Welcome to Phenomenal Business Awards program honouring achievements in every industry around the Uk. The awards aim to recognise and reward business excellence across all sectors, private, public and charity. Open to organisations of any size and individuals, based anywhere in the UK, entries are encouraged from those that feel they are working smarter than their competitors to create a business edge. You may enter your own organisation for an award or nominate a third party. Winning an award that recognises your business offers exceptional marketing and PR opportunities as well as increasing your credibility and standing in the eyes of your peers and your customers.


2018 Awards Categories



Entries are now open


Best New Business

This award recognises new start-up businesses, under two years old, that have translated an idea into a successful business venture.
Judges will be looking for:

  • Market research including market size, customer profile and competitor analysis
  • A clear, innovative business idea backed by a sound business and marketing plan
  • On-target business and financial performance to date, and a healthy forward order book
  • Overview of how the business launched and investment plans for the future


Business of the Year 1-10

Entries in this category are welcome from owner-managers, small businesses up to 10 employees and stand-alone, autonomous subsidiaries. The judges will be looking for evidence of:

  • What makes your business stand out from the competition
  • Sustained year-on-year growth and profitability
  • Evidence of a strong business plan and future forecasts


Business Of the year 11-20

You have a great story to tell and will be able to demonstrate how you’ve successfully grown your business to between 11 and 50 employees. Judges will be looking for:

  • Strong leadership and an entrepreneurial flair
  • An innovative business model with clear USPs
  • A clear focus on customer service/experience
  • Sustained year-on-year growth and profitability
  • Evidence of a strong business plan and future forecast



Business Innovation

This category is for individuals and companies who have used technology to develop their business/ communities and changing their business model with the rapid changes in today’s economy when it comes to technologies.

Employer of the Year

Enterprising Business

Entrepreneur of the Year

Training and Development

Young Business Person of the Year

Leadership Business Award

Mentor of the year

Speaker of the year

Rising Star of the year

Community leader of the year

Best Charity or social enterprise