Award for Best Small Business

Sponsor: TBA

Entry Guidelines:

Businesses with a turnover under £1m are invited to enter this category.
When completing the entry forms please use metrics for example proportion of turnover, %, numbers in your evidence – this will assist in the judging. If you do not have all the answers you could still win – our independent judges will judge you fairly. The number of characters allowed per question indicates the maximum – by no means do you have to use all of these to answer the questions fully. Any additional questions about entering any of the categories please contact ceo@richmondchamberofcommerce.co.uk.

Entry Form for Category: Best Small Business

Your Name

Your Job Title

Your Email

Your Phone Number (mobile and/or landline)

Name of business or organisation

Please indicate your business sector, type of activity, approximate turnover & no. of employees

1. Is your business either based or does it trade significantly within The Borough of Richmond upon Thames?

2. Can you demonstrates a good financial performance within your sector? Please provide evidence in confidence. 500 words

3. Describe your business strategy and your plan for now/the future and how it delivers for your business. 500 words

4. Do you communicate a clear vision, mission and strategy and how? 200 words

5. Have you developed a brand and how? 500 words

6. Show how you innovate either technically or in other aspects of your business such as people management or marketing. 100 words

7. Via examples show how your business is flexible and adapts successfully to challenges such as difficult market conditions, raising capital, fast changing technology and rapid technological and management related innovation. 200 words

8. Do you have good stakeholder relationships so for example with: customers, investors, employees, environment and so on - please evidence this. 100 words

9. If your business meets these criteria - are you prepared if short-listed to CONFIDENTIALLY share your business' key data with our independent judges? Yes/No - any questions email: ceo@richmondchamberofcommerce.co.uk

Please upload your company logo and any other documents relevant to your entry here (max. 2Mb)