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Business Chameleon

Chameleons are known for how they adapt to their environment and this year has seen more business chameleons than ever before. Have you had to adapt to changes due to the Coronavirus outbreak? Have you diversified to offer new products and services...

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Lockdown Leader

Being a leader of people and an organisation is a difficult task at any time but steering a ship through a COVID storm requires someone to take charge, make decisions and provide clear direction. This award will go to someone who has kept his/her...

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Best Enterprising Business*

Winners in this category won’t be standing still and doing the same old things, they’ll be moving and shaking, leading in their markets. In terms of this category, enterprise can be defined as showing initiative and willingness to undertake new...

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Best New Business*

You’ve come into business in the last 2 years (start date after the 1st Jan 2017) with a bang and are really getting noticed for what you do. Tell us what makes you the best of a great new crop. Terms and Conditions You may enter up to two awards...

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Business Innovation*

Innovation in your business means doing something new, different, smarter or better that will make a positive difference. Innovation therefore ranges from implementing a time-saving office procedure to a brand new product. Terms and Conditions You...

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Business of the Year less than 50 Employees*

This award will go to the business that can show outstanding initiative, boldness and imagination in the enterprise, as well as sound management practices. Entrants to this award will be expected to demonstrate sustainable growth combined with a...

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Business of the Year more than 50 Employees*

This award will go to the business that can show outstanding initiative, boldness and imagination in the enterprise, as well as sound management practices. Entrants to this award will be expected to demonstrate sustainable growth combined with a...

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Business Person of the Year*

This award will go to a business person or entrepreneur who shows outstanding initiative, boldness and imagination in the enterprise, as well as sound management practices. Entrants to this award will be expected to demonstrate sustainable growth...

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Business Woman of the Year*

This award will be presented to the best female owned business or female who has had a positive impact on a business. They will show how they have exceptional drive to succeed. How have you been integral to making the business or businesses a...

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Community Business of the Year*

This category celebrates both Community Businesses and Not for Profit Organisations. What these businesses have in common is that their focus is on positively benefitting society. All profit from a community business is reinvested in the local area...

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Employer of the Year*

Our criterion to win the award is simple – tell us how you as an employer look after your people so they take care of your business. Terms and Conditions You may enter up to two awards categories and one public vote category. Each entry must be...

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Family Business of the Year*

The winners of Family Business of the Year will be combining their passion in business with their shared family values. Your business may have been passed down to you or you have started a business to pass on to your children in the future. The...

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High Growth Business of the Year*

High growth firms are referred to as ‘gazelles’ for the way they are racing ahead, contributing massively to employment growth. Our judges want to know about your achievements and plans for even more success. Terms and Conditions You may enter up to...

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Positive Impact Award*

  In an everchanging world, we come across challenges in business that push companies to innovate and adapt their business for the good of the wider community. Have you changed the products or services you are producing to benefit a crisis or are...

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Service Excellence*

The winner of this category will give outstanding assistance and advice to those who buy or use the business or organisation’s products or services. They will be able to provide customer testimonials to back up their submission.  Terms and...

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The Green Award*

Being “green” in business terms means reducing or removing the harmful impact that products and/or services have on the environment. Terms and Conditions You may enter up to two awards categories and one public vote category. Each entry must be...

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Website of the Year*

Irrespective of your size, your website says it all. It should look great, be really easy to navigate, showcase whatever it is you do but most importantly, it should engage the viewer and keep them on your site for as long as you need them. Terms...

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Young Business Person of the Year*

For business people aged 30 or less (by 1st January 2020) who have demonstrated a high degree of entrepreneurship, creativity and vision for the future. The judges will be looking to identify an individual who has set up a business or has had a...

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