2016 Enterprising Britain Awards

2016 Enterprising Britain Awards

Wed 28 September 2016

The 2016 competition has drawn to a close with the announcement of the winning entries by the Small Business Minister, Margot James of the winning entries. The 2016 competition saw a record equalling number of entries from all parts of the United Kingdom with a high calibre of entries which ensured a difficult judging process.

There were 13 entries on the Judges Shortlist and as in past years, a number of these were awarded a Judges Highly Commended Certificate with both the winning entries and those who received a Highly Commended Certificate being presented with their awards at a ceremony in London later this year.

The full list of shortlisted, Highly Commended and winning entries by category is:

Promoting Entrepreneurial Spirit

Winner - Borough of Broxbourne Council

Highly Commended - Vale of Glamorgan Council

Judges Shortlist - Belfast City Council


Building Enterprise Skills

Winner - The LIMU Enterprise Educators Academe

Highly Commended - Belfast Enterprise Academy

Judges Shortlist - Brighton Aldridge Community Academy


Improving the Business Environment

Winner - Birmingham City Council’s Business Support Package

Highly Commended - Buckinghamshire Business First

Highly Commended - Opportunity Peterborough

Highly Commended - Warwickshire Rural Growth Network


Support for Exporting

Winner - Kent International Business

Judges Shortlist - Lincolnshire County Council

Judges Shortlist - Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce International Trade Service


The 2017 Enterprising Britain Awards will open for entries in the spring of 2017 so please look out for further details www.enterprisingbritainawards.co.uk and be ready to submit your entry.