Below is the shortlist for this year’s Greater Manchester Business Awards. We have made a few changes to the small/business of the year award. As we have had a lot of entries for small business of the year and business of the year, we have decided to split the categories further. If you have any questions regarding this, please email

Keyworker Support

Staycity Aparthotels Manchester Piccadilly

R2R People

Fundraiser of the Year

A special award goes out to Interact CC Ltd for Fundraiser of the Year. They have raised money for Alzheimer’s Society, Mind and Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, and many more!! Interact CC Ltd will be presented the Fundraiser of the Year award at the award ceremony in September.

Wellbeing in the Workplace

Bridgewater Home Care

OFR Consultants

Millbrooke Dedicated Lettings

Realm Recruit

Mapletree UK Management Ltd

Lockdown Virtual Business


Gymfinity Gymnastics

Bridgewater Home Care

Beyond Group

Small Business of the Year (Under 5 employees)


Forty3 Media

Essentialise Workplace Wellbeing

Northedge Architecture

Great Drams

Small Business of the Year (5-10 employees)

Feel Good Club


Reclaimed Brick-Tile

Moo Boutique

Hive Projects

Business of the Year (Over 10 employees)

Gymfinity Gymnastics

Branagan Flooring

ABC+ Warranty

Bexley Beaumont Limited

R2R People

Business of the Year (Over 20 employees)

Hotel Brooklyn MCR

Together Trust

Transform Hospital Group

Skin HQ

X1 Lettings

Business Person of the Year

Paul Bayliss (Hotel Brooklyn MCR)

Lee Chambers (Essentialise Workplace Wellbeing)

Andy Hirst (Sudlows)

Haroon Danis (Skin HQ)

Matt Tomkin (Tao Digital)

Young Business Person of the Year

A special award goes out to Oliver Plastow from Consensus Workspace Ltd for Young Business Person of the Year. Oliver Plastow will be presented with the Young Business Person of the Year award at the award ceremony in September.

Customer Service Excellence

Hyatt Regency and Hyatt House Manchester

X1 Lettings

Staycity Aparthotels Manchester Piccadilly

Bluebell Fitted Furniture

Marketing Team of the Year


Manchester Pride

Diamond Bus North West LTD

Employer of the Year

Millbrooke Dedicated Lettings


Glossop Cartons

Jobwise Ltd

Realm Recruit

Community and Social Responsibility

Pure Innovations

Entrepreneurs Unlocked

Manchester Pride

Diamond Bus North West LTD