A new national awards ceremony aimed at recognising the achievements of start-up businesses has launched…

The National Best New Business Awards is organised by Events and PR, the company behind the regional SME Business Awards across the UK and the National SME Business Awards, and will be open to entries from businesses who formed between January 2015 and December 2017.

Damian Cummins, Awards Director at Events and PR, said: “Following the huge success of our SME Business Awards, we wanted to do something that celebrated those just starting out on their business journey and the things they have achieved that are a big deal and something to be proud of, but may not get the recognition they deserve when up against the larger, more established companies.”

The awards comprise of 17 categories:

  • Arts & Entertainment Business of the Year
  • Best Customer Service
  • Business Innovation
  • Charity of the Year
  • Construction Business of the Year
  • Exporter of the Year
  • Fintech Business of the Year
  • Franchisee of the Year
  • Tourism Business of the Year
  • Leisure Business of the Year
  • Manufacturing Business of the Year
  • Pub of the Year
  • Restaurant of the Year
  • Retail Business of the Year
  • Service Industry Business of the Year
  • Business Woman of the Year
  • Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Damian adds: “We know that the early years for businesses are some of the most challenging. With the National Best New Business Awards, we are shining a spotlight on the great things they are doing during this crucial period and raising the awareness of their business and brand at a national level at the same time.”

For more information go to www.bestnewbusinessawards.co.uk or call 01908 542720.