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Double Business Award win for Midshire MD

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Office technology sales and service provider Midshire, is delighted to announce a double award win for Managing Director of Midshire Business Systems Northern Ltd, Julian Stafford, winning two business awards in the space of 6 days, following unprecedented growth for the Stockport based company.

2015-EN-FLAG-LOGO Julian was crowned Stockport Business Person of the Year at The Stockport Business Awards on the 15th of October and less than one week later, has gone on to win Technology Entrepreneur of the Year at The North West Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.

Julian’s win as Technology Entrepreneur of the Year confirms Julian and Midshire’s drive and passion for providing cutting edge office technology solutions for businesses across the North West. The company was commended for their new hosted desktop solution – Desktop Monster, a cloud solution allowing people to work anywhere, anytime.

EN AWARDSJulian has steadily grown Midshire Northern over an 18 year period, from having zero customers and two employees in 1997, to now supplying over 1,700 customers and servicing over 4,000 machines in the field. Now employing over 65 staff, Julian has also opened a further two regional offices in Sheffield and Wales, launched an IT services arm to the business and created a new integral partnership with global manufacturer HP.

As well as driving Midshire’s success, Julian works hard to support the local community through sponsorship, charitable fundraising and technology support, raising over £150,000 for local charities in the past two years alone.

Julian comments: “Whilst I understand it’s my name that gets recognized, none of this could be achieved on my own. Business is a team sport and I am lucky to be surrounded by the most amazing group of talented and hard working people. It’s my team that have put Midshire where it is today.”

To add to this incredible success, Midshire has been nominated for two further awards at The Talk of Manchester Awards, which are being held in Manchester on the 3rd December. Midshire has been nominated in the categories Best IT Support Company and Best SME Support Company.

The Talk of Manchester Awards is by nomination only and winners are decided purely based on public votes, to vote for Midshire here: