Business Success Under 3 Years

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Business Success Under 3 Years

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This award recognises a business which has been trading for less than three years as of 20th March 2019 and can demonstrate outstanding performance in growth and development.

 

1. Demonstration of excellence

(Word Count, 500 words)

Consider the following points in your answer:

  • What is ‘special’ or unique about your business?
  • Have you gone above and beyond your plans and expectations, produced innovative products or services, found a new route to market, changed and improved the way you do business, excelled in customer service, etc?
  • What differentiates your business from your competitors?

 

2. Evidence of success: please provide evidence of achievement in excess of your targets.

(Word Count, 1000 words)

Consider the following points in your answer:

  • Has revenue/profit/market share exceeded expected levels?
  • What proof is there of strong customer satisfaction?
  • Have you made a major impact on your sector or local community?
  • What working practices have driven the success of your business?
  • What key performance indicators do you use to demonstrate success?
  • Do you have any innovative technology solutions?
  • Are you a great company to work for?
  • What are your future goals?

 

3. Personal Bravery, Tenacity, Skill and Hard Work: tell us about you and the experiences that got you to where you are.

 (Word Count, 500 words)

Consider the following points in your answer:

  • Have you overcome adversity to get your business up and running?
  • What challenges have you faced and overcome?
  • What risks have you taken to achieve your success?

 

4. Provide the following information

(Word Count, 500 words)

  • A summary of projected growth for the next three years?
  • A summary of the business that addresses the following:
    • Tangible evidence of commercial success, effective financial controls, a customer-focused marketing strategy
    • Entrepreneurship and vision for the future
    • Future growth and expansion plans

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