 Winners

Technology Innovation of the Year Award

Sponsored by finnCap

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Naga Munchetty, awards presenter; Etienne Bottari, Head of Corporate Finance, Numis; Ruby Parmar, Partner, PwC, Head of Private Business (Tax); Neil Douglas, Viper Subsea Technology Ltd (winner); Stuart Andrews, Head of Corporate Finance, finnCap; and Charlie Hoffman, Managing Director, HSBC Private Bank (UK) Ltd.

Winner: Viper Subsea Technology Ltd

www.vipersubsea.com

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Social Enterprise of the Year Award

Sponsored by Blue Skies Holdings

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Naga Munchetty, awards presenter; Etienne Bottari, Head of Corporate Finance, Numis; Ruby Parmar, Partner, PwC, Head of Private Business (Tax); Charles Clee CBE (Chairman), Ashton Hunt (Managing Director), Rachel Balm (Marketing Manager), Harrison Carter (Finance Manager), Sally Pritchard, Joe Lovegrove (Product Designer), Michael Pritchard MBE (Founder/Inventor), Guy Marshlain (Marketing Director), and Vince Mace, (Manufacturing Engineer), all of Lifesaver Systems Ltd (winner); Charlie Hoffman, Managing Director, HSBC Private Bank (UK) Ltd and Simon Derrick, Blue Skies Holdings.

High Growth Business of the Year Award

Sponsored by Equistone Partners Europe Limited

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Naga Munchetty, awards presenter; Etienne Bottari, Head of Corporate Finance, Numis; Ruby Parmar, Partner, PwC, Head of Private Business (Tax); Chris Maw, Partner, PwC accepting the award on behalf of Huntswood CTC Ltd (winner); Rob Myers, Managing Director, Equistone Partners Europe; and Charlie Hoffman, Managing Director, HSBC Private Bank (UK) Ltd.

International Business of the Year Award

Sponsored by HSBC Commercial Bank

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Naga Munchetty, awards presenter; Etienne Bottari, Head of Corporate Finance, Numis; Ruby Parmar, Partner, PwC, Head of Private Business (Tax); Dan Howlett, Head of Corporate Banking UK, HSBC Commercial Bank; Paula Bennett (Director of Jewellery Maker), Steve Bennett (CEO and Gem Hunter), Sarah Bennett (Jewellery Director) and John Bennett (eCommerce Director) of The Genuine Gemstone Co (winner); and Charlie Hoffman, Managing Director, HSBC Private Bank (UK) Ltd.

Winner: The Genuine Gemstone Co. Ltd

www.tggc.com

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Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Sponsored by Withers LLP

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Naga Munchetty, awards presenter; Etienne Bottari, Head of Corporate Finance, Numis; Ruby Parmar, Partner, PwC, Head of Private Business (Tax); Richard Joseph and Antony Joseph, Joseph Joseph (joint winners) and Barinder Hothi and Dilshad Hothi, The Knowledge Acadamy (joint winners); Chris Groves, Partner, Withers; and Charlie Hoffman, Managing Director, HSBC Private Bank (UK) Ltd.

Joint winner: Richard Joseph, Antony Joseph –
Joseph Joseph Ltd

Joint winner: Dilshad Hothi, Barinder Hothi –
The Knowledge Academy Ltd

www.josephjoseph.com
www.theknowledgeacademy.com

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Private Business Woman of the Year Award

Sponsored by PwC

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Naga Munchetty, awards presenter; Etienne Bottari, Head of Corporate Finance, Numis; Ruby Parmar, Partner, PwC, Head of Private Business (Tax); Julie Kenny, Secure Holdings Ltd (winner); Stephanie Hyde, Head of Regions and Executive Board Member, PwC; and Charlie Hoffman, Managing Director, HSBC Private Bank (UK) Ltd.

Winner: Julie Kenny – Secure Holdings Ltd

 

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CEO of the Year Award

Sponsored by The Telegraph

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Naga Munchetty, awards presenter; Etienne Bottari, Head of Corporate Finance, Numis; Ruby Parmar, Partner, PwC, Head of Private Business (Tax); Kirit Patel, Day Lewis plc (winner); Rebecca Burn-Callender, The Telegraph Enterprise Editor; and Charlie Hoffman, Managing Director, HSBC Private Bank (UK) Ltd.

Winner: Kirit Patel – Day Lewis plc

www.daylewisplc.co.uk

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VC Backed Business of the Year

Sponsored by Ford Sinclair Ltd

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Naga Munchetty, awards presenter; Etienne Bottari, Head of Corporate Finance, Numis; Ruby Parmar, Partner, PwC, Head of Private Business (Tax); Jonathan Kramer, Zopa Ltd and Didier Baclin, Zopa Ltd (winner); Jo Thomas, Managing Director, Ford Sinclair Ltd; and Charlie Hoffman, Managing Director, HSBC Private Bank (UK) Ltd.

Family Business of the Year Award

Sponsored by Rigby Group plc

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Naga Munchetty, awards presenter; Etienne Bottari, Head of Corporate Finance, Numis; Ruby Parmar, Partner, PwC, Head of Private Business (Tax); Duncan Grant, The Entertainer (Amersham) Ltd and Ashley Major, The Entertainer (Amersham) Ltd (winner); Edouard Carlone, Head of M&A, Rigby Group plc; and Charlie Hoffman, Managing Director, HSBC Private Bank (UK) Ltd.

Winner: The Entertainer (Amersham) Ltd

www.thetoyshop.com

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Private Business of the Year Award

Sponsored by HSBC Private Bank

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Naga Munchetty, awards presenter; Etienne Bottari, Head of Corporate Finance, Numis; Ruby Parmar, Partner, PwC, Head of Private Business (Tax); Keith Miller, FoundOcean Group Ltd (winner); Paul O'Donnell, Head of UK Domestic, HSBC Private Bank; and Charlie Hoffman, Managing Director, HSBC Private Bank (UK) Ltd.