Enter the Private Business Awards 2012
Small businesses have been called on to enter the Private Business Awards 2012, which celebrate the most successful UK private sector organisations.
Sponsored by global professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and backed by HSBC Private Bank, the Private Business Award 2012 categories include:
- Private Business of the Year
- Family Business of the Year
- Technology Innovation of the Year
- Social Enterprise of the Year
- High Growth Business of the Year and
- Employer of the Year.
Two new categories for 2012 include the Rising Star of the Year — which will champion vision and growth — and the Exporter of the Year — which will celebrate a growing presence in overseas markers.
“Now is the time for companies and individuals across the UK to have their voices heard,”
HSBC Private Bank managing director Charlie Hoffman.
“The UK is home to a fantastic array of innovative, forward-thinking and successful businesses and these awards are a great vehicle with which to highlight their endeavours.”
The nominees will receive exposure in regional and national PR campaigns, while the winners will profiled on the Private Business Awards website, as well as on the key sponsors’ websites — PricewaterhouseCoopers and HSBC Private Bank.
In looking for the overall winner, the Private business of the Year, the judges aren’t necessarily looking for the biggest business but they will be looking for the best.
The judges are looking for private business that are successful and will be taking into consideration how they have been successful, why and when they have had business success plus the judges will also be accounting for the inspiration shown by the business, any business innovation, the business strategy and whether the business has considered and covered aspects of sustainability.
The deadline for entries is 13th of April 2012 and the winners will be announced on the 6th of September 2012.