Aimed at businesses with 1-5 employees.
All the winners of a “Business of the Year Award” will have demonstrated how they can stand out from the crowd in their category through areas such as ambition, profitability, growth, sound business planning, customer satisfaction and management of people – they will have a “wow factor” that is worth celebrating.
Judges will be looking for:
- A clear business plan
- Financials both past and present (turnover, profit/loss figures will be treated in confidence, estimates are acceptable)
- Evidence of a clear vision for the long-term future of the business
For any queries regarding your entry, please get in touch with the Chamber Team at email@example.com.
How do I enter?
All you need to do is complete the online entry form, making sure that you understand the criteria for the category/ies that you wish to enter.
- Choose your category
- Enter a statement of up to 800 words explaining why your business merits an award
- Highlight up to six key points selling your company to the judges
- Attach up to five pieces of evidence to support your application – attachments can be up to a maximum of 2MB each.
- Attach the company logo
Does my business qualify?
All businesses entering the awards must be based within the district council administrative boundaries of Sedgemoor, South Somerset, Mendip and Somerset West and Taunton. Business can also enter if they are based within the following North Somerset Council and Bath and North East Somerset postcodes:
BS21, 22, 23, 24, 40, 48 and 49
The business should have its head office within the defined eligible area set out above. If this is not the case, the entry MUST demonstrate that the enterprise has local autonomy over business planning, marketing, HR and budget within the eligible areas listed above.
If you are unsure if you qualify, please get in touch.
Ges has held senior positions in both commercial and public sectors and has been working in the local business community for the last ten years.
Alan’s background in retail, licensed trade and business support, lends him well to providing critical support to help business growth.
Both judges are passionate about the region and small business growth as the backbone of the economy.
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