Celebrating the best growing businesses!





Monday 1st April 2019


Celebrating the best growing businesses!


The National Best New Business Awards held their second awards celebration at the stylish Studio B in Kensington, London. After a fantastic evening we are delighted to announce the Overall Winner as Sushi Gourmet.


Sushi Gourmet make hand-made sushi and teppanyaki (Japanese hot food) in front of customers in store every day using only fresh produce (no preservatives, additives, msg or colourants at all - just basic ingredients such as rice, fish & Japanese vinegar). Founded just 18 months ago Sushi Gourmet have grown to over 80 sites with Whole Foods, Sainsbury & the list goes on.


Over 30 companies travelled from across the UK to celebrate their achievements as upcoming start-up businesses alongside other finalists.


Congratulations again to all of our winners and finalists. Please see the full list of our 2019 winners below:


Arts and Entertainment Business of the Year

Allegro Optical, West Yorkshire


Best Customer Service

IMC Pro Solutions, Northamptonshire


Business Innovation

Sole Bliss Ltd, Hertfordshire


Business of the Year

Sushi Gourmet, Putney


Business Person of The Year

Reemesh Patel - M&M Investments, Northamptonshire


Business Woman of The Year

Caroline Strawson - Caroline Strawson: The Divorce & Breakup Coach, Northamptonshire


Charity of the Year/ Community Business of the Year

The Lewis Foundation, Northamptonshire 


Entrepreneur of The Year

John Hudson - Hudson Procurement Group, County Durham


Leisure Business of the Year

Reinge Education, North Somerset


Service Excellence

Rise Furniture and Mobility, North Yorkshire


Service Industry Business of the Year

BDI Resourcing, Bristol


Young Entrepreneur of The Year
Riccardo Iannucci-Dawson - Yourkeys Technology Ltd, London

Overall Winner

Sushi Gourmet, Putney



[Photo 1 – Jason Danciger and Aleks Sobczak of Sushi Gourmet (Winner of Business of the Year and Overall Winner of the Year) and Brenden Brien (MC) of Clydesdale Bank collecting their trophy at the National Best New Business Awards 2019 at the Studio B, London]

1.       For press enquiries please call Damian on 01908 542720 or damian@eventsandpr.co.uk

2.       For more information about the National Best New Business Awards visit www.bestnewbusinessawards.co.uk or contact molly@eventsandpr.co.uk

3.       The awards final took place on Thursday 28th March 2019 at Studio 8, London at 6:30pm.

4.       For a full list of runners up and winners visit: www.bestnewbusinessawards.co.uk/finalists-2019