Shortlist Announced for the 2022 Stockport Business Awards


We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2022 Stockport Business Awards. Many Stockport businesses entered the 13 categories this year, and the judging took place on Tuesday 5th July. The judging panel consisted of headline sponsor representatives from Clarke Nicklin, Gorvins Solicitors and Music Magpie. Representatives from Stockport Borough Council, the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce and Dawn Creative were also on the panel. After many hours of discussion and debate the shortlist was agreed.

Andrew Baggott, Managing partner of Clarke Nicklin, commented “Judging day is always challenging, so many admirable business enter each year and it never gets easier choosing the winners. Reading through entries really highlights all the good things that are going on in the borough. We’re looking forward to another fantastic evening celebrating the success of the Stockport business community”.

This year’s shortlist is:

Business of the Year (over £5m) – Sponsored by Pioneer Group

  • GCP
  • One+All
  • Starkey

 Business of the Year (£1-5m) – Sponsored by Gorvins Solicitors

  • Grassroots Recruitment
  • Jobwise
  • Hollingworth Design

 Business of the Year (up to £1m) – Sponsored by Mayfield Floors  

  • Envance
  • Hatters
  • Stockport Gin

Family Business of the Year – Sponsored by Clarke Nicklin Financial Planning

  • Almond Family Pubs
  • MyPay
  • The Waltzing Matilda Boat

Most Promising Young Business – Sponsored by The Business Growth Hub

  • bMindful Psychology
  • Envance
  • Faber Joinery

 Employer of the Year – Sponsored by Clarke Nicklin Chartered Accountants   

  • Almond Family Pubs
  • Smith Goodfellow
  • Vernon Building Society

Best Marketing Campaign  – Sponsored by Marketing Stockport

  • Stockport County
  • Totally Stockport

 Best Not-for-Profit Organisation – Sponsored by Creative Support

  • Pure Innovations
  • SignPost Stockport for Carers
  • Together Trust

 The Innovation Award – Sponsored by Stockport Borough Council & Economic Alliance

  • GroundWOW
  • HOME Marketing
  • Local Gardens

 Best Creative/Design Agency – Sponsored by Dawn Creative

  • Create 8
  • E2E
  • Platform 81

 The Corporate Social Responsibility Award – Sponsored by Music Magpie

  • E2E
  • Local Gardens
  • Smith Goodfellow

 The Taste of Stockport Award – Sponsored by Clarke Nicklin

  • The Milliner – Not Cool Ltd
  • Silver Apples
  • Stockport Gin

The Stockport Award – Sponsored by Edgeley Park

  • Grassroots Recruitment
  • Kate O’Brien Art
  • Stockport Gin

The winners will be announced at an awards dinner which will take place on Thursday 6th October at Edgeley Park. Tickets will be on sale in the coming weeks