FIRMS in Huddersfield have been challenged to prove they're the best in Britain.
Companies across the town have been invited to take part in the National Business Awards.
The awards, which are open to companies of all types and sizes, will be presented at a ceremony on November 13 at London's Grosvenor House Hotel.
There are 18 categories covering aspects of business such as innovation, customer care, marketing, technology and social responsibility.
Winners in 2006 included Kevin Whiteman, managing director of Yorkshire Water's parent company Kelda, who was named Business Leader of the Year.
Details of the event, sponsored by Orange, are online at www. nationalbusinessawards. co.uk or by phoning 02073 781188. The closing date is July 25, 2007.