Bucks celebrates the best of business

The awards were held at the Waterside Theatre
The awards were held at the Waterside Theatre

Vale firms celebrated business success across the county at the Waterside Theatre last night for the annual Bucks Business Awards.

The black-tie event, organised by Bucks Business First, saw 11 awards handed out to shortlisted candidates in front of 240 guests from dozens of companies.

Global Infusion Group was the big winner of the night as it scooped Company of the Year and Exporter of the Year.

The catering, logistics and brand support service - based in Chesham - was described as ‘best representing Bucks’ by ceremony host and chairman of Bucks Business First, Alex Pratt.

Aylesbury-based hospice care service Helen & Douglas House won the Enterprising Charity award while Caron Vetter of The Belmore Centre was crowned Business Leader of the Year.

Brendan O’Sullivan Hair and Beauty scooped the best Apprentice Employer award and information provider CoCredo won the Small Business award.

The award for excellence in customer service went to Medical Supermarket while Cerub PR scooped the Bill Bendyshe-Brown award.

Anti-slip material makers Isagi - which stands for ‘it seemed like a good idea’ and recently donated food trays to Stoke Mandeville Stadium - was crowned Innovative Business of the Year.

A new category for 2014 was the leisure, tourism and hospitality award which was won by luxury country club Stoke Park and Rural Business of the Year went to Brain Tumour Research.