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Forward Lady Receives Award


Forward Lady Receives Award -Regional Enterprise Awards

These awards, now in their 3rd Year, were held on 28 March at the Midland Hotel, Bradford and were hosted by Think Business@Bradford. The major sponsor of the event was Yorkshire Forward.

It saw students and graduates from 11 universities and colleges across Yorkshire and the Humber vying for recognition of their new start-up business.

These businesses competed for £5,000 prize money and £5,000 of in-kind support from Wakefield-based consultancy Green Communications. The successful start-up company had to impress a panel of independent judges in their pitch during the day before being crowned the region´s best during a gala dinner in the evening.

The winners were Allen Holland and William Parsons of Wares Limited nominated by Sheffield Hallam University.

An exceptional prize of £2,000 was awarded to Bradford entrant, Rubina Khan of Yarn Spinners Tours to take her business to the next stage. Rubina, a Forward Lady, said ‘I’m absolutely delighted to receive this award, I strongly believe that the business has huge potential and it seems that the panel thought so too´.


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