Bosses and workers at a motorcycle accessory firm were celebrating last night after winning the Oxfordshire Business of the Year title.

Oxford Products claimed the overall title at the awards held at the Four Pillars Hotel, Sandford while managing director Andrew Hammond was voted Business Person of the Year.

The awards follow the recent expansion of the firm which last month saw Prime Minister David Cameron officially open its new 100,000 sq ft head office in Witney.

Other award winners included electrical contractors Darke & Taylor of Kidlington (Large Business); Harwell-based hi-tech firm Oxford Space Systems (New Business); bespoke travel operator Audley Travel of Witney (Employer of the Year) and Airbus Helicopters of Oxford Airport, Kidlington (Apprenticeship of the Year).

Five hundred people attended the glittering awards ceremony which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year and is the highlight of the Oxfordshire business calendar.

The winners: Carter Jonas Export Award: Oxford Cryosystems, Long Hanborough Hays Customer Care Award: Brethertons, Banbury Heart FM Marketing Excellence Award: Hook Norton Brewery for its Lion campaign Oxfordshire Apprenticeship of the Year Award: Airbus Helicopters, Oxford Airport, Kidlington Shaw Gibbs Young Business Person of the Year: Dave Fletcher, White October Oxford Brookes University Innovation Award: Adlens, Oxford The Oxford Times Charity and Community Award: Synolos, Witney Ridgeway Digital Innovation Award: Greenredeem, Benson Four Pillars Cultural Events and Tourism Award: Chipping Norton Literary Festival Oxfordshire County Council Energy and Environment Award: Bookpoint, Milton Park Shaw Gibbs Business Person of the Year: Andrew Hammond, Oxford Products, Witney Oxfordshire LEP New Business Award: Oxford Space Systems, Harwell Milton Park Small Business Award: Shawcity, Watchfield NatWest Large Business Award: Darke & Taylor, Kidlington Blue Law by Darbys Employer of the Year Award: Audley Travel, Witney Owen Mumford Oxfordshire Business of the Year: Oxford Products, Witney