Created by Real Business, held in association with Lloyds Bank and supported by the CBI, The Growing Business Awards are the most established and respected national recognition of SME and entrepreneurial success.

In 2014 we had an unprecedented number of entries that demonstrated a wealth of business excellence and innovation in sectors ranging from manufacturing to lifestyle and beyond.

Winners were announced at the sparkling awards ceremony on 25 November, hosted by comedian Ed Byrne and featuring a keynote from innocent co-founder Richard Reed.

Winners 2014

Awards night: November 25
London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square


The Night

The sparkling Growing Business Awards night brings together the cream of UK entrepreneurship, business and government.

The night will be hosted by comedian, actor and writer Ed Byrne and feature a keynote from Richard Reed, co-founder of innocent.

Ed Byrne
Richard Reed


  • 18.45 - Champagne reception
  • 19.15 - Welcome speeches, Keynote address
  • 19.45 - Dinner
  • 21.30 - The Growing Business Awards
  • 23.00 - Cash bar
  • 01.00 - Carriages