Welcome to Westminster Business Council Awards 2019

Tuesday 22nd October 2019

National Liberal Club
1 Whitehall Pl, Westminster, London SW1A 2HE

Westminster Business Council Awards 2019

Headline Sponsors

Bouygues Energies & Services
Bouygues UK

A celebration of business experts and leaders in Westminster today

The Westminster Business Council Awards reward and promote businesses who operate in, and support the economy of, the City of Westminster, giving them the recognition they deserve and congratulating the people behind these great achievements.

It gives us great pleasure to announce the 2019 Winners of the inaugural Westminster Business Council Awards. See the full list of winners and finalists below.

The Awards evening

The aim of introducing these Award to Westminster is to create a truly inspiring awards programme which rewards hard work, commitment and talent, culminating in an uplifting and entertaining evening of celebration for the whole of the Westminster business community.

The Awards evening took place on Tuesday 22nd October at the National Liberal Club, hosted by Dr Paul Knapman, Representative Deputy Lieutenant for the City of Westminster, and with Peter Kellner, former President of YouGov as After Dinner Speaker.

Dr Paul Knapman

Representative Deputy Lieutenant for the London Borough of the City of Westminster
Dr Paul Knapman, a doctor and barrister, was HM Coroner for Westminster. In over 30 years in that office he had extensive dealings with all the blue light services, together with social services, and voluntary groups in Westminster. He spent a few years in the medical service of the RNR – and was Chairman of Governors of the London Nautical School. His charitable activities include having been Chairman of Trustees of the Coroners Court Support Service when it won the Queens Award for Charitable Service in 2009, and he is a trustee of the St Marylebone Almshouses charity.

Peter Kellner

Peter Kellner is a journalist, political commentator, and was President of YouGov. He retired from the company in 2016.

Meet the Judges

The awards were judged by an esteemed panel of industry leaders and experts, representing a diverse range of companies and disciplines – from global, national and local businesses including an award-winning architecture practice, a leading international law firm, prestigious business consultants and Further Education Colleges.

Find out more


Award Winners and Finalists


Best business to demonstrate Stakeholder Engagement

Sponsored by Bouygues Energies and Services, Bouygues UK and Linkcity


  • Q5 Partners (Winner)


Best business to demonstrate Diversity

Sponsored by Axiom Stone


  • Chocolate Films (Winner)
  • Conrad London St. James
  • Funny Women
  • The Rain Gods Ltd


Best achievements in Sustainability

Sponsored by Shaftesbury


  • Conrad London St. James
  • Derwent London PLC (Winner)


Best business delivering Apprenticeship Programmes

Sponsored by City of Westminster


  • WhiteHat (Winner)
  • Morgan Sindall Property Services Ltd (Highly Commended)
  • Pearson College London


Most outstanding business in creating Social Value

Sponsored by Community Fibre


  • Maida Hill Place (Winner)
  • Balfour Beatty
  • Coutts
  • Oakray Ltd and GEM Environmental Building Services LTD


Most outstanding Young Person in Business

Sponsored by


  • Enrico Rizzo, Westminster Kingsway College (Winner)


Most innovative use of Technology

Sponsored by David Miller Architects


  • Cadventure (Winner)
  • CBG Consultants Ltd
  • Soluis


Westminster Business Council Chairman’s Award

Sponsored by Euro Car Parks


  • Capital Arches Group Ltd (Winner)
  • St Martin in the Fields (Highly Commended)
  • Central Working
  • The Hippodrome Casino


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