Huddersfield-based computer business scoops coveted Which? Trusted Trader of the Year accolade at national awards

Inspiration Computers has been named Which? Trusted Trader of the Year at the prestigious 2022 Which? Awards for its outstanding dedication to consumers and the local community. 

Inspiration Computers, based  in Kirkheaton, West Yorkshire, has been announced as the Trusted Trader of the Year at the 2022 Which? Awards, seeing off competition from fellow category finalists  SD Roofing based in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire and Easystep Stairlift based in Markfield, Leicestershire.

The Kirkheaton based business, which has been previously crowned as the Which? Trusted Trader of the month two years in a row in 2020 and 2021, was commended for its outstanding customer service as well as its dedication to various charitable endeavours.

Inspiration Computers really stood out with the judges, with the company’s work in their immediate and wider community being a highlight. 

Support has included sponsoring their local cricket club, Kirkheaton,  and donating and refurbishing computers for the charity Teacher4Zambia.

As well as having a prominent role in their community, the husband and wife team of Alison and Lee Grant pride themselves in “offering great technical support, up to the minute knowledge and good customer service, but without being too geeky or full of jargon.” 

The company has 175 reviews at five stars complete with positive testimonials. Co-owner Alison is also an advocate for attracting young female talent to the industry via an annual apprenticeship programme. 

Managing Director of Trusted Traders, Raj Kakar-Clayton, said: 

“The Which? Trusted Trader Award takes into account customer service, reviews engagement and community impact, and we felt Inspiration Computers ticked all the boxes. 

“Demonstrating it is working to make things better for consumers, Inspiration Computers is an exemplary ambassador for Which?, going over and beyond for its customers, local and wider community.

“Which? also recognises its efforts in nurturing tomorrow’s talent by encouraging young women to get into an industry where there is a deficit of female professionals.” 

The Which? Awards have been running since 2007, recognising best practice in products and services, ranging from travel to electrical appliances.

This year’s ceremony took place at One Marylebone on Thursday 19th May – the award night’s first in-person event since 2019.



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Full list of categories, winners and shortlist below:

Category 2022 Winner 2022 Shortlist 2021’s winner
Which? banking brand of the year Starling Bank Coventry Building Society, Nationwide, Starling Bank Starling Bank
Which? insurance brand of the year NFU Mutual LV=, NFU Mutual, Saga LV=
Which? travel brand of the year Jet2 Exodus Travels, Inn Travel, Jet2, Premier Inn National Trust Holidays
Which? retailer of the year Richer Sounds John Lewis, Richer Sounds, Seasalt, Skechers Richer Sounds
Which? utilities brand of the year Tesco Mobile Octopus Energy, Plusnet Mobile, SMARTY, Tesco Mobile, Zen Internet Tesco Mobile
Which? car brand of the year Kia Honda, Kia, Lexus, Polestar, Toyota  Toyota
Which? home technology brand of the year Samsung Apple, Canon, Dell, Samsung, Xiomi Apple
Which? home entertainment brand of the year LG Amazon, LG, Panasonic, Samsung, Sennheiser, Sony LG
Which? kitchen and household products brand of the year Kenwood Asda, Kenwood, Russell Hobbs, Tefal De’Longhi
Which? large kitchen appliance brand of the year Samsung Beko, Bosch, LG, Miele, Samsung Bosch
Which? Trusted Trader of the year Inspiration Computers Easystep Stairlifts, Inspiration Computers, SD Roofing Finesse
Sustainability Champion of the Year Exodus Travels Exodus Travels, Miele, Good Energy, Silver Cross, Triodos Bank N/A – new category


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