Enter the SME 2017 Awards

Young Business Person of the Year

 

  For business people aged 30 or less (by 1st January 2017) 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 that has set...

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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 3 categories All entries as well as supporting documents must be...

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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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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 ...

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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 3...

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Community Business of the Year

  The winner of this category will live and breathe the old adage about giving something back to their local community.   Terms and Conditions You may enter up to 3 categories All entries as well as supporting documents must be submitted...

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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 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 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...

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Best New Business

 

  You’ve come into business in the last 2 years (start date after the 1st Jan 2015) 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 3...

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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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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 3 categories All entries as well as supporting documents must be...

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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 3 categories All entries as well as supporting documents must be...

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