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.