“I am absolutely ecstatic to receive the John Caudwell Award and the Great British Entrepreneur Award for North West. It’s a testament to the hard work and dedication of the entire ThinkTank Academy and Exceptional Care team.”
“Being on the shortlist alone, given the calibre of competition, is an incredible achievement. Winning these awards is a triumph, and I couldn’t be prouder of what we’ve accomplished in such a highly competitive f”
London – Gillian Ashcroft, founder of ThinkTank Academy and Exceptional Care, has been awarded the John Caudwell Award and Great British Entrepreneur Award for North West at The Allica Bank Great British Entrepreneur Awards.
Recognised annually as one of the most prestigious accolades in the entrepreneurial world, The Allica Bank Great British Entrepreneur Awards received over 5,000 applications this year alone.
A Triumph in a Highly Competitive Field
Making the shortlist is an achievement in its own right given the calibre of competition, underlining the significance of Gillian Ashcroft‘s win.
Previous winner James Watt, founder of BrewDog, said that winning was “better than winning the World Cup.” Steven Bartlett has gone as far as to dub the awards as “The Grammys of Entrepreneurship,” highlighting the glamour and prestige associated with the event.
The judges commented:
“Gillian’s leadership in Exceptional Care and Think Tank Academy is incredibly inspiring. Her entrepreneurial spirit shines through a business ethos grounded in care. The judges commend these businesses as stellar examples of entrepreneurship and celebrates the impressive achievements of Gillian and her team.”
Gillian Ashcroft on Winning the Awards:
On the Judges’ Comments:
“The judges’ recognition of our commitment to care and entrepreneurship is truly humbling. I believe in leading with a business ethos grounded in care, and I’m thrilled that it’s seen as inspiring by such esteemed professionals.”
On the Allica Bank Great British Entrepreneur Awards: “The Allica Bank Great British Entrepreneur Awards are like the Oscars of entrepreneurship. To be part of this community and to have our efforts celebrated in such a grand way is an honour beyond words.”
On the Future: “I see these awards as not just recognition of our past achievements but as a motivation to continue making a positive impact. The entrepreneurial journey is an ongoing one, and I’m excited to see what the future holds for ThinkTank Academy and Exceptional Care.”
Francesca James, founder of The Allica Bank Great British Entrepreneur Awards, said:
“I am thrilled to witness the extraordinary achievements of this year’s winners. Their success stories are a testament to the dynamic and innovative spirit that thrives within UK entrepreneurship. These inspiring entrepreneurs embody the creativity, determination, and passion that are at the heart of our nation’s business success. Their accomplishments not only celebrate their own journeys but also light the way for future generations of innovators and business leaders”.
Richard Davies, CEO of Allica Bank, commented:
“It has been a real honour to sponsor this year’s GBEA awards. Hearing the inspiring stories from this year’s winners really brings to life the important contribution British entrepreneurs make to our economy. At Allica, we couldn’t be more excited to see such a talented group of individuals making their mark in the business world and we’ll be keeping a close eye on what they do next.”
About ThinkTank Academy
ThinkTank Academy has played a pivotal role in shaping the careers of thousands of individuals, with many alumni making significant contributions in social care fields. The academy’s unwavering dedication to educational excellence, coupled with a forward-thinking approach, positions it as a leader in the care sector, driving positive change and empowering learners to thrive in the digital age.
About Exceptional Care
Exceptional Care is a distinguished provider of home care services, making a profound impact on the healthcare landscape since its establishment in 2010. With a decade-long history, Exceptional Care has been dedicated to delivering compassionate and personalised care solutions to individuals Exceptional Care’s innovative and adaptable approach to home care has positioned it as a trusted partner in the care journey of countless individuals and families, setting a benchmark for excellence in the provision of compassionate and exceptional care services.
About The Allica Bank Great British Entrepreneur Awards
The Allica Bank Great British Entrepreneur Awards celebrate and champion entrepreneurs across the UK, building communities to support their endeavours at various stages of their journey.
With stiff competition and a history of recognising businesses that become household names, the awards are a beacon of excellence in the entrepreneurial landscape.
For Media Inquiries:
Gillian Ashcroft, CEO ThinkTank Academy, Exceptional Care Phone: 07814698268 Email: Gillian@exceptional-care.co.uk
About the Allica Bank Great British Entrepreneur Awards:
The Allica Bank Great British Entrepreneur Awards are more than just an awards programme. Known as the ‘Grammys of Entrepreneurship,’ the awards have become a community that supports, celebrates, and champions entrepreneurs at various stages of their journey. With more than 5,000 entries annually, the awards aim to discover and recognise the brilliance within the entrepreneurial business community across the UK.
The Allica Bank Great British Entrepreneur Awards have a strong track record of identifying exceptional entrepreneurs across nine nations and regions before they become household names. Beyond those mentioned in the release, previous winners include Johnny & Pauline Paterson of Dr PawPaw, Hannah & Sophie Pycroft of Spectrum Collections, Philip Belmont of Zilch, Justin Basini of ClearScore, Lizzie Carter of Only Curly, and Dave Linton of MadLUG. These entrepreneurs have been transformative forces in their respective sectors, paving the way for innovation and job creation.
The awards are judged by a panel of some of the UK’s most successful entrepreneurs and business leaders, including the founders of Specsavers, Poundland, and Innocent.
Company Name: ThinkTank Academy, Exceptional Care
Contact Person: Gillian Ashcroft, CEO
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Address:Malthouse Business Centre, Southport Rd
State: L39 1QR
Country: United Kingdom