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Reflecting on TAP’s positive impact

9th Jul 2021

When I co-founded TAP (Thank And Praise), a socially-led business, in January 2019, nobody could have envisaged what was coming next in terms of a global pandemic or the unprecedented outpouring of gratitude for society’s unsung heroes from the public. TAP’s social thanking platform was created as we believed there was a genuine human need…

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Offset your carbon footprint and celebrate your achievements…

27th May 2021

The definition of carbon footprint is the amount of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere as a result of the activities of a particular individual, organisation, or community. In the modern world, it is difficult to avoid. Everyone will leave a carbon footprint of some kind. As a business, it is important to think about…

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Jason Sinclair has been announced as a judge for this years awards

5th Mar 2021

The SME National Business Awards are delighted to announce that Jason Sinclair, Partner from Queensbury has joined the judging panel of these prestigious awards. The awards are in their fifth year and are open to all SMEs in the UK  www.smenationals.co.uk . The final takes place on the Friday 3rd December at the iconic Wembley…

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John Paterson has been announced as a judge for this years awards

5th Mar 2021

The SME National Business Awards are delighted to announce that John Paterson, CEO from Really Simple Systems has joined the judging panel of these prestigious awards. The awards are in their fifth year and are open to all SMEs in the UK  www.smenationals.co.uk . The final takes place on the Friday 3rd December at the…

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Kevin Kelway has been announced as a judge for this years awards

5th Mar 2021

The SME National Business Awards are delighted to announce that Kevin Kelway, Media Director from Dorcas Media has joined the judging panel of these prestigious awards. The awards are in their fifth year and are open to all SMEs in the UK  www.smenationals.co.uk . The final takes place on the Friday 3rd December at the…

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Incredible customer service will set you apart from the rest

1st Mar 2021

The best advert you can get for your business is a happy customer. They are worth their weight in gold. As a business, you can shout about your product from the rooftops but it’s word of mouth – a customer’s voice – that will be truly trusted by other customers. Despite this modern age, people…

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Cleveland Containers MD makes finals of prestigious national business awardsCleveland Containers MD makes finals of prestigious national business awards

3rd Feb 2021

Johnathan Bulmer, Managing Director of a Teesside-based shipping container supplier firm, has been named as a finalist for a nationwide ‘Lockdown Leader’ award, as part of the SME National Business Awards 2020. After a huge year of growth during 2020, that has seen the business increase by 350 per cent Cleveland Containers starts the new…

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SME National Business Awards are back for 2021

27th Jan 2021

Organisers of the SME National Business Awards have announced they have opened entries early for the 2021 event. The decision comes after organisers Events & PR were inundated with enquiries about this year’s awards from business leaders looking to either enter themselves or nominate someone else for their great work during the pandemic. In response…

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Cambridge Judge Entrepreneur Centre invite leading SMEs to join their prestigious Strategic Business Growth Programme

18th Dec 2020

Cambridge Judge Entrepreneur Centre would like to invite leading SMEs to join their prestigious Strategic Business Growth Programme and community for companies of excellence.   Growth is one of the most challenging leadership efforts for any CEO and their executive team. Our SME National Business Awards Partners, Cambridge Judge Entrepreneurship Centre have created a programme…

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Evolving agri-tech group celebrates its growing national influence

2nd Jan 2020

  Agri-Tech East won the National Networking Group of the Year prize at the SME Business Awards 2019. From left: Fiona Rust, Becky Dodds, Laura Bouvet, Belinda Clarke. An award-winning organisation which promotes technological advancement in farming will change its name in the New Year to reflect its growing national influence.       Alex…

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Heath and Reach entrepreneur tops charts to become bestselling author

23rd Dec 2019

An award winning entrepreneur from Heath and Reach has shared her personal story of fighting her fears in her best-selling book, as part of her mission to inspire other business leaders. Anna Parker-Naples, 42, who is a business and mindset coach and visibility expert, set herself a challenge to become a best selling author, as…

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National award rounds off winning year for Northampton entrepreneur

20th Dec 2019

The owner of a construction consultancy in Northampton is celebrating after winning two national awards at a ceremony at Wembley Stadium. Parm Bhangal of Bhangals Construction Consultants won the Gold Award in the Young Entrepreneur of the Year category and a Bronze Award in the Business Person of the Year category at the National SME…

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