The Michael W Halsall Solicitors Merseyside Woman of the Year.
The winner of the DLA Piper Business Leader Award will be a woman who has made a significant contribution to the local economy and the business community.
Apprenticeships are widely recognised as one of the most of successful ways to start a vocational career, with recent figures from the Office of National Statistics showing that 85% of students who complete an apprenticeship will stay in employment, and over half stay with the same employer with which they did the course.
The winner of Brabners Entrepreneur of the Year Award will be a woman of unbridled determination and promise. Adept at spotting future trends and acting quickly in order to ensure that her business benefits, she has an appetite for success and can withstand the risks she needs to take to get there.
The courage & Sparkle ‘Women of Courage’ Award 2018 celebrates the achievements of women who have shown tenacity and resilience - and made a real difference to other peoples’ lives in the face of adversity.