Award for Best Business

Sponsor : London Square

Award-winning London Square takes its name from the ethos of London’s famous squares and the sense of community and enduring legacy they have provided over the centuries. Respectful of the past and inspired by the future, we are committed to creating exceptional properties in places where people want to live – homes which reflect the aspirations of our residents. We are proud to have delivered the restoration and conversion of The Star and Garter Richmond Hill.

Entry Guidelines:

To enter you need to be a more than £1m turnover business or organisation in Richmond upon Thames or do significant work in the borough. When completing the entry forms please use metrics for example proportion of turnover, %, numbers in your evidence – this will assist in the judging. All sizes of businesses and organisations are invited to enter and all will be judged according to their size. 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. Please attach any additional evidence such as press releases or testimonials or confidential business balance sheets to support your entry. Any additional questions about entering any of the categories please contact

Entry Form for Category: Best 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. Are you a small, medium or large or a social enterprise business? 20 words

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

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

5. Do you have good stakeholder relationships so for example with: customers, investors, employees, community, environment and media - please evidence this. 500 words

6. Do you communicate a clear vision, mission and strategy? 500 words

7. Do you have a strong brand? 500 words

8. Show how you innovate either technically or in other aspects of your business such as people management or marketing. 500 words

9. Describe your business' environmental awareness. 200 words

10. 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.

11. If your business meets these criteria - are you prepared if shortlisted to CONFIDENTIALLY share your business' key data with our judges? Yes/No - any questions, please email:

12. Who will collect the award in November at the awards ceremony should you win?

Please upload your company logo and any other documents relevant to your entry here (max. 5Mb)