2016 winner

Gate One

The judges feel that Gate One’s start-up ‘incubator scheme’ embodies an ethos of entrepreneurship and ‘out of the box’ thinking that is both quirky and inspirational to its consultants and clients alike. The leadership team appears to have been key in ‘walking the talk’ and facilitating the scheme with financial, training and time investments. It has resulted in an improved client delivery and experience – congratulations.

Winner’s quote: “We founded Gate One because of a collective ambition to create a different kind of consulting firm. Creating an culture of innovation and an entrepreneurial mindset is integral to everything we are trying to achieve. Winning the MPF award for leadership of innovation is terrific recognition of the success of our incubator scheme in accomplishing this and importantly the huge efforts our people have put in to make it work. We are very honoured and very grateful.” Alex McEvoy, Director

Leadership Of Innovation

From left: Jon Culshaw, the team from Gate One and Keith Tracey (Aon)


2nd place

LOD (Lawyers On Demand)

The judges felt that the Managed Teams concept of Lawyers on Demand’s embodies an innovative approach to legal services. It offers flexibility and consistency to both lawyers and their clients. The Management Team has thought outside any existing box and has developed a comprehensive service that fits with the legal needs of modern businesses.


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