FAQs

 APPLICATIONS
 

WHAT IS THE ENTRY CRITERIA?

There is no specific entry criteria for the Great British Entrepreneur Awards. As long as you are an entrepreneur, and your business is registered and operates in the UK, you are free to enter!

 

CAN APPLICATIONS BE SAVED?

Yes, you will have the opportunity to save an application. In order to do this, you will need to register for an account and ensure you remember your login details, as these will allow you to access your account in the future.

 

CAN I ENTER MORE THAN ONE CATEGORY?

Absolutely! If you feel that your business is suited to more than one category, we actively encourage you to enter more than one. However, do be sure to tailor each application to the relevant category, rather than using the same generic application across all.

 

CAN I INCLUDE SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS?

Yes, there is the opportunity to upload supporting documents along with your submission during the application process. All supporting documents will be provided to the judging panel alongside your application. There is a maximum upload limit of 10MB for these supporting documents.

 

SHOULD I USE CLIENT TESTIMONIALS?

Absolutely! If you have any testimonials that you feel would help with your application, you can submit them along with your supporting documents.

 

CAN I ALTER AN APPLICATION ONCE SUBMITTED?

An application can be amended after it is submitted up until the entry closing date, however we advise against this. It is for this reason that we highly recommend that submissions are thoroughly proofed beforehand.

 

WHEN IS THE ENTRY DEADLINE?

The entry deadline for the 2021 Great British Entrepreneur Awards is 4 June 2021. Any extensions to entry deadlines will be announced via the website, social media and email.

 

WHAT IS THE JUDGING PROCESS?

The Great British Entrepreneur Awards has a stellar panel of judges across multiple sectors.

Each judge is allocated categories that match their areas of expertise. Your entry will be judged based on answers to the four qualitative questions on the entry form along with supporting documents uploaded.

The judges will mark each question and give a rating out of 10 and make comments to justify their scoring.

Based on the ethos that these awards celebrate the story of the entrepreneur and not just the balance sheet, there is an element of subjectivity around judging. Applicants should make sure they really use the space to highlight the key milestones within their journey.

In previous years, judges have scored applications highly that shine a light on innovation, challenges overcome, adversity, vision, passion and tenacity.

Judges will review applications independently, however judges within a category may also collaborate with one another, particularly if the scoring is close.

 

I HAVE MORE QUESTIONS; WHO CAN I SPEAK TO?

If you have any further questions, please feel free to give us a call on 0845 5000 328. Alternatively, you can email entries@greatbritishentrepreneurawards.com.