2012 UK worker of the year
23 January 2013
Di Mayze an entrepreneur from Nottingham has been crowned UK Worker of the Year for 2012, in the Dickies competition sponsored by SEAT to recognise and reward excellence in the British workforce. The prize, awarded at
The prize, awarded at a gala dinner, was a SEAT Exeo S Ecomotive 2.0, worth more than £20,000.
One year since Di's company Ippee Design was launched, the BuggyTug product is sold by some of the leading retailers. She has also launched a new product TugTrio that is a pack of three buggy straps. Di said: "I love what I do and my products have the potential to save lives - accidents involving a buggy rolling away are so common in some countries that it is illegal not to have one." Somerset pest controller Tom Edwards and Suffolk painter and decorator Anna Bettis took joint second place.