White Rose Awards 2013

Monday 11th November, New Dock Hall, Leeds


Welcome to Yorkshire would like to thank this year’s sponsors for their support.


Institute of Directors

Institute of Directors

Uk’s largest and oldest membership organisation for directors and professional leaders who are all dedicated to encourage entrepreneurial activity and promoting responsible business practice.

With over 100 years’ of business experience, IOD supports your cause and provides advice, guidance and support for your business. Giving you the opportunity to meet and network with over 37,000 members across the UK, ensuring that all registered members’ views on business issues are represented to the highest levels of government.

Web: www.iod.com
Tel: 0113 243 0152

Irwin Mitchell

Irwin Mitchell

Irwin Mitchell is one of the UK’s largest and most respected law firms, with over 180 partners and more than 900 associates, consultants, senior advisors and fee earners. As a full-service law firm, Irwin Mitchell has experts in everything from personal injury claims to family law to real estate and corporate law.

With nine offices throughout the UK including Leeds, Irwin Mitchell remains passionate in providing their clients with the best legal advice, support and guidance.

Irwin Mitchell
2 Wellington Place

Tel: 0870 1500 100
Fax: 0113 234 3322
Web: www.irwinmitchell.com

House of Townend

House of Townend

House of Townend is the oldest and finest wine merchant in the North of England, working hard at being at the cutting edge of the wine world, ensuring the best and quality wine is delivered to customers.

Established in 1906, House of Townend has remained in the ownership of the same family for over 100 years. House of Townend supplies to UK’s leading hotels and restaurants as well as their official website catering to all international customers.

House of Townend
Wyke Way
Melton West Business Park
HU14 3BQ

Tel: 01482 638888
Fax: 01482 638866
Web: www.houseoftownend.com

Total Gas and Power

Total Gas and Power

Départ from the norm and win the race against rising energy prices!

What you may know
One of the hot topics in the media is the cost of gas and electricity and the pressure price rises are having on UK businesses. This has led to talk of potentially freezing prices to protect customers from increases.

What you need to know
As the largest gas supplier and one of the leading electricity suppliers to business customers within the UK, we don’t believe you have to wait for the outcome of these discussions. You can freeze your energy prices right now with our Fix for Five offer. Simply switch your business gas or electricity to us and we will freeze your price for 60 months! ......Why wait to see what happens at the next election?

We also want to help you increase energy efficiency and identify energy saving opportunities with our Business EnergyPlus service which is free to Total Gas & Power customers.

£100 Cash Back
As a thank you from Total Gas & Power, we will give you £100 credit with our energy contract packages. Why not put this towards your Welcome to Yorkshire membership?


Total Gas and Power
Unit 1280
Century Way
Thorpe Park
LS15 8ZB

Web: totalgp.com/yorkshire

Harrogate Spring Water

Harrogate Spring Water

Serving the best of British, Harrogate Spring Water provides optimum mineral balance and pure clean taste and commended for its distinctive and iconic style. Internationally recognised as the fastest growing water brand in the UK, Customers range from restaurants and airlines through to major retailers and wholesalers.

A traditional Yorkshire company providing heritage spring water nationally and internationally.

Harrogate Spring Water
Harlow Moor Road
North Yorkshire

Tel: +44 (0) 1423 730000
Fax: +44 (0) 1423 730001 Email: info@hsul.co.uk

Yorkshire Beer and Pub Association

The Yorkshire Beer and Pub Association

Owning more than half of the nation’s pubs, The British Beer and Pub Association is the leading body representing Britain’s brewers and pup companies. The association has been set up to promote and protect one of the nation’s most iconic and important industries.

The diversity of membership pubs enables the association to speak up in the industry, supporting its cause, whilst also being able to credibly claim a wide representative base.

Tel: (01977) 799100

Marie Curie

Marie Curie

Web: www.mariecurie.org.uk

Yorkshire Post

Yorkshire Post

Founded in 1754, it is one of the oldest newspapers in the country. Yorkshire Post is a daily broadsheet newspaper published in Leeds, covering the whole area of Yorkshire as well as the UK.

Yorkshire Post
No 1 Leeds
26th Whitehall Road
West Yorkshire
LS12 1BE
Email: yp.newsdesk@ypn.co.uk
Tel: 0113 243 7201

Web: www.yorkshirepost.co.uk



Barclays – inspiring growth in Yorkshire

With over 300 years banking experience, Barclays is delighted to sponsor the Tourism Event of the Year Award at the prestigious Welcome to Yorkshire White Rose Awards.

Tourism Events provide a crucial platform for businesses of all sizes throughout Yorkshire to showcase their facilities and network with likeminded business people. As a key part of the local business community in Yorkshire, Barclays provides support and relationship banking for businesses of all sizes in all sectors.

