EVERY year the Cheshire Business Awards are judged by an independent panel of judges drawn from the world of business.
This year, for the first time, we have included a ‘green’ category giving you a total of 10 categories to enter.
The closing date for entries is July 14.
Scottish Power Small Business of the Year
Whatever your trade, if you employ between one and 10 employees and can demonstrate achievements in your marketplace, with evidence of an excellent business strategy, good financial performance and your potential for the future, enter the small business of the year category.
SAS Daniels Medium Business of the Year
Do you have a great business? Then tell us about it!
If you employ between 11 and 50 employees and can demonstrate business excellence this is the category for you. The judges will be looking at your achievements, business strategy, financial performance and your potential for the future.
Cheshire East Council Community Award
Does your business have schemes, initiatives or policies which have a positive impact on your local community? Whether you provide employment opportunities for young or disadvantaged people, show unrivalled support for local charities or even contribute to community schemes, make sure you receive the recognition you deserve and enter this category.
Bank of America Business Person of the Year
Do you, or does someone you know, stand out from the crowd and inspire others around you? Receive the recognition you/they deserve and enter this category. Judges will take into consideration overall business performance, how this business person has been instrumental in the success of the business, has shown outstanding achievement and is commended within the business community.
Cheshire West & Chester Council Business Start-Up Award
If your business began trading after January 1 2009, why not enter this award and receive recognition for your hard work and determination?
You may have brought a fantastic new product to market, found a niche area to focus on or overcome all odds to achieve success. Tell us about your business, your market place, your performance and your future plans.
EA Technology Large Business of the Year
If you are the best large business in Cheshire, enter this category.
Employing a workforce of more than 50, the large business of the year will be able to demonstrate all round business excellence, financial performance, business strategy and future plans.
This category will recognise a local business that has had a beneficial impact on the environment.
Employer of the Year
Entrants will be asked to demonstrate why workforce development and training is important to the organisation and how training needs and skills requirements are assessed and addressed.
Young Business Person of the Year
Our young business person of the year will be aged 35 or under and will display excellent career progression, leadership and management.
Women in Business Award
We are looking for a woman or group of women who are high achievers and an inspiration to all business women.