This award will go to a new business that has been established on or after 30th March 2017. A business that is increasing its potential, the Judges will be interested in innovative products, services and processes. The judges would like to know more about the ‘personality’ of the business and the qualities which make the business successful.
The Box Factory
This category is open to any business that can demonstrate excellence in customer service. Judges will be looking for evidence of how you embed a culture of customer service across your organisation, training, how you seek and act on feedback from customers and any strategies in place to ensure you provide the highest level of customer care.
This award recognises the young person who has achieved the most over the past year, whether that’s at school, at work or through another project or charity initiative. We’re looking for young people who are an inspiration to those around them, whether that’s through creativity, achievement or entrepreneurial spirit. Entrants must be aged between 16 and 26 on 30th March 2019. The winner of this category will receive a cash prize on the night.
Tara & Co
In recognition of the number of companies neighbouring Leamington that contribute to the town, this award recognises organisations based in South Warwickshire that contribute to Leamington. Judges will be looking for evidence of achievements during 2018/19 such as growth, innovation, community support, and customer service.
This award is designed to celebrate the excellent work done by charities, social enterprises and other non-profit making organisations from across the wider Warwick District.
The Kingsley School
This award aims to recognise a person/persons that have shown outstanding dedication and achievement within business, organisation or community. This award is open to individuals and/or teams working possibly within a company whom often go unrecognised but who have made a significant impact within the organisation they work, going beyond their job requirements.
Open to businesses that, in addition to their commercial activities go the extra mile to create a positive impact within their local community. Judges will be looking for evidence of contribution to the community, staff engagement and awareness of community issues, commitment to ongoing community or charitable activities for non-commercial gain.
Withers and Rogers
This is open to any business which has developed an innovative product, process or service. From advances in technology, manufacturing and science to creating a winning new recipe or a revolutionary new business service, this award is about recognising those businesses which are pushing the boundaries and finding creative ways to improve their business and customer service.
Your staff are your greatest asset. We want to hear from businesses which are going above and beyond to offer a positive working environment for employees. Judges will be looking for examples of career progression, equality of opportunity, commitment to training and development of a positive working culture.
In recognition of the importance of independent businesses, this award will go to the independent business from Leamington Spa that can demonstrate first class customer service and innovative products and services, whatever industry they are in. The judges will be looking for evidence of the uniqueness and the ‘personality’ of the business; the qualities which make the business successful and how they serve and delight their customers.
This award recognises a business or organisation in the property sector that has made an outstanding achievement over the past year in their field of expertise. It includes property developers, renovators and builders as well as service providers, such as estate agents, letting agents, architects, surveyors, planning specialists and other property related businesses.
The Business of the Year Award is a Judges’ Choice award and will be given to the business they feel stands out as an inspiration to other local and national businesses. This winner of this award will be selected from the finalists in the other categories.