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FRIDAY 23 SEPTEMBER 2022

2021 Business Woman of the Year Finalists

Company Name:
The Plastic Bottles Company

Website Link: https://www.theplasticbottlescompany.com/

Collette Butterworth


About
From its base in Ulverston, the Plastic Bottles Company (TPBC) is a wholesale supplier of plastic containers and components. They provide over 300 products, 120 customer specific products and over 600,000 products dispatched globally every month and have a wide recyclable and bio plastic portfolio. TPBC’s unique selling point and continued success is their focus on providing a high quality, personal service, aiming to make life easier for all their customers, including start-ups.

Company Name:
Access2Funding

Website Link: https://www.access2funding.co.uk/

Dawn Coker


About
Access2Funding helps businesses to reclaim tax initiatives from HMRC. Their main income stream is through reclaiming Research & Development Tax and during lockdown they secured 23.5 million back to SMEs across the UK.

Company Name:
Helispeed

Website Link: https://www.helispeed.co.uk

Gemma Walker


About
Helispeed has over 2000 contract Helicopter pilots and engineers working and located globally which support the oil and gas sector, VVIP market, emergency medical flights, search, and rescue with pilots. Their pilots specialise in International ferry flights, polar missions and firefighting to name a few and they are now the largest and leading provider of Helicopter pilots in the world.

Company Name:
Redwigwam

Website Link: https://www.redwigwam.com

Lorna Davidson


About
Redwigwam is a temporary work booking platform serving both workers and hirers across the UK. There are more than 150,000 workers and 4,000 businesses registered. The intuitive AI platform matches workers to local jobs that require the skills they have, and workers can book whichever jobs they wish. They work with some of the biggest blue-chip companies in the UK, including Coke, Argos, American Express, Sodexo, Landrover, Tesco and Kellogg's.

Company Name:
Hawkshead Relish Company

Website Link: https://www.hawksheadrelish.com/

Maria Whitehead MBE


About
Hawkshead Relish Company manufactures a range of award-winning handmade Relishes, Pickles and Preserves, all free from nuts, gluten and artificial flavourings. All are Vegetarian and most are Vegan. Over 70 Great Taste Awards, with over 500 stockists in the UK and exporting worldwide.

Company Name:
BioGrad Group

Website Link: https://www.biograddiagnostics.co.uk/

Dr Natalie Kenny


About
BioGrad Group is leading the way in laboratory-based learning, diagnostics and most recently, Covid-19 testing, with a clear mission that everyone should have access to gold-standard healthcare and education. BioGrad Training is the UK’s leading laboratory-based learning provider for scientists, attracting elite scientists from 526 institutes across 21 countries per year before the Covid-19 pandemic.