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Stockport Business Awards Organisers and Main Sponsors

Clarke Nicklin LLP

Clarke Nicklin are full service business and personal advisors and business partners. The group provides expertise advice in all areas of business advisory, accountancy and financial planning, meaning we are best placed to understand business and financial requirements, problems, aspirations and goals, and to be an integral part of helping clients achieve their objectives.

Our philosophy is one of total involvement with our clients and we provide a partner-led service so you’ve always got a focal point of contact with a highly-experienced individual, somebody who will understand you and your circumstances, yet who can call on specialists from other areas of the firm when needed to provide in-depth advice and assistance for your specific needs.

The underlying reason we are different to the vast majority of advisors is that we genuinely are passionate about what we do in our desire to help and support our clients, such that your personal and your businesses wellbeing mean as much to us as they do to you.

Stockport Business Awards Headline Sponsors

Gorvins Solicitors

Gorvins is a well-established, well respected law firm, serving both private and commercial clients. The team of nearly fifty lawyers can help you with personal matters such as matrimonial disputes, wills and trusts – as well as buying, selling and leasing property, personal injury, employment problems, disputes and other issues. Based in Stockport, south Manchester, they come recommended by Legal 500 (a client guide to top law firms) and their aim is to achieve the best results while always putting client’s needs first.


Handelsbanken offers local relationship banking with products and services tailored to the needs of our personal and business banking customers. Founded in Sweden in 1871, Handelsbanken is one of the world’s safest banks*, with over 800 branches in more than 20 countries worldwide

Stockport Business Awards Category Sponsors


The UK’s biggest insurance retailers rely on CDL’s trend setting solutions to drive success and growth. Our ambition and commitment has produced a track record of delivering exactly that. The result is a client base that includes some of the most profitable insurance operations in the UK.

Clarke Nicklin Financial Planning 

Whether for your personal or business life, our aim is for you to achieve your financial goals and objectives and to ultimately preserve and grow your wealth for the benefit of you and your family. We build long term relationships to provide a proactive, bespoke service. Through regular reviews and meetings we will keep you continuously informed about your affairs and advise on your changing needs as your personal circumstances alter.

Ashcroft Creative

For more than 20 years Ashcroft creative have been provideing creative design and marketing solutions for companies in the building sector. Our dedicated team have a real passion for your industry and an in-depth understanding of the build process including planning, materials, practice and finishing touches. Read more on our website…


Marketing Stockport

If you’re serious about doing business in the North West and beyond, you need to talk to Marketing Stockport. Because our members, our connections, our forward-thinking and innovation have made the possibilities endless. For everyone.

Platform 81

Platform81 is an award-winning Digital Marketing & Design Agency, offering a full creative service for growing businesses in the North West & Midlands. Our talented team of industry experts work with clients to build new brands from the ground up or empower established brands to exceed growth targets.

The Platform81 team work closely, combining expertise from each of our departments, to offer a complete creative package that’s tailored to each client’s individual needs. From crafting your brand identity through stunning websites and dynamic graphic design, all the way to putting your brand in front of the people that matter through social media and digital marketing that demands attention. Personality sells and that’s what we offer.

Rowlinson Knitwear 

Established in 1935 and employee-owned since 2015, Rowlinson manufactures specialist garments for the independent schoolwear and corporatewear markets. A values-based business, our commitment to caring for our people is reinforced by our IIP Gold accreditation and Best Employer of the Year award at The Stockport Business Awards in 2014, 2015 and 2018. Crowned Rising Star of the Year 2017 at the Employee Ownership awards, we also become an accredited Living Wage employer in 2018.

Grassroots Recruitment

Stockport Borough Council & Stockport Economic Alliance

Central to the partnership’s work is a vision to ‘build Stockport’s position as a growth economy in Greater Manchester, connecting residents and businesses to more opportunities, and providing an ideal environment to start, grow and locate a business.’