Best Professional Practice

Sponsor: The Richmond Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber of Commerce represents and develops all talent and female business talent features front and centre with the Chamber providing our women members subsidised networking, promotions, mentoring and of course the Chamber celebrates the tremendous successes of our UK female leaders who lead industry and commerce both here and overseas.

The Chamber is incredibly proud to sponsor this category underlining our commitment to develop and motivate ALL talent in our community and so delivering increased economic prosperity and people satisfaction in equal measure across our Richmond upon Thames region.

To join the Chamber’s business community of international and domestic corporates, SMEs, start-ups, professional firms and retailers and benefit from £900 free advertising, subsidised networking and mentoring, as well as additional sponsorship opportunities, sign up at

Varied and interesting themed business networking events are bookable at

Richmond Chamber of Commerce

Entry Guidelines:

To enter you need to be a 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 Professional Practice

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. Does your business or organisation do work and or is it based in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames? - max 20 words

2. If not based in the Borough please specify what % and how much work you do in Richmond u/Thames? - max 50 words

3. Show how your business adheres to professional standards/codes of conduct and reasonable clients complaint procedures - max 500 words

4. Evidence how your business is held in high regard by peer Groups and Clients -testimonials and repeat and referred business volumes - max 500 words

5. Show how you provide Professional advice/information freely or at reasonable rates/value for money/added value/uniqueness - max 500 words

6. Detail your quality control management systems and show that what is written down in system manuals is up to date and always met - max 500 words

7. Telephone answering speed, efficient and clear. Follow up response time to enquiries appropriate along with high standards of written communications - max 500 words

8. 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. 2Mb)