The fourth annual English Asian Business Awards presented by Lloyds Banking Group took place on Monday 8th June 2015, where the winners were revealed at a glamorous ceremony at the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel.
The 2015 English Asian Business Awards presented by Lloyds Banking Group were hosted by BBC Radio Leicester Assistant Editor, Kamlesh Purohit. Among the high profile attendees and business personalities were professional boxers Amir and Haroon Khan, British actor George Newton and Coronation Street star Marc Anwar and many more.
There were sixteen sought after accolades awarded on the evening with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award won by Asif Rangoonwala.
The winners of this year’s English Asian Business Awards presented by Lloyds Banking Group are:
Young Achiever of the Year goes to Aleem Iqbal (Platinum Executive Travel).
Rising Star Award goes to Sheena Amin (Virgin Media).
The Community Award goes to Karma Nirvana (Leeds).
Retail Business of the Year goes to Talk Direct (Leeds).
Online Business of the Year goes to Raishma (London).
Best Professional in Business goes to Shazda Ahmed (Monarch Solicitors).
Convenience Retailer of the Year goes to Malcom’s Store in partnership with Nisa (Coventry).
New Business of the Year goes to Body Care Brand Development (Coventry).
Small Business of the Year goes to Here & Now 365 (London).
Family Run Business goes to Dhasian Fashion (London).
Lifetime Achievement Awards goes to Asif Rangoonwala.
Businessman of the Year goes to Mohammed Younis Chaudhry (Regal Food Products Plc, Bradford).
Businesswoman of the Year goes to Surekha Chouhan (Mint Security).
Entrepreneur of the Year goes to Syed Ahmed (Savortex, London).
Business of the Year goes to Akbar’s (Manchester).
Power Business of the Year went to Shana Food (Middlesex).
The English Asian Business Awards presented by Lloyds Banking group also supported an official charity partner, The Amir Khan Foundation. Over £7,000 were raised for the charity to help it achieve its aim of making a positive difference to the lives of orphans and deprived children across the world by giving them an opportunity for a better future.