Spelthorne Means Business Awards

Spelthorne Means Business Awards 2018

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Spelthorne Borough Council are proud to announce the launch of Spelthorne's very own business awards. Recognising our hard working local companies and celebrating their achievements this event will showcase the best of the best - don't miss out!

Are you a Spelthorne business?

Are you proud of what you achieve?

Enter online here for a chance to win one of our exciting new awards:

2018 categories

AwardSponsored by
Exporter of the YearHeathrow Airports Limited
Creative Business of the YearShepperton Studios
Best New Start UpThe TW Magazines
Healthy Business AwardEveryone Active
Best Business in Staines upon ThamesStaines upon Thames Business Improvement District
Independent Business of the YearSpelthorne Business Forum
Best Small BusinessA2 Dominion
The overall winner of the awards will be crowned best Business in Spelthorne - sponsored by Spelthorne Borough Council

Media Sponsors of the Spelthorne Means Business Awards 2018 are The Surrey Advertiser, Village Matters, The TW Magazines, Surrey Chambers of Commerce and The Internet Business Mentor.

Businesses which win awards benefit from a boost to brand awareness, increased credibility in the marketplace, escalating staff morale and a surge in attractiveness to potential employees. What have you got to lose?

Online entry is live until 31 August 2018 and the black tie gala dinner to announce the winners will take place on 11 October at Shepperton Studios.

Please email r.lambert@spelthorne.gov.uk or call 01784 444223 if you have any questions.

For more information please see our terms and conditions.

  • It is a condition of entry that all rules are accepted as final and that the entrant agrees to abide by these rules. The decision of the judges is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Businesses entering the above awards must have a trading address in Spelthorne.
  • Businesses in the Start Up category must have been founded since the beginning of January 2017.
  • To enter the Best Small Business category your business must employ under 50 employees and have an annual turnover of under £10 million.
  • To enter the Independent Business of the Year category a business must be privately owned and not a limited company and must not trade under a regionally or internationally known brand name.
  • Any business located in Staines upon Thames entering any of the award categories will be considered as a potential entry to the Best Business in Staines upon Thames category even if it has not specifically entered for that award.
  • Entries received after 31 August 2018 will not be considered.
  • Sponsors are not eligible to enter the awards.
  • Finalists must ensure that a representative of their business is available to attend the Awards' Evening at Shepperton Studios on 11 October 2018.
  • All entrants will be advised if they have got through to the final by 30 September 2018.
  • There is no charge for entering the awards but tickets to the black tie awards' dinner are £25 per person, which includes a two course dinner and a welcome glass of Prosecco.
  • No refunds will be available for awards' ceremony tickets.
  • All entries must be submitted online via the Spelthorne Borough Council website. No liability for entries lost or delayed will be accepted. You will receive confirmation of receipt of your application by email. If you do not receive this within two weeks of entry please contact us.
  • Businesses can be a sole trader, a private or public limited company, a partnership or limited liability partnership, a business unit within a company or a not-for-profit organisation.
  • The organisers reserve the right to withdraw an award from any applicant found to be supplying false information within their entry.
  • There is no restriction on the number of categories a business can enter. For multiple entries each category must be entered separately.
  • Third parties can nominate and make applications on behalf of businesses so long as the application is completed fully and accurately and the business nominated is aware of the entry and has corroborated the content in the application form.
  • The detailed content uploaded by entrants as part of their entry into the awards will only be shared with the organisation judging the category which they are entering. Responsibility within the scope of these conditions cannot be accepted for any failure of confidentiality.  Entrants will be expected to protect those aspects of their business that may be patentable, registerable or otherwise secret and governed by intellectual property, copyright or similar legislation. The organisers reserve the right to publicise the results of the competition and use winning entries in press releases and publicised case histories. It is a condition of entry that participants will co-operate with the media.
  • The Spelthorne Means Business Awards are organised by Spelthorne Borough Council (SBC.) SBC is the data controller and more details on how SBC approach protecting your data can be found here. Provision of data is required through the entry form in order to enter the Spelthorne Means Business Awards. Data will be processed only in order to judge the awards and to promote the winners. It will then be stored for a maximum of 6 years to allow evaluation of the scheme and the contact of entrants concerning other initiatives that SBC deems may be of interest. Entry details will be shared with the award sponsor to allow the judging process to take place. Entrants have the right to withdraw from the process and to ask for their data to be deleted at any time. Data will remain stored in the UK and entrants have the right to contact the ICO should they have any concerns after contacting SBC concerning their data.