Enterprising Britain Awards

The 2018 Enterprising Britain Awards have now closed.

A number of the entries have been shortlisted for the judges to determine the category winners along with the two UK entries into the European Enterprise Promotion Awards.  The entries that have been shortlist for the Judges consideration are:

Promoting Entrepreneurial Spirit

  • EnterpriseGY
  • Supporting Fife's Enterprise Journey
  • Westminster Enterprise Week

Building Enterprise Skills

  • Business Sheffield
  • Darwen Aldridge Community Academy
  • MC4C (Making Changes for Careers) - Hull City Council

Improving the Business Environment

  • London Borough of Lambeth
  • Portsmouth City Council Hotwalls for Enterprise Project
  • Teesside University

The  category winners along with the winner of the "Most Enterprising Place in Britain" title will be announced in the Autumn.

The Enterprising Britain Awards are part of the Government’s drive to increase entrepreneurial activity in the UK. They are managed by Investment in Young People on behalf of the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

This competition will decide who gets the title of "Most Enterprising Place in Britain" along with identifying the UK entries to the European Enterprise Promotion Awards.

  

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is the department for economic growth. The department invests in skills and education to promote trade, boost innovation and help people to start and grow a business. BEIS also protects consumers and reduces the impact of regulation. BIS is a ministerial department, supported by 45 agencies and public bodies.

Enterprising Britain Awards

Enterprising Britain Awards

If you live in an area with a thriving business community looking to grow and become a real force both here and abroad, then you could be living in the most enterprising place in the UK. Communities are being encouraged to come forward and take part in a nationwide competition that will see a town, city or area crowned as the country’s most enterprising place.

Investment in Young People

Investment in Young People

IiYP is a National Award that recognises the important contribution of employers in supporting a young person aged from 5 to 25 to understand the world of work and help them to gain the all important employability skills required to gain meaningful employment in the future. The IiYP Award is managed by IiYP Ltd who developed it as a follow on to their establishment of Young Chamber which is now being managed and overseen by the British Chambers of Commerce.