National SME winners revealed at Business Champion Awards 2023 finale

A glittering night of celebration for the UK’s 140 finalists of the Business Champion Awards.

Over 300 guests filled the East Wintergardens in London’s Canary Wharf and were hosted again by the nation’s favourite broadcaster, Huw Edward’s, the evening’s guests were treated to a night of champagne, music, laughter and thought provoking speeches.

Jamie Waller accepted the Lifetime Achievement Award on behalf of His Majesty King Charles III and The Prince’s Trust. He spoke, saying that if the King himself had been present he would wish to recognise the hard work his dedicated team have done in helping his vision come to life, maintaining it to the point where, today, over one million young people have received support and much needed belief.

The audience then listened in awe to the three guests that Jamies invited on stage with him, all of whom had been believed in and helped by The … Read more

Colmore BID & Hollie Gazzard Trust launch supporter organisation scheme for not-for-profits 

Birmingham’s Colmore BID (Business Improvement District) has partnered with the Hollie Gazzard Trust to launch a new Supporter Organisation Scheme to educate staff on domestic abuse issues and help safeguard employees. 

Colmore BID, which is responsible for delivering projects, initiatives and services in Birmingham’s commercial and professional services quarter, is the first to partner with the charity to trial the national scheme.  

The programme provides not-for-profit organisations with safeguard training for staff members, a subscription to the UK’s largest safety app and 24/7 monitoring service, Hollie Guard Extra, at a discounted rate and monthly editions of the Hollie Gazette, a news, guidance and information e-newsletter. 

Since 2009, Colmore BID’s Safe and Sound Working Group has been committed to ensuring a safe and secure environment for businesses and visitors to the area. This investment forms part of the group’s wider strategy to upskill the District, providing all with valuable skills Read more