Business Excellence Ayrshire


Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce is proud to unveil the Winner of the prestigious 2024 Business Excellence Ayrshire award.


After the judge’s careful consideration and scrutiny, we are delighted to announce that Break the Silence are our 2024 Business Excellence Award Winners. The Winner was announced at our 2024 Annual Dinner, held at Lochside House Hotel in New Cumnock.


This recognition underscores Break the Silence's unwavering dedication to excellence and its pivotal role in creating a supportive space for those who have suffered child sexual abuse.




Claire Baird, CEO of Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce said:

“All the finalists demonstrated a culture committed to driving performance and evolving for the future and the judges had a very difficult decision to make.

“Break the Silence having recently been independently accredited by EFQM were able to evidence continuous improvement in all aspects of their service delivery focussing on direction, execution and results which led them to being worthy winners.

“A huge congratulations go to the team on being crowned the 2024 Business Excellence Award Winner.”



This year, three exceptional businesses were announced as the top finalists for this coveted recognition:



Previous winners include:

The Cook School Scotland | Begg x Co | Woodward AES (Prestwick) | Browning the Bakers | South Beach Holdings (Scotland) Ltd | Utopia Computers | William Tracey Ltd | Ashleigh (Scotland) Ltd | ANCHO Ltd | Tillicoultry Quarries | LMA Architects | Opus Couture | Lochside House Hotel, Lodges & Spa




The Business Excellence Award recognises Small and Medium enterprises, be they large or small, for profit or not for profit, based in Ayrshire who are committed to excellence and follow a path of continuous improvement.


The anticipation is building as the Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce team, along with our esteemed sponsors for the 2024 Business Excellence Awards, eagerly awaits unveiling this year's deserving winner. The highly anticipated announcement is set to take place at the 2024 Annual Dinner on Friday February 23rd, hosted at the scenic Lochside House Hotel in New Cumnock.


The Business Excellence Award is not only a prestigious award, but also a hugely beneficial process for businesses allowing them to evaluate their performance and development.


There are many businesses achieving excellence without receiving relevant recognition.



For further information on the award, please contact:



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Applications closed at 5pm on Thursday 30th November 2023.