Basingstoke Inspire Awards 2021
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Entry to the 2024 Inspire Awards will open soon

THE INSPIRE Business Awards 2024 will takek place at The Anvil in Basingstoke on Thursday, July 11. Business people and businesses from Basingstoke and Deane, Hart, Rushmoor and Test Valley can compete for the winner’s prize in 15 categories.

Please see below for details of the categories and links to the entry forms

INSPIRE Business Awards Final Evening – Thursday, 11th July: 6pm-10pm

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Small Business of the Year Award

This category is open to dynamic businesses (with an annual turnover of up to £500k).

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Medium Business of the Year Award ​

This category is open to dynamic businesses (with an annual turnover of up to £1m).

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Large Business of the Year Award

This category is open to dynamic businesses (with an annual turnover of over £1m).

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New Business of the Year Award

This award is open to any business that commenced trading on or after January 1, 2023. The award will be presented to a dynamic company that can demonstrate excellence in developing their business.

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Service Excellence Business Award

This award is for an individual who has shown real entrepreneurial spirit and success in business with exciting aspirations for the future too.The Service Excellence Award recognises and rewards a top-performing business based on the quality of service offered.

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Sustainable Champion Award

This award is for an individual who has shown real entrepreneurial spirit and success in business with exciting aspirations for the future too.

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Entrepreneur of the Year Award

The Entrepreneur of the Year Award category is open to dynamic entrepreneurs in whatever businesses regardless of size or sector.

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Business and the Community Award

The Business and the Community Award is open to businesses that, in addition to their commercial activities go over and above to make create a positive, sustainable and societal impact.

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Young Business Person of the Year Award

The Young Business Person of the year award is open to dynamic individuals under the age of 25 (as at 31st January 2023) running a business and can demonstrate great success and drive in growing their business.

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Employee of the Year Award

This award is open to any business and is for that one person within your organisation who demonstrates excellence in the workplace, is customer focused and who embraces and creates the company ethos and culture.

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Wellbeing Champion Award

The Wellbeing at Work Award recognises those that have shown real initiative and care with their staff wellbeing.

 

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Employer of the Year Award

The Employer of the Year Award will be given to the business that can best prove a genuine dedication to their workforce, over and above any statutory duty.

 

 

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Rural Business of the Year Award

The Award recognises and is looking to celebrate the contribution made by business in the rural community.  Judges are looking for resilience, innovation and contributions these businesses make to the rural economy.

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Business Leader of the Year Award

The Award will be given to the business leader that can best prove a genuine dedication to their workforce, over and above any statutory duty.

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Apprentice/Trainee of the Year Award

The Award recognises the contribution of an apprentice or trainee to the business.

Applicants should be over 16 and in a 6 month’s or longer apprenticeship or trainee programme, that includes  work experience and a formal training programme either in-house or at a tertiary education establishment.

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