The business, which provides Employment Law, HR and Health & Safety services in the UK, has sponsored the ‘Junior Disability Sports Achiever’ award category which will make its debut at this year’s awards which will take place next month.  

Ellis Whittam today said: “it is inspirational to see so many youngsters breaking down barriers and that is why we have chosen to sponsor the Junior Disability Sports Achiever of the Year category.”

Aberdeen's Sports Awards celebrates and recognises the wealth of sporting achievements and contributions made by local athletes, volunteers and clubs in encouraging individuals to be active.

The ceremony, hosted by the Active Aberdeen Partnership, will be held at the AECC on Thursday 26th October with 18 categories in the running.

Commenting on the awards, Active Aberdeen Partnership Chairman Tony Dawson said:

“I am delighted that Ellis Whittam have chosen to sponsor this brand-new award category that will recognise some of the many inspirational young people who live with a disability yet manage to achieve so much through sport and physical activity.

 “The annual awards ceremony allows us to celebrate our city’s sporting communities and acknowledge the hard work that goes into providing opportunities for people to take up sport and physical activity in Aberdeen.”

“These awards are a fantastic opportunity to recognise the clear culture of sporting excellence and outstanding performance that the Aberdeen has fostered.

Richard Stark, Ellis Whittam Business Director for Scotland, also commented:  

“We are delighted to sponsor Aberdeen’s Sports Awards. As a provider of services to hundreds of charities we always try to deliver inspirational services.

“We are naturally proud to be involved in recognising the inspirational dedication and achievements of the community.”