Detailed below are the nine categories for the 2022Reigate & Banstead Business Awards.
Applications open: 04/10/2021
Closing date: 14/11/2021
Finalists announced: 17/01/2022
Full terms and conditions are available to view here
Micro Business of the Year
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.
Resilient Business of the Year
Sponsored by MOORE KINGSTON SMITH
Have you pivoted your business or amended your business model as a result the pandemic? Have your new ways of working helped to create opportunities to grow the business?
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
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
As the impacts of the climate crisis become clearer, the need for individuals and organisations across the country to act becomes more pressing. At the council, we are on a journey to becoming net zero by 2030 and want to encourage businesses across the borough to follow suit. If your business stands out in terms of sustainability and environmental management, and/or provides an outstanding eco-service or eco-product then this category is for you.
Employer of the Year
Sponsored by MORRISONS SOLICITORS
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!