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Small GBEA 2020 National Winner

2020 National Winner

In today’s climate, where user-experience and fast-flowing trends are key mobilisers, small businesses are all the more powerful for their youthful energy and agile stature.

Leading a small business is a notoriously difficult, often thankless task that involves wearing many hats at once on the journey to securing a thriving operation.

The Small Business of the Year Award recognises the achievements of those that have mastered this balancing act at the helm of firms of 50 employees or less.

It celebrates the resilience, fortitude and the vital role these entities play in building Britain’s global reputation as an incubator for ideas and business growth.

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Remember, the Great British Entrepreneur Awards celebrate and champion the stories of entrepreneurs. True entrepreneurs are as much about their story as they are about their balance sheet.The Great British Entrepreneur Awards celebrate the truly inspiring entrepreneurs who are the agents of positive change in our country.

Application top tips:

  1. Don’t fall back on cliches and tired storylines. 
  2. Don’t undersell yourself, your business or your hard work.
  3. Give us the truth, no just the formula.
  4. You are the hero/heroine of your story; tell us about your ingenuity, your insight.

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