Terms and Conditions

  1. All entries as well as supporting documents must be submitted online, if you have any queries about hard copies of evidence please contact the team.
  2.  The competition is open to all businesses based in Hertfordshire who commenced business before January 2016, or for new businesses who started after January 2016
  3. Entry is Free Of Charge
  4. Entrants must be sole traders or have less than 250 employees at the time of entering
  5. New businesses can also enter, The Green Award, Entrepreneur of the Year, Young Business Person of the Year and Website of the Year, Business Women of the Year, Business Person of the Year and Apprentice of the Year Awards.
  6. A sponsor cannot enter an award in the category that they are sponsoring
  7. Each category has different requirements in terms of length of time in business or age of entrant – please see individual awards for specific rules
  8. The comments made on your application form should be accurate to the best of your knowledge
  9. The Judges reserve the right to move your application to another category or to add you to another category.
  10. The Judges will be one representative from each of the sponsors and media partners
  11. The Judges’ decision is final
  12. By entering these awards you agree to our business partners and sponsors having access to your contact details
  13. Entrants must be available for consultation with the judges should the need arise
  14. By entering the awards you agree to partake in publicity of the awards including the use of any images taken
  15. Should a category not receive sufficient entries, it will be withdrawn from the Awards Ceremony
  16. The closing date for all entries is Thursday 10th May at 5pm
  17. All finalists will be required to attend the Grand Final at Tewin Bury Farm on Thursday 26th July.
  18. Entries will only be accepted on the official entry form
  19. You may enter more than one category up to a total of two. Each entry must be submitted on a separate entry form.

Please note:   Any financial information provided will be treated in the strictest confidence and will not be disclosed to anyone other than the panel of judges.