Has your innovation had a huge impact on your organisation, company or industry?

Is it a new service that has improved your clients' experience or a product that has had an impact on your customers' everyday life?

This Award recognises the company that successfully applies any form of innovation, celebrating the ideas that have had the greatest impact on an organisation, company or industry.

Whether the innovation is a new product, a service or a culture of improvement, the judges will look for evidence of how the innovation has been developed and applied to improve commercial performance, operational effectiveness or customer engagement.

Open to any organisation operating in the public, private or third sector, this Award will go to the company that can best demonstrate an innovation or innovative approach that has:

•           Created competitive advantage

•           Contributed to significant growth

•           Transformed the organisation or wider industry

•           Improved overall financial performance

•           Achieved operational excellence

•           Embedded ethical or sustainable practices

•           Helped staff deliver better customer service

•           Increased market share or customer loyalty

•          Supported strong leadership and management

Core criteria Proportion of overall score

Growth: 15%

Innovation: 25%

Employee engagement: 10%

Customer service: 10%

Leadership: 15%

Organisational Ethics & Policies: 10%

Financial performance: 15%



Previous winners

SCX Group - 2019

M Squared - 2018

Concrete Canvas - 2017

Winning a National Business Award is great recognition of the outstanding work across all of M Squared's departments, shining a light on the advancements made by our team in helping to realise the potential of light to tackle the most pressing challenges faced by society. 


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