Event Sponsors

We would like to thank all our sponsors who help to make the Tendring Blue Ribbon Awards a wonderful event. Please take some time to learn more about their businesses, products and services, as these awards would not be possible without the support of everyone here.

A big THANK YOU from your hosts, Jamesons, Barclays and Tendring District Council.

Hosts

Founders and co-hosts of the Tendring Blue Ribbon Awards, Jamesons are the largest independent firm of chartered accountants in the Tendring area of North East Essex.  This gives us a pre-eminent position in the local business community, and many of our clients are in their second or even third generation with us.

Jamesons corporate identity is very different from the more traditional image normally associated with chartered accountants and is a reflection of our proactive approach to the needs of our clients. Our experienced team offers a range of skills enabling us as a firm to meet the financial needs of businesses and taxpayers. From accounting and auditing, through business management, to retirement and succession planning, we have the expertise to support you. www.jamesons.net

Barclays is a British multinational banking & financial services company with branches across the UK and has its headquarters in London. The South Anglia business team at Barclays, who are founders and co hosts of Tendring Blue Rbbon Awards, focus especially on helping their clients grow & protect their businesses.  The team are locally based and able to meet clients in either their local branch or at the clients premises.

Bringing a wealth of experience and knowledge, our team can tailor the correct products and services to the client at the right time within the businesses growth cycle.  As business specialists we can offer advice on international banking services, business loans, overdrafts, commercial mortgages, asset finance, sales finance and factoring.  www.barclays.co.uk/business-banking

Tendring District Council (TDC) is proud to be involved in the prestigious Blue Ribbon Awards, celebrating Tendring’s vibrant and thriving business community. After last year’s extremely successful awards evening, we are keen to show our continued support to local businesses and the district’s budding entrepreneurs.

With a focus on regeneration and enterprise, TDC are committed to encouraging the growth of new and existing businesses, thereby creating further employment and new opportunities for the people who live and work here. Recognising and celebrating local business successes and sharing these with the wider community is an important part of our role in promoting the people and businesses of Tendring. For information on our support for business visit www.tendringdc.gov.uk/business

Award Sponsors

Tradesperson of the Year Award

Our Clacton based expert plumbers and boiler engineers all have extensive experience fixing boilers, repairing leaking pipes and of heating and plumbing systems to help you to find the right service for you and your home. Read more

All boilers installed by The Boilerman come with our 5 Year Warranty included to give you peace of mind.

Start up Business Award

The Manor Gastropub based in Great Holland has been refurbished to the highest standards. Serving superb traditional cuisine such as homemade burgers, seafood and steak, their excellent reviews on Facebook speak for themselves.

Fast Track Growth Award

Hasty`s adventure farm is for children between 3 - 11 year's old. With 5 hectares of open space, adventure play equipment and farm animals, Hasty's guarantees an educational, enjoyable day out for all the family. Read more

There is a full outdoor play system design and installed by Timberplay, which is covered be a Roundhouse. Hasty’s hopes that the playground will protect children from the sun and rain but still give them the outdoor adventure all young energetic children thrive on.

The Animal Barn, where you can have close contact with the animals, and the Discovery Barn, are great places for educational groups or party hire. There is a range of farm animals for the public to see and enjoy such as chickens, Pygmy goats, Golden Jersey goats, Jacob sheep, Holstein calves, Hereford cow and pigs.

Play Areas

Sand pit, giant building block, pedal tractor area, grass go cart track, a toddle area with playhouses swing & seesaw.

Business in the Community Award

At Lacey's we pride ourselves on our high standard of customer care and satisfaction and our experienced bridal consultants take a personal and professional approach to helping you find the gown of your dreams. Read more

Enjoy exclusive access to our stunning boutique in a relaxed, friendly, private environment and choose from our wide range of designer styles.

Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Order the freshest flowers directly to your door at Bliss Bouquet.  We are a luxury floral boutique committed to creating top quality floral arrangements for all occasions and bringing new, creative ideas to floristry! Read more

We provide a Five Star customer service – 0ur reviews speak for themselves, please see our Facebook page.  At Bliss we like to set the trends and focus on unique and innovative ideas,  and our Friendly Professional Florists will go above and beyond to ensure you find the product that’s right for you.

For flowers for all occasions visit our  gorgeous shop in Thorpe le Soken, we even have a Willow Suite there where you will find a warm, comfortable, personal and private space for you to discuss your requirements one to one with your own dedicated florist.

Customer Excellence Award

Sta-Lok Terminals Ltd ~ specialise in the design, manufacture and supply of high quality fittings for stainless steel wire rope, wire rope assemblies and Structural Tie rod systems for marine and architectural applications. Read more

Customers, resellers and distributors worldwide choose STA-LOK because our products are manufactured to the highest standards, internationally renowned for high quality and reliability.

With over 40 years’ experience, we are experts in product design and manufacturing. We care about our customers’ needs and the delivery of excellence.

