Bathgate named Professional Services Business of the Year at the MIBs


Hot on the heels of its double win at the NACFB Commercial Broker Awards, Bathgate Business Finance has been named Professional Services Business of the Year 2023 at the Merseyside Independent Business Awards (MIB) 2023.

The ceremony took place on Thursday 19th October at the Rum Warehouse, Titanic Hotel in Liverpool, attended by almost 500 guests and hosted by Ellie and Roger Phillips. The MIBs were established in 2013 and celebrates independent businesses of all sectors and sizes across the region.

Bathgate was one of four businesses shortlisted in the Professional Services Business of the Year category, which was sponsored by Butterworth Spengler Insurance Brokers.

Gordon Andrews, MD of Bathgate Business Finance, said: “Winning this award means a lot because the MIBs mission aligns closely with what we do as a business. We are an independent SME that proudly supports others in Merseyside and beyond, and we work hard as a team to champion them and, as well as helping them to find finance solutions that help them to thrive.

“We would like to congratulate Global School Alliance, Loud Speaker and TD Construction Testing, all brilliant businesses that were shortlisted in our category, and of course the other finalists and winners. We would also like to thank our Alison Lobb and the team at Morecrofts for such a brilliant event and continuing to champion independents in Merseyside.”