Awards Categories 2021

Entries for the awards have now closed, the awards dinner will be taking place on Thursday 11th November at the Park Inn Hotel.


High Growth Business of the Year

This award is open to businesses of ll sizes and recognises businesses that have experiences exceptional growth in sales, profit, market share, jobs or international trade.
Judges will be looking for an organisation that can demonstrate the highest levels of growth with a strong plan for sustainable financial performance.

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Employer of the Year

This award recognises organisations that demonstrate excellence in the promotion and implementation of a learning and development culture.
Entrants for this award must communicate how this culture has contributed to the business achieving outstanding success.

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Workplace Wellbeing

This award recognises businesses that are creating an environment for their employees to succeed by demonstrating their commitment to the health and wellbeing of their workforce.

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Customer Commitment

Recognising organisations with a focus on customer service and care this award has been designed for businesses who can demonstrate excellence and commitment in the ever important area of customer service.

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International Trade Business of the Year

This award recognises the strength of Britain’s international businesses. Entrants for this award must stand out from the crowd on the International stage and demonstrate that they have generated significant and/or sustained increases in their export and/or import activity.

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Small Business of the Year

Open to organisations employing up to 75 full time members of staff. This award will go to the company that has achieved consistent growth backed by a strong financial performance, while demonstrating a clear understanding of the markets that it operates in.

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Family Business of the Year

This award is for established family businesses across all industry sectors that can demonstrate sustained success across a broad range of measures.

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Best New Business of the Year

This award is for businesses that have started less than 2 years ago (no earlier than June 2019) and have demonstrated considerable progress to grow, develop, and make a real impact in a short period of time.

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Business Person of the Year

This award will recognise an individual that has made a great impact within the business world. This individual will show a relentless drive in creating opportunities through new concepts, business or jobs and helping the local economy.

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Young Business Person of the Year

This award celebrates the finest of our young businesspeople from across Northamptonshire that continue to develop and grow both as individuals and commercially minded young professionals.

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