entrepreneur wins innovation of the year award
entrepreneur from Burnham-On-Sea is celebrating this week after
winning an innovation award.
Mike Turner, 21, has created Staff Guardian, a Web-based system
which uses satellite tracking to monitor staff when they are working
off-site, and provide them with an SOS button if they get into
service - which Burnham-On-Sea.com featured
here last year - was named Innovation Of The Year at the North
Somerset Business Leader Awards this week.
100 businesses and individuals entered the awards, with three
companies shortlisted per category and judged by an expert panel
of judges. Staff Guardian was the overall winner of innovation
of the year.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Winning Innovation of the Year
demonstrates that Staff Guardian is a business that offers a truly
innovative solution for lone workers."
evening was hosted by Polar explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes, who
spoke about his life and the motives behind his determination
to explore the most inhospitable parts of the planet.