Choosing which award that best suits your business can be daunting – try picking from some of the statements which fit how you feel about your achievements. If more than one applies, you can enter as many as you like, so long as you are eligible – it also increases your chances of winning.
"We're in a great place to build on our success"
Is your turnover between £25m and £500m? Are you continuing to build on your success and showing excellent growth with strong innovation strategies? We suggest you enter:
"We've just started out - but we're already making waves"
Have you been trading for less than three years but already shown significant growth? Overcome challenges and able to show that you really know your market? We suggest you enter:
“Seeing social change is our middle name”
Are you giving back to your communities like never before? Are you driving exciting initiatives which generate value for groups in need? We want to hear about it, enter:
“We love our customers, and they love us”
Are you leading customer focus like no one else? Developing key relationships or initiatives that bring people back again and again? We want to know what you are doing, and how its impacting your business. We suggest you enter:
“Our online offering has seen incredible results”
“We’re leading the way with our staff at the forefront”
Are you developing your staff to be the best they can be? Have you seen returns in loyalty and staff happiness through interesting new innovations? We want to hear about your journey, enter:
“Our leadership is taking this company places”
Is your company leader helping your business grow in sales, innovation and staff morale? Are they helping you disrupt and enable success like never before? Tell us about them, or maybe it's you - enter:
“We’re selling abroad like never before”
Is your exporting campaign making waves? Are your sales and relationships overseas taking your business to new heights? Tell us about how you beat the challenges to see your exporting succeed, look to enter:
“We’re seeing phenomenal growth – watch out!”
Has your workforce grown from 10 to over 50 people in the last 3 years? Have you worked hard to see 20% growth for the last three years? Seeing sustained growth is a real achievement, tell us about it through:
“Our latest innovation has put us on the map”
Are you seeing results from something ground-breaking for your company or industry? Are you doing something you don't think anyone else has done quite as well? From a new process to product we want to hear about your innovation:
Also look at: The Lloyds Bank Small to Medium Sized Business of the Year or focus your innovation to The Customer Focus Award, The Howard Kennedy Employer of the Year or The Amazon Digital Business of the Year
“I’ve started something that’s going to be big”
Have you just started your first business venture and it's going better than anyone could have hoped? Have you overcome big hurdles and still hitting your targets with customers and turnover? We want to hear about your journey to first successes:
Also look at: The Lloyds Bank Small to Medium Sized Business of the Year or if this is not your first business venture try The Inflexion Entrepreneur of the Year
“We’re small yet mighty”
Are you an SME that is making waves in the market? Are you shaking things up and causing competitors to sit up and notice? Perhaps you've overcome challenges to see great success in the last year - we want to know about it:
“We help businesses do more”
"We're driving entrepreneurial spirit in our student"
Do you have university programmes designed to inspire students with that business spark? Are you fostering an environment for the next generation of entrepreneurs and disruptors? We want to hear about your successes:
Also look at suggesting your alumni and students to enter The Duke of York Entrepreneur of the Year for free.