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Business Women Scotland Awards

Business awards showcase talent of Scotland’s women

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The shortlist of entries to the fifth annual Business Women Scotland Business Awards showcases the contribution women make to the business ecosystem in Scotland.

More than 30 individuals are recognised in the awards, supported by Daily Business, which will be presented at a lunch on 8 November at 200SVS, St Vincent Street, Glasgow with a host of top level speakers from the business world. To book tickets, visit

Lynne Kennedy, founder of Business Women Scotland, said: “We were incredible impressed at the exceptionally high standard of entries to this year’s Business Awards.

“It is inspiring and exciting to see so many women leading the way in industry across the country and we can’t wait to share their stories and announce the winners.”


  • Business Woman of the Year
  • Claire Adams – Total Health
  • Heather Matthews – Little’s
  • Lynn Laughland – HRM Homecare Services
  • Sarah Heward – The Real Food Café
  • Established Business of the Year
  • Heather Matthews – Little’s
  • Lauren Murray – Murray Recruitment
  • Lisa Thomson – Purpose HR
  • Lynn Laughland – HRM Homecare Services
  • Inspirational Woman of the Year
  • Celia Hodson – Hey Girls
  • Fiona Frew – Murphy Wealth
  • Rosemary Eribe – Eribe
  • Susan Hawkins – Business Gateway
  • Suzie McCafferty – Platinum Wave Franchising
  • Rising Star
  • Danielle Ormond – Unicorn Cleaning Services
  • Gillian Crawford – Lily Blanche
  • Imogen Russon-Taylor – Kingdom Scotland
  • Dr Jillian Ney – The Social Intelligence Lab
  • Hayley Wilkes – WeeCOOK Pies
  • Social Enterprise of the Year
  • Celia Hodson – Hey Girls
  • Evelyn McDonald – Scottish Edge
  • Lesley Robertson – Families Like Us
  • Zakia Moulaoui – Invisible Cities
  • Sole Trader of the Year
  • Julie Duncan – The Badass Rules
  • Lyndsey McLaughlin – Recruit Write
  • Mhairi Mackenzie – Bonnie Bling
  • Una Chrystal – Athena Therapies
  • Start-Up Business of the Year
  • Imogen Russon-Taylor – Kingdom Scotland
  • Margaret Totten – Akari Solutions
  • Melanie Russell – Outside In Garden Rooms
  • Sarah Haran – Sarah Haran
  • Woman in Finance
  • Kimberley Oliver – Xenith Financial Consulting
  • Suzanne McKellar – McKellar Accountancy
  • Eva Luckhiram – Soar
  • Women in Marketing/Social Media
  • Aimee Doole – Booth Welsh
  • Tammy Kolowoski – Naf Salon
  • Laura Hillhouse – Soar
  • Women in Technology
  • Margaret Totten – Akari Solutions
  • Eva Luckhiram – Soar

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