Enterprising Britain Awards 2014 - by James Harper

Enterprising Britain Awards 2014

The Government's 2014 Enterprising Britain Awards are open and entries are flowing in.  For those of you who haven't entered yet, there's still time, there are 4 weeks to the closing date of 2nd May.

The Awards recognise and celebrate the best in developing culture and in supporting SMEs to grow.

The SME sector contributes to innovation, stimulates competition and creates jobs. The Enterprising Britain Awards honour and celebrate the best public or public/private sector partnership work that promotes SME business development in communities across the UK.

There are four categories in this year's awards:

  • Promoting entrepreneurial spirit
  • Building enterprise skills
  • Improving the business environment
  • Support for exporting


Closing date for entries - Friday 2nd May 2014.


Two of the four finalists from 2014 may go on to represent the UK at the European Enterprise Promotion Awards and any shortlisted entries will be invited to attend a ceremony at the 2014 SME Assembly in Naples, Italy, on 2-3 October.


The Enterprising Britain Awards are free to enter and for more information about the competition please visit http://www.enterprisingbritainawards.co.uk