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Small Business of the YearBack to Categories

Sponsored by:
Kent Further Education (kentfurthereducation.org)

Category judge:
Mark Hill, Director

Category description:
This category is open to any small-sized business/organisation, irrespective of sector, that is typically owner managed and employing up to 10 people or less. There is no turnover criteria. The business must demonstrate outstanding performance, particularly over the last 12-24 months, in a number of aspects relating to their business operation. This should include commercial success, clear plans for growth, commitment to staff, local communities, environment and customers, a track record of innovation and strong leadership. Entrants must have been trading for a minimum of two years as of June 30, 2021.

Judges will be looking for success and achievements in the following areas:

• Trends in your business turnover and profit levels over the last 2 years.
• Key objectives over the next three years and how these will be achieved.
• How you monitor and measure performance against objectives.
• Comparison with competitors.
• Innovations that have contributed to performance.
• Initiatives to develop staff.
• Initiatives and strategies for business growth
• Delivering back to the county in terms of environmental and community support.

View our entry guidelines and then click here to access the entry form.

Interested in winning this award? Enter now

Sponsored by

Kent Further Education

Judged by

Mark Hill
Mark Hill
Director, Kent Further Education
Kent Further Education

Our partners

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  • Ottewill Silversmiths
    Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce