TENBURY based businessman John King has won a national award.

John has been awarded the title of ‘Business Advisory Service of the year 2017’.

The award was given by Acquisition International magazine as part of the Business Excellence Awards 2017.

It made the award to John King, for the services to businesses and also for his work supporting and mentoring new start-up business ventures.

John King is an Entrepreneur in Residence at the University of Worcester, where he supports and mentors students of all ages, to set up their own business ventures.

He works with organisations such as Young Enterprise, a charity that works with schools, colleges and universities, teaching business skills.