Searching for borough’s best businesses
Published: Wednesday 25th July 18
Wandsworth-based businesses are being urged to enter the sixth annual Wandsworth Business Awards.
Last year's winners
The awards recognise the borough’s most innovative, successful and customer-friendly firms. They are organised by the Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce and sponsors include Wandsworth Council, McDonalds, South Thames College, Banham Security and Battersea Power Station.
The council is sponsoring the Best New Business Award category and will be giving the shortlisted nominees in that category a chance to attend the awards ceremony in November at the Roehampton Club for free.
The council’s business spokesman Cllr Rory O’Broin said: ““SMEs are the backbone of our local economy and Wandsworth has been recognised as a great place to start and grow a business. The council is keen to celebrate and promote local enterprise and these awards give businesses a chance to show what they have to offer. I would urge all businesses to consider entering.”
Steve Pinto, CEO of the Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce, said: “I continue to be very impressed with the quality, enthusiasm and passion of the businesses that enter these awards. These awards demonstrate that Wandsworth is an exciting place to work and recognition from these awards can make a difference when securing new customers and new business. Applications are welcome from all local businesses in the borough, large and small and there is no limit to the number of categories that can be entered”.
The award categories are:
- Best Business for Marketing & Social Media
- Best SME Business
- Best Business for Customer Service
- Entrepreneur of the Year
- Best Charity or Social Enterprise
- Best New Business
- Employer of the Year
- Independent Retailer of the Year
- Best Eatery
- Innovator of the Year
- Best International Business of the Year
- Business of the Year
The deadline to enter is September 7
Wandsworth has been recognised as London's Best All-Round Small Business-friendly Borough by the Federation of Small Businesses. The council's Economic Development Office provides a range of support for local businesses. Find out more at www.wandsworth.gov.uk/business.