Thank you to all of our 2018 Sponsors
Pride of St Helens Business Awards in association with Invest in St Helens, rewards and celebrates the achievements of our local businesses. The event could not take place without the generous support of our sponsors and we would like to offer our huge thanks to them for their support.
HALTON AND ST HELENS VOLUNTARY AND COMMUNITY ACTION – Sponsor of the Community Impact Award
Halton & St Helens VCA is an infrastructure organisation that provides advice, information and development support services to voluntary, community and faith organisations and volunteers in St Helens and Halton. The organisation is affiliated to the National Association of Voluntary and Community Action (NAVCA) and undertakes five core functions: Development, Liaison, Representation, Advice Services, Strategic Partnership working. Together the organisation has more than 80 years’ experience of co-ordinating voluntary action and of representing, developing and supporting the voluntary, community and faith sector in the St Helens and Halton Borough’s.
DC&A FINANCIAL PLANNING- Sponsor of the Small Business of the Year Award
DC&A Financial Planning offers a comprehensive financial planning service for all your investment and protection needs:
- Pension Planning
- Life Assurance
- Income Protection
- Investments/Regular Savings
NATWEST – Sponsor of the Medium/Large Business of the Year Award
NatWest is committed to providing business customers with relationship managers who better understand their business and support their ambitions. Our managers are based in local communities, throughout the UK, either in branches or dedicated business centres. We have dedicated teams to support key sectors such as manufacturing, leisure, agriculture and professionals. Our specialist managers are trained to help businesses overcome the unique challenges specific to their sector. We know how important it is that your Relationship Manager is empowered to make the right decisions to benefit your business. As well as rigorous training and accreditation by the Chartered Banker Institute, we give them the autonomy to act quickly and decisively. Whether they’re anticipating key issues, identifying opportunities or offering personal expertise, your Relationship Manager has the skills to build a strong partnership with you and your business.
Church square shopping centre -managed by Global Mutual Properties Limited – Sponsors of the Growing the Visitor Economy Award
Church Square is situated in the heart of St Helens and is easily accessible by car and has over 550 car parking spaces spread between St Mary’s and Tontine, public transport links are conveniently only minutes away. With over 60 stores from Fashion, Health & Beauty to Services. Church Square also has a range of cafes and food outlets to relax in!
CULTIVATE – Sponsors of the Growing the Creative Industry Award
A St Helens based graphic design and development Studio specialising in branding, print design and WordPress website development.
Supporting the local business and arts community through better design, simply done. Cultivate create brands and products for both print and digital formats with our in-house skill set tailored to your project.
INVEST IN ST HELENS – Sponsors of the Pride in St Helens Award
A collaborative place-led approach involving public, private, voluntary and community sectors puts innovation, aspiration and quality at the heart of what we do – giving St Helens the profile it deserves by creating economic growth, promotion and marketing and senior networking.
ST HELENS COLLEGE – Sponsors of the Excellence in Logistics Award
University Centre St Helens is founded on educational heritage, experience and tradition tracing back over 125 years. Based in the heart of the Northwest in St Helens town centre, University Centre St Helens is in an ideal location with strong transport links and just 20 – 30 minutes from both Liverpool and Manchester city centres. University Centre St Helens offers students the opportunity to obtain a first class undergraduate education in a personalised learning environment. Our small but expanding, specialist provision allows our degree students to not only foster a sense of individuality but to reap the rewards of a concentrated teaching and learning experience. Join us to access great lecturers, making all the difference to your success and satisfaction. They are academics, active in research while experienced in the world of work, with extensive industry knowledge.
ST HELENS THEATRE ROYAL – Sponsors of the Excellence in Manufacturing Award
Built by Matcham in the 19th Century the Theatre Royal is the principal theatre in St Helens. Recently renovated internally and externally with a modern glass exterior, St Helens Theatre Royal has a large capacity and stages many performances, including comedy, music, drama and pantomime. The theatre provides a wide variety of entertainment from top class comedians to musical shows. The tenure for St Helens Theatre Royal has been held by Regal Entertainments since 1999, who have built up a strong following over the years. Their main aim is to bring the very best in top quality live entertainment to the audiences of St Helens and make the theatre accessible to as many people as possible!
Tel: 01744 756 000
UNITE ST HELENS CENTRAL BRANCH – Sponsors of the Employee/Team of the Year Award
Unite is Britain’s biggest union with 1.42 million members across every type of workplace. Unite is the union for the 21st century meeting the great challenges facing working people today. It is a democratic and campaigning union which fights back for employees in the workplace, protecting workers’ rights and taking trade unionism out to millions of unorganised workers. It is a union that stands up for equality for all and advances the interests of its members on a political and national level.
LUCAM CONSULTING – Sponsors of the Employer of the Year Award
As a business, Lucam Consultancy know that attracting and retaining the best available talent is vital for ongoing success and growth. The end goal is what you and your business are interested in, not the process as this sometimes can be both time consuming and confusing. This is where we can help, we were established in 2004 and as a progressive multi-disciplined recruitment agency are vastly experienced in identifying the right candidates who meet your specific profile and vision. We’re experts at making sure you engage with and recruit the right people within your sector. Matching the right candidate to the right job goes to the very heart of our service which is based around a consultative approach, getting a true understanding of your individual needs and expectations, saving both clients and candidates alike valuable time throughout the whole recruitment process. Our experienced consultants will go that extra mile to help you in your quest. From our offices in St. Helens, Glasgow and Dubai we have a truly international footprint that enables us to meet your specific needs.
KNAUF INSULATION LTD – Sponsors of the Skills for the Future Award
We are one of the fastest growing and most respected names in insulation worldwide. We are committed to helping our customers to meet the increasing demand for energy efficiency and sustainability in buildings. Our mission is to challenge conventional thinking and create innovative insulation solutions that shape the way we live and build in the future, with care for the people who make them, the people who use them and the world we all depend on. We lead the change in smarter insulation solutions for a better world. Our aspiration is to be the world’s most trusted insulation partner providing high performing and smart insulation solutions and services for a better world.