A number of north-east businesses have made it to the finals of a national award ceremony.
Aberdeen-based The Wee Hemp Company has been shortlisted in the Micro Business of the Year category and the Start-Up Business of the Year category as part of the Federation of Small Businesses Awards 2019.
The firm, which specialises in health and wellness products infused with CBD, is owned by Calum and Rebecca Napier who launched the company last year.
Co-owner Calum Napier, said: “With all the obstacles we face in the CBD industry, we are delighted to be finalists for two FSB Scotland Awards. The love and support we have received since we launched last May has been truly heartwarming. Fingers crossed we take an award home for our hempers and on to the UK finals in May. ”
Also shortlisted were Aberdeen Sewing Machines in the Scale-Up Business of the Year category, The Warehouse Health Club are finalists in the Community Award and The Highlander Bus Cafe in Start-Up Business of the Year.
The awards will take place on Thursday February 21 in Edinburgh, when winners will be announced.