Working in partnership with Welcome to Yorkshire we aim to help customers, clients and businesses throughout Yorkshire realise their ambitions in the right way. Business Banking with Barclays is one typified by relationship management – with the local Yorkshire team aiming to provide a level of service and expertise geared to individual customers’ needs and aspirations.

By developing close working relationships and an understanding of the business challenges that customers face, our desire is to offer solutions and practical support through good times and bad.

Our job is to save you time, make you money and give you total peace of mind. It’s a duty we take very seriously.

For further information on how Barclays can help you please telephone Daniel Firth on 07775 540 956 e-mail Daniel.Firth@barclayscorp.com

Classlane Media

Classlane Media

Classlane Media are a creative Royal Television Society award-winning film production company based in Yorkshire with an international client base. We produce creative ideas, breath taking and captivating travel and tourism productions. We specialise in film productions, TV advertisements, digital and social media strategies, film campaign management, analytics, syndication & distribution. Passion comes free of charge.

Tel: (01430) 472055 Web: www.classlane.co.uk Email: post@classlane.co.uk

Wireless Social

Wireless Social

Web: www.wireless-social.com

Leeds Bradford International Airport

Leeds Bradford International Airport

Web: www.leedsbradfordairport.co.uk

Creating an outstanding regional airport connecting Yorkshire with the World. Passionate about providing a fantastic airport experience for customers

Yorkshire Water

Yorkshire Water

Web: www.yorkshirewater.com

Le Café Shop

Le Cafe Shop

LeCafeShop.co.uk is an online coffee boutique dedicated to the celebration of the nations favorite brew. Our HAUTE CULTURE gourmet coffees are full of character, with a distinctive ‘French Twist’ that’s hard to resist.

We provide delicious gourmet coffees with a subtly distinctive taste that offers an alternative to the other blends on the market. We work with the best roasters in the country who we know can consistently deliver excellent coffees and blends, month after month, year after year.

Our range of HAUTE CULTURE gourmet coffees offers an extensive range of freshly roasted coffees for all tastes and style, that you can afford to drink all day, everyday… Whether you are looking for a single origin, espresso, fair trade, organic, or rare coffee beans, we have it all.

Visit our website LeCafeShop.co.uk to discover our delicious gourmet coffees, gifts packs and ideas for coffee lovers, branded coffee tins for businesses, coffee subscriptions, hand made chocolates, coffee tips and recipes ...

Welcome to the world of HAUTE CULTURE!

Website : LeCafeShop.co.uk
Twitter : http://twitter.com/LeCafeShop
Facebook : facebook.com/LeCafeShop

Edwards and Partners

Edwards and Partners

Our Caravan, Leisure and Park Home team, established Edwards and Partners, operates as a specialist division of Sanderson Weatherall LLP. Established in 1976 Edwards and Partners have a long standing reputation as one of the countries leading experts in the valuation and sale of caravan park, holiday centres and park home estates.

We have a dedicated team of 5 surveyors providing nationwide coverage across England, Wales and Scotland. Our unrivalled knowledge and close contacts with the key players and majority of operators in the industry enables us to provide our clients with help and advice across a broad spectrum of work including agency sales and acquisitions, professional valuations, rent reviews and expert witness reports.

Combined with Sanderson Weatherall’s comprehensive range of property services and network of offices we offer a ‘one stop shop’ for all matters relating to caravan parks and leisure property.

Sanderson Weatherall's comprehensive range of property services.

Please get in touch
North Office – 01347 822005
South Office – 01884 256741



Web: www.santander.co.uk

Country Baskets

Country Baskets

Country Baskets is the UK’s largest wholesaler of floristry supplies & artificial flowers and is home to huge ranges of wedding products, pottery, glassware, home accessories, craft products and baskets. We also specialise in seasonal products for Valentine’s Day, Easter, Halloween and Christmas.

Our roots are in floristry and our 20 years experience has allowed us to become experts in all things floral. We work with world-renowned, award winning florists to bring you expert designs, trends and exciting new products. This creativity influences everything we do; at Country Baskets we love to spark your imagination.

Web: www.countrybaskets.co.uk

Daisy Chain

Daisy Chain

Daisy Chain, voted in the top 50 florists in UK, is unquestionably the favourite choice in Yorkshire for weekly corporate displays, weddings and event flowers. Established in 1894, Daisy Chain enhances your event with our exclusive designs & individually created arrangements for that wow factor.

Please contact us to arrange a free visit where we can discuss your requirements.

Web: www.daisychain-leeds.com

58 Street Lane, Leeds, LS8 2DQ
0113 2663039


Carat Leeds

Web: http://leeds.carat.co.uk/


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