Fast-Track business of the Year
This award is for the industry success stories – high-growth companies that have delivered year-on-year growth, job creation and great customer service.
Minimum requirements are £2m turnover and 10 staff, and the company will need to show a minimum of 10% annual growth each year over the last 3 years.
To enter you will be required to submit an entry that gives judges information about the following points:
- Financial performance (revenue and profitability) over the last 3 years
- Strong leadership and an entrepreneurial flair
- Employment, recruitment and training strategy
- An innovative business model with clear USPs
- A clear focus on customer service/experience
- Evidence of a strong business plan and future forecasts
How do I enter?
Please have all information and supporting documents ready for your entry before continuing.
If you need any information or assistance regarding entry to the Awards call 01934 808 293. Please see hints and tips below and provide evidence/content that demonstrates how your business or organisation meets the criteria outlined in the bullet points.
You have up to 800 words to demonstrate why you should win your chosen award.
Entries should be submitted in a Word document (or similar) and uploaded using the specified field You can upload up to 8 documents to support your entry.
This can be evidence of financial or other performance, certificates, accreditations, testimonials or other supporting documentation. You have up to 2MB per file. For larger uploads, incompatible files or video please contact our team on 01934 808 293.
Hints and Tips
Entries that 'show' rather than 'tell' will stand a better chance of recognition and becoming shortlisted. Don't just say your business is the best but demonstrate why.
Clearly outlined entries using bullet points and sub-headlines will be easier for judges to read and analyse. Some awards will also require evidence of financial performance. Please note that when assessing your entry a judge may want to call you to discuss elements of your entry or visit your business, so please provide your full contact details.
All entries are subject to our terms and conditions and judges' decisions will be final.
Please note: If you are shortlisted, at least one member of the company must be present on the evening to collect the award.