Heald Shortlisted in 3 Categories at the Forwards Ladies Awards 2016

Heald Ltd are delighted to announce they have been shortlisted in three categories in the Forward Ladies Awards this year, including the Inspiring Leader, International and STEM categories.

In it’s seventh year, the awards are now nationally recognised as one of the most prestigious events in the calendar for professional women.

Sponsored by HSBC, the Forward Ladies awards will take place on on 14th October at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Newcastle upon Tyne. The winners from this and the other regional finals, will then be invited to appear before a live judging interview panel in November, followed by the national final in Leeds on 1 December.

In announcing the results for Yorkshire & Humber, North East and Scotland, Griselda Togobo, MD of Forward Ladies said: “This has been a fantastic year for women; we continue to start, grow and run high profile successful companies. We have been surprised and delighted by the number and calibre and diversity of the applications we have received, and look forward to celebrating their success.

“The award categories are a reflection not only of the types of businesses with which women are involved but also industries which need to attract and encourage young women to join for future growth and prosperity.

Commenting on the shortlistings, Managing Director of Heald, Debbie Heald stated: ““We are absolutely thrilled to have been shortlisted for a second year running at the Forward Ladies awards. The event itself is great to be part of, and we look forward to meeting all the other inspiring finalists on the day.”

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