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SoluPak – The Planet Saver

Solupak Ltd, members of Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce, are pioneers in powdered cleaning products. They have been leading the field in eliminating single use plastics from cleaning products and removing water from the shipping process for more than a decade.​

With an in-house cradle-to-grave approach, the 18-person SoluPak team innovates new products, manufactures, and distributes from its single premises.

Northumberland Football Association – The Equality Trailblazer

Northumberland Football Association (FA), a member of North East England Chamber of Commerce, is a Regional Winner in the Equality Trailblazer category in the Chamber Business Awards 2023.

As the governing body for football in north of Tyne, they are committed to championing diversity and promoting inclusion within the sport and the local community. ​

TMT First – The Game Changer

TMT First, members of Staffordshire Chamber of Commerce, are an award-winning trusted provider of technology lifecycle services for the circular economy.
Adam Whitehouse, the founder and visionary behind TMT First, has experienced a remarkable journey in establishing TMT First as a market-leader in technology lifecycle services.

OEE Container Technology Limited – The Global Player

OEE Container Technology Limited (OEE), members of Cumbria Chamber of Commerce, was founded in 2018 by Bruce and Susan Jones. Since inception they have since achieved significant and sustained growth internationally, recently achieving a King’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade.

S&W Wholesale – The Community Champion

S&W Wholesale, members of Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry, have a strong focus on community throughout the year, consistently supporting local charities and foodbanks around the Newry and Co. Down areas.
When a major explosion happened locally, this was the catalyst for S&W Wholesale to start to collaborate even more closely with the affected local community.

Balfour Beatty – The Equality Trailblazer

Balfour Beatty Scotland, members of Glasgow Chamber of Commerce and Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce, are a leading international infrastructure group with a wide range of diversity initiatives.
They have an annual Value Everyone Plan, which is managed by a dedicated Value Everyone Steering Group, who meet every month to drive forward their D&I objectives. They are also are rolling out a national Right to Respect campaign, and their senior management team recently attended a 50-hour Anti Racism training programme.

Seasalt – The Problem Solver

Seasalt, a member of Cornwall Chamber of Commerce, is a stylish and contemporary clothing brand that makes beautifully designed products woven with stories of Cornwall.

In 2020, non-essential retail closed and Seasalt, which had 71 UK stores at the time, was hit hard. Seasalt invested millions in new technology, including new UK and international websites and industry-leading software allowing online orders to be fulfilled in stores.

GPW Recruitment – The Workforce Developer

GPW Recruitment, members of St Helens Chamber, are a Regional Winner in the Workforce Developer category, at the Chamber Business Awards 2024.

Highly respected in the industry, their approach to nurturing and mentoring staff from ground level apprenticeships and above has had a beneficial effect on their overall business performance. After working with St Helens Chamber for almost 25 years, nearly 40% of their current staff have come through the apprenticeship programmes, with some now at senior and director level. ​

Kimal – The Planet Saver

Kimal PLC, a member of Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce, is a Regional Winner in the Planet Saver category at the Chamber Business Awards 2023.

As a responsible manufacturer and distributor of life-saving medical devices, Kimal is conscious of its environmental impact. Therefore, sustainability and energy efficiencies are driven throughout the business and through the Company’s suppliers.

Komatsu UK – The Workforce Developer

Komatsu UK, members of North East England Chamber of Commerce, is a leading manufacturing business.

Komatsu UK firmly evidences the importance of investing in its workforce through its competitive salary and benefits package, generous pension scheme, employee recognition awards and private medical insurance, plus its emphasis on training and development, investing c£150,000pa.​