We are always proud of our members and the successes they achieve with their businesses but we particularly love days like today … ?We were absolutely delighted to hear that another two WeDO members have been shortlisted for Awards; ??Carbon Financial Partners whose founder Gordon Wilson is one of our members and also Victoria Arnold, founder of Desk Union.
Carbon Financial has been shortlisted in the Tax and Estate Planning category of the 2013 Moneyfacts Investments, Life and Pensions Awards. ?Carbon also won the 2013 Investment Adviser and Retirement Planner of the Year Award?in the Professional Adviser Awards as well as reaching the finals of the New Business of the Year in the recent Scottish Business Awards.
Desk Union have reached the finals of the?Most Innovative Start Up Award?in the Association of Scottish Businesswomen Awards 2013. ?This is Victoria’s second major success in the past 3 weeks having recently won ?48,775 of funding from the Scottish Government’s Scottish EDGE Fund. ?She was also named?as one of the top?50 Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2013?by YHP, the leading UK web publication for entrepreneurship and start-ups.
We wish Gordon and his team the very best of luck for the Awards at the Lancaster Hotel in London on the 17th of October and to Victoria and her team for the Awards at Ardoe House Hotel in Aberdeen on the 30th of August.