Shortlist & Winners

Company of the Year award

Many congratulations to all our finalists for the 2021 North East Business Awards!


Newcomer of the Year, sponsored by Virgin Money

  • Green
  • Haystack
  • YANA Active


Innovation & Technology Award, sponsored by Sage

  • Double Eleven Ltd 
  • Muckle LLP
  • Shoptimised


Services Award, sponsored by Peacocks Medical Group

  • Clarity Informatics
  • Everflow Water
  • razorblue


Apprenticeships, Training & Skills Award, sponsored by Northern Skills Group

  • EDM Zone Ltd
  • The Grad Scheme
  • PD Ports
  • Smart IT


Small Business Award, sponsored by Opportuni

  • Lingotot
  • Lucid Technology Solutions
  • Sweetdreams Ltd


High Growth & Ambition Award, sponsored by FW Capital

  • Double Eleven Ltd
  • Furniture Clinic Ltd
  • razorblue
  • SoPost


Heart of the Community Award, sponsored by University of Sunderland

  • Middleton Grange Shopping Centre
  • Muckle LLP
  • Newcastle Building Society
  • Northumberland FA


Manufacturing Award, sponsored by Nifco 

  • Clearly Drinks
  • Haskel
  • Redrose Nutraceutical Manufacturer


COVID-19 Response Award, sponsored by North of Tyne Combined Authority

  • AkzoNobel Ashington
  • Mobile Mini UK Ltd
  • On a Roll Sandwich Company
  • St Oswald’s Hospice


Company of the Year – Durham, Sunderland & South Tyneside, sponsored by Business Durham

  • Learning Curve Group
  • Premier Roof Systems Ltd
  • Redrose Nutraceutical Manufacturer


Company of the Year – Northumberland & Tyneside, sponsored by Newcastle City Council

  • AkzoNobel Ashington
  • Bazaar Group
  • Bloom Procurement Services


Company of the Year – Teesside, sponsored by Tees Valley Business

  • Cleveland Containers
  • Double Eleven Ltd
  • PD Ports


The winners of the three Company of the Year awards then go head-to-head to be crowned the overall North East Company of the Year 2021, sponsored by Newcastle University