2011 Winners Best New Business Mathiesons Foods Ltd
Best Green Business RSM Tenon
Best Website/ E-Commerce
Most Innovative Company/Product IDS
Best Business in the Community Cloybank Estate
Central Scotland Ballet School
Best Small Business
Best Training and Development
Best Large Business
Best Sales and Marketing Scott Direct Ltd
Russell’s Country Store
Runners up: Tweedie & Marshall, Refractionz Ltd, Salvage Expert Ltd, Ken’s Yard, HEROtsc, MacDonald Inchyra Hotel & Spa, JH Hair, Auld Toll Tavern, Pierre’s, Action Insight Management, Apex Vets Ltd, Bon Accord Life, Jenni Howitt, Robert Marshall RJM Sports.
Entrepreneur of the Year
Graeme Hamilton (Couper & Co)
Best Restaurant West End Brasserie
Xtreme Karting were delighted to pick up the Best Large Business Award, having previously won the Best Small Business category, but there was even more good news in store when they were awarded the Outstanding Achievement of the Year Award. Directors Scott and Barrie Henderson were thrilled with the company’s success: “To pick up one award against stiff competition is amazing” said Barrie, “but to then receive the Outstanding Achievement accolade is absolutely unbelievable. Scott and I are delighted to accept these awards on behalf of all of our staff who work so hard to make the company the success that it is.”
Photos are courtesy of the Falkirk Herald.
The Falkirk forBusiness Magazine
In times of recession and economic crisis, the Falkirk Herald Business Awards are a demonstration that there is still much to celebrate within the local economy. All of the winners and runners up show that there is tremendous passion and entrepreneurship in the Falkirk area, and Falkirk Council and Falkirk for Business are very proud to be part of this dynamic business community.
Issue 3 • December 2011
The Lifetime Achievement Award went to Barbara Davidson of Barbara Davidson Pottery. Barbara has been running her business in the area for over 40 years, and still continues to produce hand-thrown pottery from her Larbert Studio. A well-known face among the business community, Barbara is an active member of the Business Panel and firmly believes that local people and businesses should work together to help the local economy survive and flourish. Barbara praised the local business community and the positive links which exist between the public and private sectors, and said she was proud, not only of her own achievements, but also to be part of such a strong business community.
The Falkirk for Business Magazine Issue 3 December 2011