Retailer of the Year Award

Pape Wealth Management Limited provides Financial Advice to clients both locally and throughout the SE of England. Founded in 2014 by Dominic Pape, who was previously a Financial Adviser for Nationwide Building Society. Read more

We provide personalised, face to face wealth management advice to individuals, their families and business whether your requirement is to build capital, manage cash and borrowings or protect your wealth against risk.

Employee of the Year Award

Parrish Leisure is a family run business located in Seaview Road, St Osyth beach, comprising of two amusement arcades known as Fun Palace and Funland amusements - providing a variety of family fun entertainment for all ages. Read more

Enjoy Prize Bingo, which is the only prize bingo on the Essex coast.

We also have our Tudor bar, that has live entertainment every weekend throughout the season.

Hospitality and Leisure Award

Clacton Pier offers a host of fantastic value, family fun.  Always a popular seaside destination for the weekend, Clacton Pier boasts a variety of all weather, indoor and outdoor fun and activities for all ages. Read more

Visit our amazing indoor bowling centre "The Lanes" or enjoy all your favourite arcade and video games. We have various family fun attractions and our awesome aquarium provides the rare opportunity for visitors to meet a wide range of sea life creatures from the deep.

Employer of the Year Award

As one of the East of England’s oldest established legal practices, Ellisons provides business and individual clients with a wide range of first-class services, with offices based in Tendring, Colchester, Ipswich and Chelmsford. Read more

Expertise includes commercial property, corporate and commercial services, insurance litigation, dispute resolution and employment, as well as residential property, family matters, personal injury and wills and trusts.

Innovation in Design & Technology Award

CFB Boilers boast over 120 years of operation, class-leading energy-saving solutions, and UK-manufactured steam boilers. We provide technical excellence, engineering expertise with great customer service and client satisfaction. Read more

We pride ourselves on being the steam specialist that hundreds of companies across tens of industries turn to for quality-engineered, high performance, reliable and efficient steam and hot water solutions.

Apprentice of the Year Award

Rose Builders is a traditional, family-run firm of builders, contractors and developers.  They have a strong reputation for quality building, expertise, reliability and skillfully combining tradition with innovation and craftsmanship. Read more

Established in 1896, Rose Builders are still passionate about apprentices and enhancing the future by ensuring that we they have ‘home grown’ tradespeople that have ‘matured’ with the company and absorbed the company  values and ethos.  Combining tradition with innovation and craftsmanship, with effective and efficient management, Rose work in a constructive, pro-active manner.  In an air of co-operation and harmony the company aims to complete projects on time, within budget and to the highest desired quality.

Team of the Year Award

Willow Tree Day Nursery cares for your child with love and all-round personal attention. We provide a nurturing atmosphere for your child, where we can support their personal development and prepare them for the future. Read more

We are based in Clacton on Sea, come and find out more about us and what we have to offer. Your child will benefit from our staff's experience and educational training.  Practical tips and important information is provided on the daily interaction between you, your child and Willow Tree Nursery Aunties and Uncles.

Health and Wellbeing Award

At Five Stacks Care Home in St Oysth, we care for people from 18 years of age with no upper age limit and can prepare tailor made packages of care and support according to assessed needs and levels of dependency. Read more

We adhere to the principles of ‘Person Centred Planning’ and work with our residents to ensure their wishes and needs are incorporated into every aspect of their life at Five stacks. We build on unique qualities, abilities, interests, preferences, needs and goals.

Judges Award

With a focus on regeneration and enterprise, TDC are committed to encouraging the growth of new and existing businesses, thereby creating further employment and new opportunities for the people who live and work here.  Recognising and celebrating local business successes and sharing these with the wider community is an important part of our role in promoting the people and businesses of Tendring and we are honoured to share in their continued success by way of sponsoring the Judges Award.

Supporting Sponsors

Sponsor Reception

As one of the East of England’s oldest established legal practices, Ellisons provides business and individual clients with a wide range of first-class services, with offices based in Tendring, Colchester, Ipswich and Chelmsford. Read more

Expertise includes commercial property, corporate and commercial services, insurance litigation, dispute resolution and employment, as well as residential property, family matters, personal injury and wills and trusts.

Table Wine

With over 20 years’ experience in metal craft, paint spraying, polishing, sand blasting and powder coating, Prestige Welding and Powder Coating have the solution for all besoke metal work projects, at very competitive prices.

Pick n Mix

As an multi-award winning digital agency, Green Square have the expertise to deliver stunning graphic designs, high quality print and dynamic, fully responsive websites to suit all business/individual requirements and budgets. Read more

Our ‘secret’ ability lies in the fact that our exceptionally creative team of talented thinkers and doers all love what they do and they do it very well.

Each project receives the same enthusiastic attention from our team, so whether you require a brochure or any kind of printed material that will completely wow your customers, or a website that works beautifully on all platforms and mobile devices, our talented team can help you.

With our unique blend of creative brilliance and technical excellence Green Square gives life and energy to each and every project as if it were our own, always working with passion and a smile and always adding our ideas for free. If you need convincing of our credibility then check out some of our customer’s feedback, they tell us that our ideas, designs, printing and websites are ‘stunning’, ‘amazing’, ‘brilliant’ and ‘impressive.’

