It has been announced that Dr Leah Totton will bring her first-hand expertise of initiating and growing a successful business to the British Small Business Awards judging panel this autumn.
The British Small Business Awards, launched by the UK’s leading website for small business owners (smallbusiness.co.uk), is the largest and most prominent celebration of the UK’s small business sector. The event, supported by the Federation of Small Businesses, Forum of Private business, UKTI, and Startup Britain, will bring together 400-500 of the most prominent leaders in the UK small business community, recognising the vital contributions small companies make to the economy.
Dr Totton will adjudicate alongside other highly distinguished names in the UK business sector to select the award winners on 6th October and the successful entrepreneurs will then be announced at the ceremony on 20th October in London.
The judges confirmed to date alongside Dr Totton include:
• Sir Rod Aldridge, Founder of Capita and Chairman of the Aldridge Foundation
• Angela Eagle MP, Shadow Business Secretary
• Luke Lang, Founder, Crowdcube
• Julie Meyer MBE, Founder and CEO, Ariadne Capital
• Neil Westwood, Founder and MD, Magic Whiteboard
• Ian Cass, MD, The Forum of Private Businesses
• Matt Smith, Director, The Centre for Entrepreneurs & StartUp Britain
• Ben Lobel, Editor, SmallBusiness.co.uk
• Charlie Mullins OBE, Founder and CEO, Pimlico Plumbers
Dr Totton has been widely recognised for her entrepreneurial success, becoming one of the UK’s rising cosmetic skin experts. She qualified top of her year with a degree in Medicine from the University of East Anglia, and was a practicing doctor in a busy London hospital A&E department when she applied to compete on the BBC’s The Apprentice 2013 series.
Followingher win on the show, the 28 year old has opened two cosmetic skin clinics with her business partner Lord Alan Sugar. The first of the self-titled Dr Leah Clinics was launched in Moorgate, in Central London in 2014 and she opened a second clinic in Loughton, Essex in 2016. Dr Leah Clinics offer the most innovative and contemporary aesthetic skin treatments and Dr Leah herself is an award winning practitioner for Silhouette Soft. Keen to continually improve and expand her knowledge and credentials, Dr Totton is currently undertaking a Masters in Dermatology at the University of Cardiff.
For more information about Dr Leah Clinics visit www.drleah.co.uk
More information on the British Small Business Awards can be found at www.smallbusiness.co.uk