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Spotlight on The Ups of Downs

The 2018 Leamington Business Awards is supporting two local charities, The Ups of Downs and Springfield Mind. In this update, we’re shining a spotlight on the Ups of Downs – a charity helping those with Downs Syndrome and their families.

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Top tips for building a great team

Earlier this year, Award Organisers, HB&O, was delighted to receive the accolade of ‘Team of the Year’ at the Coventry & Warwickshire FirstPro Awards. In light of this achievement, Managing Director, Mark Ashfield, shares his thoughts on the main things to consider to build and maintain a great team.

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Finalists announced in the 2018 Leamington Business Awards

A record number of entries were received, leaving the team of five independent judges with a tough task to assess who should make the shortlist.

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Deadline extended until 9th July!

The deadline for entries to the Leamington Business Awards has been extended until the 9th July, giving everyone extra time to finalise their entries.

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Cheese and Wine Masterclass proves popular with LBA Sponsors and Supporters

To say thank you to our sponsors and supporters, they were invited by award organisers, HB&O, to The Leamington Wine Company for an evening of networking, wonderful wines and award winning cheeses.

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Commercial contracts – The devil is in the detail

Sponsors of the Outstanding Achievement Award, Lodders Solicitors, provide specialist advice when it comes to business terms. In this blog, the Lodders’ team highlights the importance of getting the details right.

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It’s a date!

Back for another year as Production Sponsor at the 2018 Leamington Business Awards, Istead give their tips for planning an event and let you know some dates you may want to avoid for your 2018 event….

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Top ten questions to ask your printing company 

Our print and design sponsor, KMS Litho, give you their top ten questions to ask your printing company.

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Shining a spotlight on stress in the workplace during Mental Health Awareness Week

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week (14th – 20th May) and the focus this year is on stress and how we cope with it. Springfield Mind, one of our nominated charities this year, know that stress is a key factor in poor wellbeing.

Early award entrants to be entered into a prize draw!

Thanks to WDC Business Enterprise, sponsor of the South Warwickshire Achievement Award, all those who submit an entry to the Leamington Business Awards before 14th May will be entered into a free prize draw.

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Charities announced for the 2018 Leamington Business Awards!

The Leamington Business Awards supports local charities who do extraordinary work for the community and ast year, the event raised over £5,000 for Helping Hands.

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Leamington Business Awards 2018 are open for entry!

The 2018 Leamington Business Awards are now open for entry. Sponsored by the Box Factory and organised by Harrison Beale & Owen (HB&O), the awards event is celebrating its fifth year with a new category and a new venue to enable more people to take part.

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Winners revealed at the 2017 Leamington Business Awards

The winners of this year’s Leamington Business Awards were revealed at a glittering ceremony, sponsored by The Box Factory, on Friday 10th November at the Royal Pump Rooms.

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Corporate Social Responsibility – a ticklist or a way of life?

Sponsor of the Not for Profit category, Aubrey Allen, outline their views on corporate social responsibility and how they make an impact on the local community.

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Top tips on choosing an accountant

Whether you’re starting out, or already an established business, choosing the right accountant can be the difference between having a trusted adviser to support your business decisions throughout the year, versus an annual number-cruncher that simply does the basics.

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Finalists announced in this year’s Leamington Business Awards

Following careful consideration by the independent panel of judges, a variety of organisations and individuals have reached the final stage, reflecting the diversity of businesses in the town.

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8 ways to make your social media more vibrant!

Gary Jones, the social media whizz behind Leamington Business Awards Twitter and Facebook, gives us his top tips to make your own social media more vibrant!

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Business and the Community  – Q&A

Rob Chapman, Director at Trelawny, answers a Q&A about how important working with the community is when running a business.

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Last chance to enter the Leamington Business Awards!

Leamington businesses and charities have until Midnight on 9th July to submit their entries into the Leamington Business Awards 2017.

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Why entering awards is good for business

How often do you reflect on your successes? Business owners are busy people and inevitably, your customers come first. But taking a moment to review your achievements and celebrate success can pay dividends, which is why entering awards should be part of your marketing strategy.

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The fundamentals of business success

As organisers of the Leamington Business Awards, Harrison Beale and Owen have been giving some thought to what, in their experience, are the success factors which are common to all businesses, regardless of size.
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Sharing tips from 25 years of successful trading

The Box Factory were asked to share some tips based on their experience of how they have grown our business over the last 25 years – that’s a lot of memories to draw on!
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Why is an LPA important for business?

As a business owner it is important to consider what might happen to your business should you become incapacitated by illness or injury.
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‘What’s your theme tune?’ Top 20 songs used at award ceremonies

Our production sponsors, Istead, give an insight into the most popular songs used at awards ceremony.
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Testimonals from Previous Winners

Debating whether or not to enter the Leamington Business Awards this year? Why not take a look at what previous winners have to say?
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Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a burning question about the Leamington Business Awards? Take a look at our frequently asked questions to find out more:
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Leamington Business Awards open for entry!

Local businesses are now invited to enter the 2017 Leamington Business Awards, sponsored by The Box Factory.
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