Final day to enter Yorkshire Business of the Year

Today is the deadline for entries to the Yorkshire Business of the Year awards.

The deadline for entries is now midnight this Friday, 14 July. Click here to enter.

Site visits by our shortlisting teams will take place between Monday 4 September and Friday 24 November. The shortlist will be announced in early December, with shortlisted firms invited to give a presentation to judges in January.

The winners will be announced at a ceremony at the Queens Hotel, Leeds, on Thursday 29 February. has been a leading voice in the regional business community for the last decade, sharing the must-know news first to our large audience of business owners, managers and advisers.

Yorkshire editor Andrew Staples said, “Yorkshire and the Humber has many outstanding companies. We want to give as many as possible the chance to have their achievements acknowledged and celebrated.

“Last year’s awards had more than 160 stellar entries. I very much look forward to seeing the entries for this year’s awards – and I do not envy the shortlisting and judging panels who will have to choose between them.

“To be shortlisted for a Business of the Year award is an achievement in its own right. The awards’ predecessor, the Business Masters awards, became justly renowned as a mark of excellence. The new, even more rigorous judging procedure of the Business of the Year awards makes winning a real feather in the cap.”

The awards have 15 categories:

  • Start-up
  • Innovation
  • Sustainability
  • International Trade
  • Investment
  • Community Impact
  • Property Business
  • Family Business
  • Small Business (up to 50 employees)
  • Medium Business (51-250 employees)
  • Large Business (251+ employees)
  • Fast Growth Business
  • CEO of the Year
  • Employer of the Year
  • Ambassador

The Yorkshire Business of the Year Awards 2024 are backed by headline sponsors Clearwater, CMS, LDC, RBC Brewin Dolphin, and Verlingue. Gilbanks is a category sponsor.

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