New Business of the Year
Sponsored by Nestlé Purina
This category is open to any company of any size, including sole traders that have been set up since January 1, 2017. The business does not have to be registered for VAT.
Small Business of the Year (including Self Employed)
Sponsored by College of West Anglia
Open to any business operating in Fenland, employing typically 10 people or fewer. Being a
Medium Business of the Year
Sponsored by Local Generation
This award is open to any business operating within Fenland with 11 – 250 full time direct employees NOT including casual staff. The judges will be looking for performance against business plan and proven success in adapting to market movements.
Commercial Business in the Community / Corporate Social Responsibility Award
Sponsored by Fenland District Council
This award is open for any commercial business that contributed to the environment, community and society.
Customer Service Award
This category is open to any business no matter what sector. You will need to be able to demonstrate your customer service record and you are able to submit a maximum of five testimonials.
Retailer of the Year (shop front and/or online)
The ability to sell is vital. This category will focus on sales performance, plus how the relationship between the business and the consumer is developed.
Business Person of the Year
Individuals may nominate themselves or be nominated by their employers or colleagues. The judges will be looking for a business owner, manager who has made an outstanding contribution to the success or survival of the company.
The Judges’ Award
This award is not directly entered or necessarily a category winner but is chosen from