2021 Inspire Award Categories
The Inspire Awards 2021 will open for entries from 1st July 2021.
They celebrate the success of local business in north Hampshire, from Andover in the west to Farnborough in the east and everywhere in between.
The awards are open to those from across the region, including Basingstoke, Fleet, Aldershot, Odiham and Yateley and will ensure leading local businesses (both large and small) gain the recognition they deserve for themselves and most importantly for the dedication and commitment of their staff.
New Business of the Year Award
This award is open to any business that commenced trading on or after 1st April 2018. The award will be presented to a dynamic company that can demonstrate excellence in developing their business.
Small Business of the Year Award
This category is open to dynamic businesses (with an annual turnover of under £500k).
Medium-Sized Business of the Year Award
This category is open to dynamic medium-sized businesses (£501k to £5 million annual turnover) that are standard-bearers for success across the region.
Large Business of the Year Award
The Large Business of the Year Award category is open to dynamic businesses with an annual turnover of over £5,000,000.
Service Excellence Award
The Service Excellence Award recognises and rewards a top-performing business based on the quality of service offered.
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 in to create a positive, sustainable and societal impact as part of their corporate and social responsibility role.
Wellbeing at Work Award
The Wellbeing at Work Award recognises those that have shown real initiative and care with their staff wellbeing.
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.
Innovation for Growth Award
This Award is open to any business offering an innovative, product, process or service that pushes the boundaries of innovation.
Excellence in Digital Technology Award
This award is open to all organisations who have leveraged digital technology to transform an existing product or service or have created a completely new product or service that has achieved commercial success.
Young Business Person of the Year Award
The Young Business Person of the year award is open to dynamic individuals under the age of 30 (as at 1st April 2020) running a business and can demonstrate great success and drive in growing their business.
Environmental Responsibility Award
This award is open to any business that is reducing its environmental impact, regardless of size or sector. Enter the Environmental Responsibility Category for The Inspire Business Awards.