The Link Group has taken the top accolade at The Falkirk Herald Business Awards 2013.
It was recognised with the Outstanding Achievement of the Year Award.
Set up in 1962 and with its administrative base in Callendar Business Park, it has grown to be a leading Scottish social enterprise and housing association.
Link also lifted the Employer of the Year Award.
The glittering event in the Macdonald Inchyra Hotel, Polmont, was attended by nearly 300 from Falkirk’s business community.
This is the fifth occasion The Falkirk Herald has organised this event with this year’s event, which had Falkirk Council as a strategic partner, attracting a record entry.
Group editor Colin Hume said: “Once again this was a fantastic event. Everyone who made the shortlist for each category should consider themself a winner as the standard was incredibly high.
“Congratulations to all those who have won and thanks to our sponsors who have helped make this such a wonderful occasion.”
The full list of winners is:
Best Start-Up Business (sponsored by Ineos) – The Milk Barn
Best Green Business – Asda Chill Distribution Centre (CDC4)
Best Website/E-Commerce (sponsored by WOW247) – Macdonald Inchyra Hotel & Spa
Best Tourism Business (sponsored by Visit Falkirk) – Capercaillie Cruisers Limited
Best Sales and Marketing (sponsored by Find It) – Couper & Co
Best Growth Business (sponsored by Business Gateway) – Storage UK Ltd
Best Business in the Community/Social Enterprise – Cloybank
Best Independent Retailer: Keep it Local Award (sponsored by Falkirk Delivers) – Sisters Boutique
Employer of the Year (sponsored by Falkirk Council) – Link Group Limited
Best Small Business (sponsored by Forth Valley College) – Your Equipment Solutions Limited
Best Large Business(sponsored by MacRoberts) – Edinmore Contracts Limited
Highly Commended – MES2000; The Caledonian Cheesecake Company; Montana Home Care Ltd; and Falkirk Homeless Project
Outstanding Achievement Award of the Year – Link Group Limited
Lifetime Achievement Award – Malcolm Allan