New Business of the Year
If your business began trading after January 1 2008 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 to win the recognition you deserve.
Revell Ward LLP SME of the Year
Whatever your trade, if you employ up to 50 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 this award and highlight your achievements.
Business Link Yorkshire Business of the Year
If you are the best business in Huddersfield, enter this award! Employing a workforce of more than 50 the business of the year will be able to demonstrate all round business excellence, financial performance, business strategy and future plans.
NHS Kirklees Community Award
Does your business have schemes, initiatives or policies which have a positive impact of 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 for your commitment to your community and enter this award.
HSBC Commercial Banking International Business/Trader of the Year
Has your business generated a substantial and sustained increase in activity outside of the region? The judges will look for evidence of the barriers that you have overcome and the degree to which national and international sales have created jobs and benefited our region's economy.
Have you been involved in the renovation or redevelopment of a business, dilapidated property or area? Has your organisation brought fresh employment into a district or introduced innovative solutions to overcome a long standing regeneration need? The winning organisation will be one that has made an excellent contribution towards regeneration in our region.
PROHMS Ltd Employer of the Year
Are you the best boss? Is your boss the best? We are looking for an employer who can demonstrate excellence in its approach to workforce development. Entrants will be asked to demonstrate why workforce development and training is important to the organisation, how training needs and skills requirements are assessed and addressed, and the direct benefit gained by both individuals and the organisation.
Creative Enterprise Award
This category rewards businesses and individuals that have excelled at creative enterprise. This can encompass a wide range of businesses from graphic design, marketing, print, fashion and innovation. Can you show evidence of innovative use of creativity and new technology? Have you incorporated or implemented e-commerce opportunities throughout your business with a demonstrable impact on the commercial return of the business? If this sounds like your business, enter this award
Kirklees Council Green Award
Has your business applied environmental policies in the workplace? Have your products or services made a positive contribution to the environment? This award will highlight the very best examples of environmental actions by local businesses.
Fantastic Media Young Business Person of the Year
Are you or one of your employees able to demonstrate outstanding achievements in your field? Our young business person of the year will display excellent career progression, leadership and management skills that drive success for their business.
Chadwick Lawrence Business Person of the Year
Do you, or does someone you know, stand out from the crowd and inspire others around you? Do you/they stand out as an individual who has grown the reputation of both the region and their company, representing the entrepreneurial spirit that typifies the region’s resilience and resurgence? 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 who is commended within the business community.