Judging Criteria

You will be judged by a highly experienced panel of local business experts.

The first step towards winning a business award is to enter. Awards are a great way to generate publicity and raise the profile of your business – free of charge. So go on – make the effort and enter!

The awards will be judged against the following criteria:

  • Entrepreneurial spirit: high standards; risk taking
  • Strategic direction: developing a vision; goals for future growth; measuring progress
  • Innovation: pioneering new approaches; research and development for new ideas
  • Leading and building teams: employing best teams; positive company culture; leadership qualities, employee development
  • Financial performance: financial performance; managing cash flow; longer term growth
  • Community Focus: approach to relationships; involvement in the wider community
  • Customer Service: focus on customer relations