Best Place to Work
Recognising a business with a focus on developing talent through training, apprenticeships, work experience, diversity and inclusion, career progression and opening opportunities to all.
Environmental and Sustainability Award
Highlighting a business making a difference to the environment, locally, nationally or globally, either through its products and services or its way of working.
Global Britain Award
Recognising a business that is trading with the world in a successful, innovative way, showing how firms large or small can play their part in Global Britain.
To recognise a growing medium-sized business that has taken tangible steps to increase its scale and impact.
Celebrating inventive thinking, product or system development and creativity in business
Made In Britain Award
Recognising excellence in manufacturing and production in this country.
Business Person of the Year
For a business owner or leader who has had a major impact on their firm’s success, which may also be delivering benefits to other people, such as employees or the community.
For a young person in business, either as an owner, employee or apprentice, who is having a positive impact beyond their age and experience. They may be demonstrating notable success, have overcome adversity to achieve, or using their success to help others.
Highlighting the impact of a staff or team member who may not ordinarily receive recognition, showing business success is not just about management and leadership. They may have overcome adversity, such as serious illness or bereavement.
Small Business of the Year
To celebrate a small business that combines commercial success with other elements of the awards, such as customer service, social impact, innovation and developing talent. Open to companies with fewer than 50 employees.
Business of the Year
For a business that has performed exceptionally, either in commercial terms, innovation, impact or customer service.
This award recognises an immense sustained contribution to business, society and the community across a number of years.
This is a closed category with no nomination process, the winner will be decided by the Editor.