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Announcing winner’s of the English Asian Business Awards

presented by Lloyds Banking Group

 

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Winners of the third annual English Asian Business Awards presented by Lloyds Banking Group were revealed on Monday 29 September at a glittering ceremony in Manchester.


The evening was one of recognition, celebrating the great success and business achievements of entrepreneurs from the Asian business community based throughout England. Accolades included Business of the Year, Online Business of the Year and Young Achiever of the Year, amongst many others.


There were sixteen awards presented on the evening with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award won by to husband and wife team, Dr Sanjay and Dr Shikha Patalia, while TV personality and advertising/tech guru, Tasmin Lucia Khan took home the Entrepreneur of the Year award.


With over 300 attendees, including golden glove champion and actor Joe Egan, Author Fiaz Rafiq and DJ Noreen Khan, the black tie event was hosted by Miss United Kingdom Supranational, Rachelle Perez along with businessman and chef director at Mushtaq’s Restaurant, Ajmal Mushtaq.


“It was a fantastic evening and a great pleasure to be amongst some truly inspiring individuals. Congratulations to all the winners are finalist and we thank all the attendees and partners for the continuing support to grow the event year on year” commented Operations Director of event organisers, Yasmin Mahmood.


Martyn Kendrick, area director for SME Banking in the North West, Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, said: “Having met with the talented professionals at the English Asian Business Awards on Monday evening, I was impressed by both the variety and quality of businesses in the competition.


 “I’d like to offer my congratulations to this year’s winners, who have shown that with a clear and concise business idea and determination it is possible to build a successful company in any sector or marketplace.”


The Awards also helped raise over £3,500 for the official charity partner, The Well Foundation, who aim to raise money to build wells, install hand pumps and establish health and sanitation programs to provide accessible clean water to the stricken regions of the world.

 

 

And the winners are:

 

 

WINNERS 2014

 

Young Achiever of the Year goes to Rishi Chowdhury (IncuBus Ventures, Twickenham)

L-R: Anita Chumber (of the Asian Today), Rishi Chowdhury (IncuBus Ventures)

young achiever of the year




Rising Star Award went to Dr Farah Ahmed (Boots WebMD)

L-R: Dr. Farah Ahmed (Boots WebMD)



 




The Community Award went to Saheli (Manchester)

L-R: Priya Chopra (Saheli)



 

 

 




Convenience Retailer of the Year went to Nisa Local/Ruprai Food & Wine (Birmingham)

L-R: Barry Cuthbertson (of Muller Wiseman Dairies), Harjinder Ruprai, Hardev Ruprai.

 

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Retail Business of the Year went to Ambala Foods (Hertfordshire)

L-R: Fiaz Rafiq (Author), Ashfaq Khan (Ambala Foods) and Joe Egan (Boxer/Actor).

 

entrepreneur of the year


 

 



Online Business of the Year went to Little Putar

L-R: Rajveen Takhar, Harleen Takhar (Little Putar).

 

entrepreneur of the year

 

 

 

 




Best Professional of the Year went to Dr. Esmail Harunani (Dentistry For You, London)

L-R: Dr. Esmail Harunani (Dentistry for You).

 

business woman of the year

 


 

 



New Business of the Year went to LOBO Meat & Poultry (London)

L-R: Sushma Lobo and Keith Lobo (LOBO Meat & Poultry)

 

businessman of the year

 




Small Business of the Year went to Archie’s Burgers & Shakes (Manchester).

L-R: Irfan Rafiq, Asim Rafiq, Imran Rafiq and Amer Rafiq (Archie’s Burgers & Shakes)

 

business of the year

 

 

 




Family Run Business went to Secret Sales (London) L-R: Awais Shahid (ABDN), Nish Kukadia and Sach Kukadia (Secret Sales)

 

young achiever of the year



 

Lifetime Achievement Awards went to Dr. Sanjay and Dr. Shikha Patalia (Pall Mall Medical)

young achiever of the year




Businessman of the Year went to Aneel Mussarat (MCR Properties, Manchester) L-R: Aneel Mussarat (MCR Properties)

 



 




Businesswoman of the Year went to Kala Patel (Kiddycare Nurseries, Leicester) L-R: Kala Patel (Kiddycare Nurseries)

 



 

 

 




Entrepreneur of the Year went to Tasmin Lucia Khan (AdMaxim/Sivvr, London)

L-R: Tasmin Lucia Khan (AdMaxim, Sivvr) 

 

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Business of the Year went to KQF (Blackburn)

L-R: Faruk Vali (KQF)

 

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Power Business of the Year went to Natco Foods (Buckingham)

L-R: Hiro Pahilwani, Danny Pagarani and Luke Pagarani (Natco Foods)

 

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Lloyds Banking Group

 

 

 

 

 

The Well Foundation