Team Green are delighted once again to be proactively involved for the 3rd year running in the TBR Awards 2018

Pick n Mix

Parrish Leisure is a family run business located in Seaview Road, St Osyth beach comprising of two amusement arcades: Fun Palace and Funland amusements. Read more

We also have a Prize Bingo, which is the only prize bingo on the Essex coast.

And last but not least The Tudor bar, with live entertainment every weekend throughout the season.

Balloons

Established in 2013, Pet's Up supply premium brand rawhide dog chews, treats and much more, with tailored business to businees distribution across the United Kingdom and Europe.

Handclappers

Whether it is the delivery and commissioning of your Hot Tub, or constructing your new pool with a enclosure, Our aim is to provide you with a professional and reliable service. Read more

We are a well established family business situated in Holland on Sea, Essex.

Table Places

Sound + Vision Electronics, based in Frinton on Sea, Essex, have been providing services for our local customers in Frinton, Walton, Clacton and surrounding areas for over 45 years. Read more

As a family run Euronics agent we are part of the largest electrical buying group in Europe with 30 member countries across Europe and 11,000 specialist stores and branches. Each store in every country is a specialist in electrical goods so you know you’re getting advice you can trust.

Tickets

Red Nova Solutions offer complete commercial and domestic IT Support packages. We are a team of Microsoft Certified engineers and creative minds. We are here to make your business and website a lot more effective and profitable. Read more

With over 10 years’ experience working on all IT platforms you can trust we will implement the right solution for you. Covering all aspects of IT Support, server, desktop and mobile devices as well as Website development and maintenance using WordPress, Html, Joomla and all E-commerce platforms.

Table Flowers

Order the freshest flowers directly to your door at Bliss Bouquet.  we are a luxury floral boutique committed to creating top quality floral arrangements for all occasions and bringing new, creative ideas to floristry! Read more

We provide a Five Star customer service – 0ur reviews speak for themselves, please see our Facebook page.  At Bliss we like to set the trends and focus on unique and innovative ideas,  and our Friendly Professional Florists will go above and beyond to ensure you find the product that’s right for you.

For flowers for all occasions visit our  gorgeous shop in Thorpe le Soken, we even have a Willow Suite there where you will find a warm, comfortable, personal and private space for you to discuss your requirements one to one with your own dedicated florist.

Coasters

Palmer and Partners is a leading, independent Estate & Letting Agent providing comprehensive sales, lettings and property management services to our customers within Tendring, Colchester, Ipswich, Sudbury and the surrounding areas. Read more

Established in 2004, we have the unique advantage of being able to link our offices and encompass a wide-reaching area, whilst maintaining a personalised, local approach, tailored to the distinct and differing needs within these neighbouring districts.

Chair Bows

Mileybow is a traditional habadashery and fabric shop, based in Clacton.  Launched in October 2017 by owners Sam and Joyce, who are passionate about making Mileybow the 'go to' shop for all fabric and habadashery needs. Read more

 

Chocolate Bouquets

Pyramid Recruitment Services Ltd is part of The GBN Group, one of East Anglia’s largest privately owned Recruitment Agencies. We specialise in the supply of permanent, contract and temporary recruitment across a range of industries, at all levels. Read more

The company is proud of the fact that it is one of only 5% of recruitment agencies operating in the UK to have achieved Investor in People recognition, which demonstrates a well-equipped and highly trained work force available with skills and training to cope with all of our client’s needs.Your business growth depends on reducing labour costs in a way that optimises skills and expertise. It takes professional people, who understand your specific needs and are as committed to your future as we are to our own.

Trophy Engraving

Trading as Bloomfield Trophies for over 30 years, 2015 has seen the rebranding and expansion into Make it Mine at Bloomfields, launching a new and exciting personalised gift range for all occasions. Read more

Offering the latest laser engraving technology we are the leaders in our local area for personalisation and engraving services.

We pride ourselves on our fast, friendly service and whilst these changes bring fresh ideas and products, we will continue to hold dear our traditional values and long-standing customer relationships.

Social Media

The Local Marketing Team, based in Clacton, focus on helping and improving small businesses in Essex with their traditional and digital marketing requirements. Read more

We take the time to research the corporate companies marketing strategies, with the purpose to plan, design and implement for small local businesses with a strict budget.

Raffle Prize

HR Elite is an independent Human Resource Consultancy that aims to offer you and your business practical, cost effective Human Resources Advice, Training and Services, tailored to address your specific business and employee needs. Read more

Our consultancy aims to provide that added personal touch and we pride ourselves in taking the time to get to know your business in order to provide you with the services that can be tailored to your requirements.

Michael J Fitch Card Trick

Purely Dance UK offers classes for children and adults with a range of disabilities and non-disabilities in its newly opened, purpose built dance studio, providing quality dance education in a supportive and nurturing learning environment. Read more

Qualified Dance instructor Principle Jamie Jean trained with International Dance Teachers Association, gaining experience teaching at her local dance academy over the past years.