Terms and Conditions

  1. You may enter up to 2 categories
  2. All entries as well as supporting documents must be submitted online, if you have any queries about hard copies of evidence please contact the team
  3. The competition is open to all businesses in Northamptonshire who commenced business before January 2016
  4. If you commenced business after January 2016, you can enter up to 2 categories from Best New Business, The Green Award, Entrepreneur of the Year, Young Business Person of the Year, Website of the Year and Apprentice of the Year
  5. Entry is FREE
  6. Entrants must have less than 250 employees at the time of entering or be self employed
  7. A sponsor cannot enter an award in the category that they are sponsoring
  8. If you have won a category twice before you cannot re-enter the same category
  9. Each category has different requirements in terms of length of time in business or age of entrant – please see individual awards for specific rules
  10. The comments made on your application form should be accurate to the best of your knowledge
  11. The Judges will be representatives from each of the sponsors and guest judges, who are well respected experts in their field
  12. The Judges reserve the right to move your application to another category or to add you to another category
  13. The Judges’ decision is final
  14. By entering these awards, you agree to our business partners and sponsors having access to your contact details
  15. Entrants must be available for consultation with the Judges should the need arise
  16. By entering the awards you agree to partake in publicity of the awards, including the use of any images taken
  17. Should a category not receive sufficient entries, it will be withdrawn from the Awards Ceremony
  18. Entries will only be accepted on the official entry form
  19. Entry is completed solely on your application form, there will be no site visits
  20. The closing date for all entries is the Thursday 28th June at 5pm
  21. We reserve the right to extend the deadline
  22. All finalists will be required to attend the Grand Final evening at their own cost
  23. The Grand Final takes place on Thursday 25th October 2018 at the Northamptonshire County Cricket Club.
  24. Refund policy – Grand Final Tickets, there is a 50% refund within 45 days of event and zero refund within 30 days of event
  25. By entering the awards, you authorise us to use personal data collected during the registration process for the purposes of administering the awards, and receiving/circulating further information regarding the awards and other relevant events from time to time. To opt our please email emily@eventsandpr.co.uk

Please note:   Any financial information provided will be treated in the strictest confidence and will not be disclosed to anyone other than the panel of judges.