The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) in Wales has launched its search to find the greatest small businesses from across the UK. From exporters to start-ups, from innovators to green businesses, and from family businesses to the best young entrepreneurs, small firms are being encouraged to enter FSB’s 2019 Celebrating Small Business awards.
The annual awards, which are open for entries, recognise a sector that makes up 99.9 per cent of all private sector businesses in the UK.
The Wales final will take place in Cardiff in March 2019, with all winners going on to compete at the UK national final taking place on 23 May 2019 at Evolution Battersea, London. Here, 10 UK category award winners will be announced from which the FSB UK Small Business of the Year 2019 will be chosen.
The award categories for the 2019 FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards are:
- International Business of the Year
- Ethical and Green Business of the Year
- Business and Product Innovation Award
- Digital Innovation of the Year
- Micro Business of the Year
- Start-Up Business of the Year
- Scale-Up Business of the Year
- Family Business of the Year
- Young Entrepreneur of the Year (aged 30 and under)
- Employer of the Year
- Community Award
The awards are free to enter and are open to all small firms. The closing date for Welsh entries is the 8th of February 2019.