Small Business 2016 Winner

Heald Ltd design, manufacture and install a range of hostile vehicle mitigation systems that aim to prevent targeted attacks on high profile sites across the world. Headed up by Debbie Heald, Heald is an international, family-run business and the largest manufacturer of quality security equipment in the UK. Approximately 80% of its products and services are sold overseas.

The organisation is a strong advocate of diversity in business, demonstrated by Debbie’s keen interest in encouraging other females into STEM industries. The company offers real career prospects for its 38 strong workforce, supporting apprenticeships and encouraging ongoing development across different departments.