2023 Scale-Up Awards winners crowned in glitzy celebration of UK business

The winners were crowned last night at the 2023 Scale-Up Awards at a gala event at Novotel London West. Hosted by renowned comedian Andy Parsons, the prestigious event attracted 450 business leaders, entrepreneurs and VIPs from across the nation to celebrate the success of British enterprise.

Brought to you by Business Leader, the Scale-Up Awards are the first and only awards to focus on the scale-up sector, celebrating high-growth companies and the entrepreneurs that run them. More than 500 businesses and entrepreneurs entered this year’s awards. Attendees included the likes of John Caudwell, Theo Paphitis and Richard Harpin.

Here are the 2023 Scale-Up Awards winners:

Award For ESG and Social Impact

Phoebus Software

Business Leader of The Year

Thomas Robbins, Stripe OLT

Customer Champion Award

Home Grown

Diversity Champion


E-Commerce Business Award


Employer of the Year


Family Business of The Year

Bailie Group

International Business of The Year

InterEx Group

Manufacturing Excellence Award

Dekko Window Systems

Overall Scale-Up Business Award


Scale-Up Disruptor Award

Eagle Genomics

Scale-Up Entrepreneur of The Year

Gori Yahaya, UpSkill Digital

Sustainable Scale-Up Business of The Year

Talking Tables

Technology Scale-Up of The Year


The #SBS Small Business Award


Andrew Mclaughlan, CEO of Business Leader, comments: “Business Leader’s mission is to inspire business breakthroughs. We are proud to host the Scale-Up Awards and celebrate the success of the businesses doing just that.

“Congratulations to the 2023 winners and finalists, you should all be extremely proud of your achievements to date. A special thank you to our sponsors and partners for helping us celebrate UK enterprise in style.”

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