Bexley Business Excellence Awards 2017

The winners of the Bexley Business Excellence Awards 2017 have been announced! Sidcup business Handy AV were crowned Business of the Year 2017, after winning the Best Technology Company award.

The full list of winners and commendations can be found below:

Apprenticeship Employer of the Year

Winner – Monkey Puzzle Day Nursery
Highly Commended – Plum Innovations Ltd.
Commended – London Hire Ltd.

Best Business for Employee Training and Development

Winner – Playle & Partners LLP
Highly Commended – Edward Bond Wealth Management
Commended –New Horizons Systems Ltd. 

Best Business for Food, Leisure and Hospitality

Winner – Crayford Greyhound Track
Highly Commended – Hello Burger
Commended –Ferarri's

Best Business for Marketing and Social Media

Winner – McBrides Chartered Accountants
Highly Commended – Broadway Jewellers
Commended – Stitch & Story

Best Business for Outstanding Customer Service

Winner – Maid on a Mission
Highly Commended – Serene Indulgence
Commended – babyballetDBB Ltd. and Holiday Inn London Bexley

Best Charity or Social Enterprise

Winner – Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice
Highly Commended – Bridge Mental Health
Commended – Re-Instate

Best Small Business (companies with under 50 staff)

Winner – babyballetDBB Ltd.
Highly Commended – Hello Burger
Commended – Barge Group Ltd. 

Best Start up Business (trading less than two years)

Winner – Hello Burger
Highly Commended – Sirman & Lee Ltd.
Commended – Taking the Pixels

Best Technology Company

Winner – Handy AV 
Highly Commended – ITRM Ltd. 

Best Young Entrepreneur (under 30 years old)

Winner – Kayleigh Kanat, Serene Indulgence
Highly Commended – Jennifer Lam & Jennifer Hoang, Stitch & Story
Commended – Billy Collins, Taking the Pixels

Business Commitment to the Community

Winner – ITRM Ltd. 
Highly Commended – Bexleyheath BID
Commended – McDonald's Restaurant Sidcup

Independent Retailer of the Year

Winner – Serene Indulgence
Highly Commended – Flutterbyes
Commended – Mrs Bouquet

Made in Bexley

Winner – Mobile Bar Hire
Highly Commended – Texcel Technology
Commended – Daisy Designs


The winners of the 13 categories and the overall Business of the Year title were announced at a gala award ceremony at the Marriott Hotel on 21 June.


The Awards were supported by:

Ocado – Headline Sponsor

London Borough of Bexley / Bexley for Business – Event Partner

Bexley Skills Charter – Best Business for Employee Training and Development

Bexleyheath BID – Independent Retailer of the Year

MiddletonMurray - Apprentice Employer of the Year

Bexley Times – Media Partner

Bexleyheath Marriott Hotel

Your Move Petty Freeman – Gala Dinner Chocolates Sponsor