The Epsom & Ewell Business Awards celebrated business excellence in the local community at the Awards Finals held at the University for the Creative Arts in November. Winners were announced for each of the nine categories and the Best Overall Business sponsored by Radio Jackie was awarded to The Personal Agent.

The winning businesses and individuals were awarded some great prizes which included a tour of the House of Commons, £1000 worth of radio advertising courtesy of Radio Jackie, a full page advertisement in Out & About in Epsom, Ewell & Ashtead. Membership of Surrey Chambers to all winners and annual membership to thebestof Epsom & Ewell to the Best New Business winner.

Chris Grayling MP, said, “We had a really good mix of winners who are a great tribute to the depth and variety of the local business community in Epsom & Ewell. Congratulations to all the winners and runners-up for all their handwork and success.

“I am particularly delighted that The Personal Agent has been awarded The Best Overall Business. Set up in 2004, The Personal Agent have demonstrated how to successfully launch a new business and then grow to become leaders in a highly competitive market. Focus on outstanding customer service and personal attention are key to their success.”

Rupert Briggs, from The Personal Agent, said, “All of us at The Personal Agent are so proud to have won the Best Overall Business in Epsom & Ewell Award. It means so much to us. We launched our business 12 years ago with no money in a small room in a serviced office above McDonalds and through hard work, belief, many great members of our team and the support of the local community, we are proof that anything is achievable if you put your mind to it.”

Winners

 BEST NEW BUSINESS

The Stitch Mouse

 BEST BUSINESS FOR CUSTOMER SERVICE

Bills

 BEST BUSINESS FOR COMMITMENT TO THE COMMUNITY

Mary Zoeller Associates

 BEST BUSINESS FOR COMMITMENT TO THE ENVIRONMENT

Organico

 BEST YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR

Jolyon Brooks – Brooks Gardening

 BEST SMALL INDEPENDENT RETAILER

Ooh La La Hair & Beauty Salon

 BEST SME BUSINESS

The Personal Agent

 BEST BUSINESS FOR FOOD & HOSPITALITY

Bamboo Basket

 BEST WEBSITE OR USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA

What’s on in My Town

 OVERALL BEST BUSINESS

The Personal Agent

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