We were included in the Startups Top 100 for the third consecutive year in 2014. Having been ranked 74th in 2012, and 38th in 2013, we moved up four places to 34th in 2014. Progress. The Startups 100 recognises and celebrates the most exciting, creative and innovative new businesses in the UK.
Hiring-Hub.com was named among 50 of the UK’s most exciting and disruptive businesses alongside companies like Skimlinks, TyresOnTheDrive, Mainstage Travel and (the brilliantly named) CompareTheCoffin.com. Russell Gould, managing director of sponsors Everline, said: “The UK continues to prove itself as a hub of innovation and we’re really proud to support and celebrate the achievements of those businesses in the Future 50.”
One for the ladies. Co-founder and all round good egg, Sara Jones, bagged the ‘Women in Business’ gong at the prestigious Startups Awards, held at London’s swanky Kensington Roof Gardens. Sara was presented with her award by Dame Mary Perkins, the very nice lady that founded Specsavers. Hiring Hub was also an finalist in the ‘Most Innovative Business’ category, but we lost that one. Shame. Still, one out of two ain’t bad, and it was well worth the trip to London for the after party. Lovely.
Having been ranked 74th in the 2012 Top 100, we did it again in 2013, ranking 38th. Not bad. The Startups 100 is the first and original roundup of the top 100 startups in the UK. Each year it recognises and celebrates the most exciting, creative and innovative new businesses in the UK. Previous winners have gone on to become some of the UK’s finest entrepreneurial success stories, including Zoopla, Naked Wines, Wonga.com, Shortlist Media and Huddle.
The Accelerate 250 is a list of the UK’s fastest-growing companies, personally selected by Lord Young and Sir Terry Leahy. The so-called ‘vital six per cent’ – the businesses that create more than half of the nation’s new jobs by disrupting industries and creating new markets. Yeah, it’s pretty neat that we were invited to be a founding member of this exclusive club. Happy days.
We like this one. Why? Well, because it’s rewarding us for being different. For disrupting. For being innovative. This makes us happy. Twas a great gig too. Winners in other categories included Jaguar Land Rover and the Co-operative Group, so little ol’underdogs Hiring-Hub.com were in fine company. Yeah, a good day.
The City of Manchester Business Awards celebrated the region’s top companies and winners were selected by the local business community, courtesy of a vote. So to pick up two that evening, for Best Startup and Best Recruitment Company, was breakthrough and emotional moment. It’s great when judges say you’re a good business, but when fellow business owners, CEOs and directors vote for you it’s even more special.
The City of Manchester Business Awards celebrated the best companies in Manchester. This one means a lot as winners were elected courtesy of a ballot, with fellow Manchester businesses voting to award the best companies in the city that we call home
Hiring-Hub.com named one of the most exciting, creative and innovative startup businesses in the UK. The Startups 100 is the first and original roundup of the top 100 startups in the UK. It recognises and celebrates new businesses. Previous winners have gone on to become some of the UK’s finest entrepreneurial success stories, including Zoopla, Naked Wines, Wonga.com, Shortlist Media and Huddle.
The UK’s only national awards dedicated to Internet entrepreneurialism celebrate the best of a rapidly growing industry. Experts seek out the hidden masters of the ‘net as well as high profile web leaders. Judges look to reward the UK’s web pioneers. In 2012 Hiring-Hub.com co-founder Simon Swan was a finalist in the Software Entrepreneur of the Year category.
EN’s Entrepreneur of the Year Awards is the region’s top accolade for owner-managed businesses. As the campaigning voice of North West enterprise for over two decades, EN is read and trusted by the region’s wealth creators. The Entrepreneur of the Year Awards is its opportunity to recognise formally the outstanding contribution that the region’s business people make.
The Northern Tech Awards were launched to recognise and celebrate the achievements of Tech Companies in the north. Hiring-Hub.com won Best Bootstrapped Startup.
Hiring-Hub.com was named a winner in the Local Business Accelerators Awards, a ground-breaking, nationwide initiative launched by Prime Minister David Cameron and Dragons’ Den star Deborah Meaden to identify and reward the UK’s best regional companies.
Each year Insider identifies 42 entrepreneurs and business people under the age of 42 who are poised to become the business leaders of tomorrow. The Insider 42 under 42 Dinner is a celebration of their achievements and the achievements of previous “42s”.
Smarta.com and O2 made online recruitment SaaS platform Hiring-Hub.com a winner of its 2011 Smarta 100 Awards: its collection of the UK’s savviest, enterprising, innovative and most disruptive businesses. Other winners have included: Naked Wines, OneFineStay, Duedil, Kashflow and Adzuna.
The Good Web Guide Website of the Year Awards have made a mark in the industry by championing online excellence, in the search for sites that demonstrate innovation, passion and a commitment to harnessing the full power of the web.
Each month Shell recognise, promote and award the best young entrepreneurs in the UK. Those with the most innovative business ideas. Hiring-Hub.com co-founder Sara Jones, was shortlisted in September 2011. Yay.
JCI Manchester’s Young Talent Awards serves to recognise outstanding individuals who exemplify the best attributes of Manchester’s young people. Simon Swan and Sara Jones, nominated for Young Entrepreneur of the Year for founding Hiring-Hub.com.
Hiring-Hub.com commended for its commercial acumen and innovative approach by a judging panel at the prestigious 2011 DediPower UK Digital Innovation Awards. The awards, in association with The Sunday Telegraph, Lloyds TSB and eSkills UK, promote standout young British entrepreneurs and digital excellence, while championing businesses with the Internet at their core.
The online recruitment industry’s most prestigious awards, Onrec celebrate the success, growth, innovation, talent and achievements within the online recruitment industry. Nominated for Best Newcomer in 2011 just one month after launch.
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