Awards Intelligence Best Business Awards

Awards open to all businesses from the private, public and third sectors with winners receiving a range of PR benefits.

Award winners will receive a range of PR benefits such as feedback from the judging panel and a complimentary 30 minute telephone consultation with a public relations expert with the aim of providing help and guidance on maximising awareness of the applicant’s success.

All awards winners can request feedback from the judges on why they won to use for press releases and marketing material at no extra cost.


Before You Start

The Best Business Awards aim to highlight and reward excellence in business across the private and public sectors.

The awards are marketed and administered by Awards Intelligence, the UKs leading provider of business awards support services.


Although there are no specific exclusions cited within the awards scheme, applicants are advised to contact the awards administrator.

What You Need To Know

Key Criteria

All businesses of all sizes from the public, private and third sector may apply for the awards.

Match Funding

Match funding is not a stipulated requirement of the awards.

Eligible Expenditure

The entry fee for the Best Business Awards is £195 plus VAT (£234) per category that the applicant enters into or £150 plus VAT (£180) per category when the applicant enters three or more categories.

How To Apply


Entry deadlines for each round are the last working day of January, April, July and October.

Frequency: The awards are held each quarter.

Link to guidelines:

Additional information:

Applicants can apply via the website where they will need to select a category, draft a written entry of up to 1,000 words explaining why they should win and email the entry to the administrator.

Applicants can pay the entry fee by cheque or BACS payment once they have submitted their application.