The Independent Awards 2021

Small Business of the Year

What does it take to win Small Business of the Year (AKA the greatest award of all)? It means being a proven all-rounder; an established brand that hasn’t just survived but thrived. Perhaps it was founded by someone who’s displayed not just grit and spirit, but agility and creativity, too. Someone who’s built a business doing what they love and has truly become a real customer favourite. Whether it’s a product or service, a physical retailer or solely online, this award will showcase all the ingredients of an exemplary independent business.

There are two lucky winners for this award: the first will receive £10,000 and the second will receive £5,000.

Entry stage now closed

The 120 successful founders to be selected as Nominees will be notified by the 9th November. This will then be announced publicly and voting will open. Good luck!

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