SME Northamptonshire Business Awards

South Northamptonshire Business of the Year

South Northamptonshire Council


This award will go to the business that can demonstrate innovation and creativity, fostering a healthy workplace culture and a dedication to developing staff and enhancing skills. The successful business will be active within the community, playing a role to enhance the local area where possible and nurturing the local economy. Entrants to this award will be expected to demonstrate sustainable growth, alongside forward-thinking approaches to staff well-being and development. Entrants will exhibit a passion for South Northamptonshire and its development as the perfect place to work, live, visit and invest.

To be eligible to enter this award your address must be in South Northamptonshire.  

Terms and Conditions

  1. Entrants in this category must be based in South Northamptonshire
  2. You may enter more than one category up to a total of two. Each entry must be submitted on a separate entry form.
  3. 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
  4. Entry is FREE
  5. 250 employees or less in the UK at the time of entering
  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. Each category has different requirements in terms of length of time in business or age of entrant – please see individual awards for specific rules
  9. The comments made on your application form should be accurate to the best of your knowledge
  10. The Judges will be representatives from each of the sponsors and guest judges, who are well respected experts in their field
  11. The Judges reserve the right to move your application to another category or to add you to another category
  12. The Judges’ decision is final
  13. By entering these awards, you agree to our business partners and sponsors having access to your contact details
  14. Entrants must be available for consultation with the Judges should the need arise
  15. By entering the awards you agree to partake in publicity of the awards, including the use of any images taken
  16. Should a category not receive sufficient entries, it will be withdrawn from the Awards Ceremony
  17. Entries will only be accepted on the official entry form
  18. Entry is completed solely on your application form, there will be no site visits
  19. The closing date for all entries is Wednesday 10th July 2019 at 3pm
  20. We reserve the right to extend the deadline
  21. All finalists will be required to attend the Grand Final evening at their own cost
  22. The Grand Final takes place on Thursday 26th September 2019.
  23. Refund policy – Grand Final Tickets, there is a 50% refund within 45 days of event and zero refund within 30 days of event

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 out please email 


Award Submission


Only pay when you have completed your application

Entries Closed

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