Our Awards

Stevenage Business of the Year

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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Apprentice of the Year

  An apprentice is defined as a person who is learning a trade from a skilled employer, having agreed to work for a fixed period. Terms and Conditions You may enter up to 2 awards categories You may only enter 1 public vote category. If you are...

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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 2016) 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 2 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 the business person 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...

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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

Communities come together and set up community businesses to address challenges they face together. There are many types of community business including shops, farms, pubs and call centres. What they all have in common is that they are accountable...

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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 2 awards categories You may only enter 1 public vote category. If you are...

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Entrepreneur of the Year

An entrepreneur is more than a business person. Entrepreneurs see opportunities, set up a business or businesses taking on calculated financial risks in the hope of eventually seeing a profit. Terms and Conditions You may enter up to 2 awards...

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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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Networking Group of the Year

Business Networking has become a very important part of many businesses marketing and sales strategy. Some groups have been around many years, some have only recently started. It is important that whatever way you run your group, it must be...

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Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council

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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Not for Profit Business of the Year

Not for profit is a type of organisation that does not earn profits for its owners. All of the money earned by or donated to a not for profit organisation is used in pursuing the organisation’s objectives. Typically not for profit organisations 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 2 awards categories You may only enter 1 public vote category. If you are...

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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 2018) 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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