Best Business Awards now open for entry…

Open to the private, charity and public sectors, the Best Business Awards offer a broad range of categories.

There is no formal awards dinner, which can prove expensive to attend. Instead winners can take advantage of a range of marketing benefits designed to spread the message about what they have achieved.

All winners receive comments from the judges about why they won which can be used in press releases, on their website and other marketing materials at no cost. A winner’s trophy, certificate and logo may also be purchased although this is optional.

Entry deadline date: 29th July 2016

The categories open for entry are:

Private Sector categories

Best Innovation

Best Customer Focus

Best Marketing

Best Small to Medium Size Business

Best New Business

Best Large Business

Best New Product / Service

Best Product / Service Range

Best Strategic Design / Creative

Best Employer

Best Corporate Social Responsibility

Outstanding Personal Achievement

Outstanding Entrepreneur and Outstanding Female Entrepreneur

Awards will be given for the above categories in each of the following sectors, so please indicate which sector is most applicable to your business when submitting your entry / entries:

Building & Construction

Business Support

Computer Services

Defence & Aerospace

Diversified Services

Education & Childcare

Financial Services

Health & Beauty

Hospitality & Leisure


Marketing & PR

Online Business Services

Online Retail


Professional Services


Transport & Automotive




Public Sector categories

Best Information Technology

Best Procurement

Best Communication

Best Employer

Best Health & Safety

Best Fire & Rescue Service

Best Prison

Best Local Authority

Best Police Service

Best Further & Higher Education Provider

Best NHS Provider or Commissioner

Best Housing Association

Outstanding Personal Achievement

Organisations of any size may enter and many past winners are smaller businesses employing less than 50 people.

Past winners include: Davis Construction, Kyocera Document Solutions, Nef Turkey, Metropolitan Police, Barclays Personal Investment Management, Domestic & General, PJ Care, Canterbury City Council, EDF Energy, XLN Telecom.

For more information visit: Best Business Awards