Express & Star Business Awards



The winners of this year’s Express & Star Business Awards were revealed at a glittering awards night at Wolverhampton Racecourse on Thursday, May 26.

The event was attended by our finalist companies along with representatives from our category sponsors: Altodigital, ArchOver, Aspray24, Carvers Building Supplies, Higgs & Sons, BDO, Jaguar Land Rover, City of Wolverhampton Council, UTC Aerospace Systems and the University of Wolverhampton along with our associate sponsors, Wolverhampton Grand Theatre, production company Yarrington and Wolverhampton Racecourse.

Here are the winners and finalists:

Best Place to Work Sponsored by Aspray24

Klick Business Solutions
RP Technologies – WINNER
Tara Professional Recruitment

Best Use of Technology Sponsored by Altodigital

Oosha – WINNER
Sorted Direct Mail
University of Wolverhampton

Business of the Year Sponsored by Express & Star

Connect Group
Technology Management
University of Wolverhampton – WINNER

Business Person of the Year Sponsored by ArchOver

Gary James, Alcomet
Martin Bennett, HomeServe Membership
Lindsey Flynn, WELL Associates – WINNER

Community Champion Sponsored by Jaguar Land Rover

Carillion – WINNER
JJX Logistics
SPV Group

Excellence in Customer Service Sponsored by City of Wolverhampton Council

Access Bookings
HomeServe Membership – WINNER
STK Fire and Risk Management

Family Business of the Year Sponsored by BDO

Chapman’s Electrical
E Hammond Case & Pallet

Innovation Award Sponsored by University of Wolverhampton

Connect Group – WINNER
Write Size

Manufacturing Champion Sponsored by UTC Aerospace Systems

Jaguar Land Rover: Engine Manufacturing Centre – WINNER
RP Technologies

Small to Medium Sized Business of the Year Sponsored by Higgs & Sons

Access Bookings
Lion Containers

Young Business of the Year Sponsored by Carvers

Bellingham and Sons
Little Dessert Shop – WINNER
Wealth Design