RCT Business Club Gala Dinner & Awards 2016

11 Mar 2016

Ten years of business success and enterprise was celebrated at the prestigious RCT Business Club Awards on Friday, March 11.

Every year for the last decade, the RCT Business Club has commended and celebrated businesses of all sizes at the awards.

And this year’s ceremony, sponsored by headline sponsor Coleg Y Cymoedd, was no exception.

Attended by a range of local businesses and members of the RCT Business Club, the awards were held at Llechwen Hall, near Pontypridd.

The Winners

RCT Business Club Business of the Year - Rocialle

Rocialle Business of the Year - Small Web

(sponsored by our Headline Sponsor Coleg Y Cymoedd)


Best New Business - Pontus Research Ltd

Pontus Research Ltd - Web Small

(sponsored by Veolia)

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Decade of Business Excellence - Glamorgan Brewing Company

Glamorgan Brewing Company - Small Web

(sponsored by L'Oreal UKI Limited)

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Employer of the Year - Rocialle

Rocialle Employer - Web Small

(sponsored by Hirwaun Power Ltd)

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Environmental Business of the Year - The Welsh Pantry

The Welsh Pantry - Small Web

(sponsored by enviroparks)

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Excellence in Manufacturing - Gwalia Healthcare Ltd

Gwalia Healthcare Ltd - Small Web

(sponsored by Renishaw)

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Excellence in Social Enterprise - Friends of Ferndale - The Fern Partnership

The Fern Partnership - Small Web

(sponsored by RCT Homes)

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High Street Business - Bradleys Coffee Ltd

Bradleys Coffee Ltd - Small Web

(sponsored by Federation of Small Businesses)

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Micro Business - Trojan Construction Management Ltd

Trojan Construction Management Ltd - Small Web

(sponsored by University of South Wales)

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Cllr Robert Bevan, Rhondda Cynon Taf Council’s Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Planning, said: "The RCT Business Club Awards have gone from strength to strength in the last 10 years and this is largely because of the calibre of businesses that continue to open, operate and grow in Rhondda Cynon Taf.

"The achievements of those who won or were finalists this evening is testament to the thriving, innovative business community we have here in the county borough.

"Each and every person who has won or was shortlisted should be proud of themselves not only for their business achievements, but also for the example they have set to others and the business inspiration they offer.

"In these current difficult economic times, where finance is a pressure and the way people do business is constantly changing, local businesses of all sizes need all the support and assistance they can get.

"RCT Business Club has provided a nurturing environment of like-minded people from a huge range of businesses and organisations, allowing members to learn from each other, guest speakers, expert workshops, networking breakfasts and more.

"The Awards are the flagship event for the RCT Business Club and mark the end of yet another successful 12 months in RCT."

Other event sponsors include:

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