BUSINESSES from across Wiltshire were honoured and praised at the yearly Newsquest Wiltshire Business of the Year Awards yesterday evening, where nine category winners were announced.

For a full list see below.

Business Person of the Year Award – Sponsored by RSM

Winner: Robin Deller of Imagine Cruising

2nd place: Paul Coleman of CMS Group

3rd place: Sam Gooding of Gooding Accounts and Richard Marsh of CIS Ltd.

Medium Size Enterprise Business of the Year Award – Sponsored by NAT

Winner: Bechtle

2nd place: Edmont

3rd place: RFS Group

Start Up Business of the Year – Sponsored by The Enterprise Network

Winner: Niche Recruitment

2nd place: AAIR

3rd place: IBP Recruitment

Customer and Staff Care Award – Sponsored by Mainline Employment

Small Business Category Winner: allmanhall

Medium Business Category Winner: Bechtle

Large Business Category Winner: Good Energy

Apprenticeship, Training and Professional Development Employer of the Year Award – Sponsored by Wiltshire College

Winner: CentraHeat Heating & Plumbing

2nd place: Haddon Training

3rd place: Purpol Marketing

Services to the Community Award – Sponsored by BBC Wiltshire

Winner: 24-7 staffing

2nd place: Imagine Cruising

3rd place: apetito

Small Business of the Year Award – Sponsored by MJ Church

Winner: The National Self Build & Renovation Centre

2nd place: Method Consulting LLP

3rd place: Miles Window Systems

Creative Marketing Awareness Award – Sponsored by C3 Marketing

Winner: Imagine Cruising

2nd place: CMD Recruitment

3rd place: Rendermedia

Outstanding Excellence Award – Sponsored by Thrings

Winner: Imagine Cruising

2nd place: Edmont

3rd place apetito