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We’ve been Shortlisted for Prestigious GBEA 2024

Evolve Weight Loss is thrilled to announce that it has been shortlisted for the 2024 Allica Bank Great British Entrepreneur Awards. Recognised in the Early Stage Stand Out Award category.

The Great British Entrepreneur Awards, often referred to as the “Grammys of Entrepreneurship,” celebrates the achievements of the UK’s most dynamic and innovative businesses.

Each year, the awards receive thousands of applications, underscoring the competitive nature and high standard of the competition. This year’s shortlist showcases a combined turnover of nearly £2.9 billion and employs approximately 20,000 people, highlighting the critical role these businesses play in driving economic growth and innovation.

Evolve Weight Loss, based in Droitwich, Worcestershire, is recognised for its outstanding contributions to Weight Loss.

Jen Flannigan, the Founder and Owner of Evolve Weight Loss says; “We are incredibly honoured to be shortlisted for such a prestigious award. This recognition is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team of Weight Loss Coaches and volunteer helpers. We are opening more Slimming Groups soon, and this recognition shows that our current Slimming Groups in Longbridge, Droitwich, Bromsgrove and Northampton are working brilliantly for our Evolve community! We are excited to celebrate this achievement as being the Alternative Slimming Group, and a heartfelt thank you also goes out to all of our Evolve Members.”

Previous winners of the Great British Entrepreneur Awards include the founders of BrewDog, MyEnergi, Zilch, Grenade, and ClearScore, who have gone on to become household names.

It is with thanks to national and regional sponsors Allica Bank, Airwallex, Basket, Caudwell Children, de Novo Solutions, GiftRound, GS Verde Group, GS1 UK, Home Grown, JF GrowthMenzies, Quidos, Randal Charitable Foundation, ScoreApp, TikTok, UBS Wealth Management and Vestd that the Great British Entrepreneur Awards has been able to celebrate the very best of Great British entrepreneurs for 12 years.

The awards ceremony will take place on Monday, 18th November, at London’s prestigious Grosvenor House, where winners for each category in each region will be announced. This event is the largest entrepreneurial celebration in the UK, providing a platform for businesses to connect, celebrate, and champion the spirit of entrepreneurship.

Francesca James, Founder of the Great British Entrepreneur Awards, stated, “The calibre of entries this year is truly outstanding. These entrepreneurs are the backbone of our economy, and their stories are a testament to the incredible resilience and creativity of the UK’s business community. We are thrilled to recognise their achievements and support their continued growth.”

Allica Bank, the headline sponsor for this year’s awards, shares this commitment to fostering entrepreneurial success. “It has been a real honour to sponsor this year’s Great British Entrepreneur Awards. Hearing the inspiring stories from the incredible businesses that these awards champion really brings to life the important contribution that British entrepreneurs make to our economy” says Conrad Ford, Chief Product & Strategy Officer at Allica Bank.

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About Evolve Weight Loss: Evolve Weight Loss is an innovative alternative to traditional weight loss and slimming groups, focusing on making the journey enjoyable and adaptable. By fostering a supportive environment, Evolve ensures that its members not only achieve their weight loss goals but also relish being part of a vibrant community.

Evolve has both in-person meetups and an online group, catering to diverse preferences and lifestyles. Currently boasting a membership exceeding 750 slimmers within just eleven months of its inception, Evolve has established active groups in various locations including Droitwich, Longbridge, Bromsgrove and Northampton, as well as a thriving online community.

By emphasising enjoyment and community alongside weight loss efforts, Evolve distinguishes itself as a refreshing departure from conventional weight loss programmes.

Members of Evolve not only benefit from personalised support and guidance but also find motivation and inspiration from others in the community. The success of Evolve lies not only in its innovative approach but also in its ability to foster a sense of belonging and empowerment among its members, ultimately leading to sustainable and fulfilling weight loss journeys.

About the Great British Entrepreneur Awards: The Great British Entrepreneur Awards celebrate the inspiring stories of entrepreneurs from across the UK. With a rich history of recognising businesses that have gone on to become household names, the awards are a beacon for entrepreneurial success and innovation. Each year, thousands of businesses apply, showcasing the immense talent and diversity in the UK’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.