Detailed below are the eight categories for the 2020Reigate & Banstead Business Awards.
Applications open: 20/01/2020
Closing date: 13/03/2020
Finalists announced: 08/05/2020
Full terms and conditions are available to view here
Micro Business of the Year
Sponsored by EAST SURREY COLLEGE
Celebrating the contribution of the borough’s smaller businesses to the local economy. This category is open to all micro businesses based in the borough, including sole traders, freelancers and consultants.
Scale-up Business of the Year
Sponsored by MOORE KINGSTON SMITH
Have you had at least 20% growth in each of the last three years and a minimum of 10 employees? Then we want to shout about this phenomenal achievement.
High Street Hero Award
In association with BANSTEAD BUSINESS GUILD, REDHILL BUSINESS GUILD, REIGATE BUSINESS GUILD and HORLEY ASSOCIATION of TRADERS
Our independent retailers are a key driver of the local economy and contribute to the vibrancy and social fabric of our town centres. This category is open to all independent retail businesses with a physical presence within the borough.
Customer Service Award
Sponsored by MORRISONS SOLICITORS
Open to businesses of all sizes and from all sectors, if your business stands out from the crowd for its fantastic customer service then this is the award for you!
Social Impact Award
Does your business go that extra mile to support its local community? If you have business goals that aren’t just focused on business gain, but are for the greater good of the community, then we want to hear from you. We want to recognise those who give something back!
Charity & Social Enterprise Award
This category is open to registered charities and social enterprises whose purpose is to create social value in order to benefit local people and the area.
Sustainable Business of the Year
Sponsored by REGUS
If you exhibit best practice in environmental management; and/or provide outstanding eco-service, an eco-product contributing to environmental protection, greenhouse gas emissions reduction or sustainable development, then this category is for you.
Apprentice of the Year
These awards recognise apprentices who have made a real difference to their workplace and have fully embraced the opportunity to develop their career.
Employer of the Year
Do you look after your staff? Do you invest in their training and their future? This category is open to businesses of all sizes. We want to celebrate those businesses who really do go the extra mile to make their employees feel valued!