UK News

Feature news items of the Stelios Philanthropic Foundation from the UK (United Kingdom).

Sir Stelios picks Glasgow businessman as winner in national awards

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easyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou and leading international charity Leonard Cheshire Disability announced today Alex Papanikolaou from Glasgow is the winner of the Stelios Award for disabled entrepreneurs 2016 and the £30,000 prize money. lex’s business, Freedom One Life has developed a next generation power wheelchair, designed to offer a step change in reliability, performance …

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Sir Stelios picks five finalists for the UK national entrepreneur award 2016

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Five finalists handpicked by Sir Stelios each win £10,000 Companies on the shortlist include: app for restaurant menus, portable gyms for wheelchair users, inclusive training and community engagement, and sports facilities for disabled people. Winner will win a further £20,000 at an award ceremony on 10 November 2016 EasyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou and leading …

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Sir Stelios picks five finalists for national entrepreneur award 2016

Stelios UK Awards

Five finalists handpicked by Sir Stelios each win £10,000. Companies on the shortlist include: app for restaurant menus, portable gyms for wheelchair users, inclusive training and community engagement, and sports facilities for disabled people.Winner will win a further £20,000 at an award ceremony on 10 November 2016 EasyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou and leading international …

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Record number of applicants for the UK Awards 2016!

Stelios UK Awards

Record number of applicants for this year’s Stelios Awards for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UK, in partnership with Leonard Cheshire Disability!The winners will be announced on November the 10th, 2016!We wish good luck to all the applicants!

Past winners & shortlisted candidates of our UK Award among Britain’s most influential people!

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Two of our past winners of the Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UK are featured in this year’s Power 100 issue. James King (2013 Award winner), Amar Latif (2011 Award winner), Giles Long & Terence Nelson (shortlisted in the 2013 Awards) are between Britain’s most influential people with disability or impairment according to Power …

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UK Awards Criteria 2016

Stelios UK Awards

We will soon start inviting applications from entrepreneurs who started their companies in the UK in the last 7 years (2012 or later). The applicants must be registered with a disability and own at least half the business. However, all forms of entrepreneurial activities even without a registered company would qualify and this year people …

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Apply now for the Stelios Awards for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UK! New criteria & new prizes to be won!

Stelios UK Awards

A total of £70,000 in cash prizes to be won this year, a grand total of £570,000 since 2006. This year the overall winner will win £30,000 & an additional 4 shortlisted applicants will win £10,000 each. Deadline: 10th of October 2016 We are from today open for applications and the winners will be announced …

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Stelios 2016 UK Awards Criteria

Stelios UK Awards

We will soon start inviting applications from entrepreneurs who started their companies in the UK in the last 7 years (2012 or later).  The applicants must be registered with a disability and own at least half the business.  However, all forms of entrepreneurial activities even without a registered company would qualify and this year people …

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Blind businessman wins the first ever Stelios disabled entrepreneur award

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Amar Latif won the first ever Stelios Disabled Entrepreneur Award, run by charity Leonard Cheshire Disability, at a prestigious ceremony in London last night. Amar set out to be ‘the blind guy who wanted to show people the world’. He set up Traveleyes as the first commercial tour operator to specialise in holidays for visually …

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