TLA CEO nominated for top entrepreneur award

We are excited to announce that our CEO Anton Hanley has been nominated for the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards.

The awards exist to acknowledge the hard work and inspiring stories of British entrepreneurs and businesses in Great Britain. It features multiple categories that are split across five cities representing different parts of the country.

Anton has been shortlisted in the Scale-up Entrepreneur of the Year category for Manchester (North West) which focuses on entrepreneurs that have led significant growth for their company.

Anton Hanley - The Lead Agency‘Strength and diversity’

Creator of the Awards, Francesca James, said: “We have been inundated with some incredible entries this year, and all shortlisted applicants should be extremely proud of themselves! This year has seen a record number of entrants and we’ve been absolutely blown away by the strength and diversity of applications.”

“We cannot wait to celebrate entrepreneurship across Great Britain with them, and put a spotlight on the incredible talent within the British entrepreneur ecosystem.”

Now in its fifth year, the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards has celebrated some amazing entrepreneurs over the years, many of whom are now household names. Past winners include David Buttress of Just Eat, Julie Deane of The Cambridge Satchel Company, James Watt of BrewDog and Alexander Solomou of TheLADBible Group.

‘Entrepreneurial spirit’

Gordon Merrylees, Head of Entrepreneurship at NatWest said: “I want to thank all of the entrepreneurs who entered this year and congratulate those who have been shortlisted, I look forward to seeing them at the regional finals.”

“It is clear that entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well and NatWest is thrilled to be able to support these awards to celebrate success with the businesses that are the lifeblood of the UK Economy as they start, scale and succeed.”