The South West was one of 2019’s most hotly-contested regions in the Awards this year and the judges chose Elementa for the way the business fuses its commercial goals with its charitable ones, working towards the common aim of making the school environment better for all.
Rufus Bazley, Director of Marketing at BusinessesForSale.com says, “2019 was a record year for Small Business Big Heart entries so achieving regional finalist position is incredible. Elementa stands out amongst our regional finalists as the heart of the business model and the heart of the business work seamlessly and tirelessly to make schools across the South West better for staff, pupils and families. I’d like to congratulate all the staff and wish them every success in the next and final round of judging.”
Managing Director Sarah Morison says, “ The foundation of Elementa is to give back as we grow. Through direct experience we have a passion of supporting the likes of Weston Hospice, our key charity partner is North Somerset’s Broad Community Trust and in addition we have raised funds for our Schools through projects such as funding toast for pupils who don’t have breakfast each morning.”
I f Elementa goes on to win the Small Business Big Heart Awards Gold prize it will receive £1,000 to donate to any good cause of its choice.
Elementa is one of two finalists from the South West, the other is Pig and Olive, a street food business based in Westwood Ho. This is the first year more than one finalist has been selected from the region, this is a result of a greater volume of entrants and a higher standard overall. In total there are 18 regional finalists across the country.
The overall winner of the 2019 Small Business Big Heart Award in association with BusinessesForSale.com will be announced on 15 September.