7:00PM

Wednesday 1st May


XCEL CENTRE

AYCLIFFE

BUSINESS PARK

DL5 6AP


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The annual business awards event to celebrate the collective achievements of companies on Aycliffe Business Park.

 

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This award is looking for nominations for apprentices from their employers on Aycliffe Business Park, to celebrate and reward people, currently engaged in, or having completed an Apprenticeship. Applications should explore how becoming an apprentice has benefited both the apprentice and the business.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • The business must be based on, or operate from, a location within the boundaries of Aycliffe Business Park.
  • Nominated apprentice can be working in any sector.

AWARD CRITERIA

  • Candidate must have completed their apprenticeship during 2018 OR still be undertaking their apprenticeship.
  • Demonstrate strong employee behaviours, attitude and qualities.
  • You MUST indicate how they have added value to your business.

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APPLICATION

  • Please take your time to present the best case you can as to why you/your nomination should be shortlisted for the award. Use evidence and examples to support your nomination/application. Keep your application focused and brief.

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For an organisation that has implemented an apprentice scheme as an integral part of developing their workforce.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • The business must be based on, or operate from, a location within the boundaries of Aycliffe Business Park.
  • Nominated apprentice can be working in any sector.

AWARD CRITERIA

  • The business should have implemented at least one apprentice that is currently at the company or has completed their time with your business during 2018.
  • Indicate how you’ve actively encouraged apprentices in your company.

DETAILS

APPLICATION

  • Please take your time to present the best case you can as to why you/your nomination should be shortlisted for the award. Use evidence and examples to support your nomination/application. Keep your application focused and brief.

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This award will go to a company on Aycliffe Business Park who has performed outstandingly this year.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • The business must be based on, or operate from, a location within the boundaries of Aycliffe Business Park.

AWARD CRITERIA

  • Excellence in their product/service; achievement of a strong/growing market share in chosen niche; successful turnaround of a company; successful exploitation of innovation; excellence in setting up a major new operation; enterprises that have succeeded by getting the very best out of their workforce etc.

DETAILS

APPLICATION

  • Please take your time to present the best case you can as to why you/your nomination should be shortlisted for the award. Use evidence and examples to support your nomination/application. Keep your application focused and brief.

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Celebrating organisations on Aycliffe Business Park seeing the best return on investment in people, this award recognises the employee strategy that best attracts, retains and develops talent — and how it contributes to sustainable growth and being an employer of choice.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • The business must be based on, or operate from, a location within the boundaries of Aycliffe Business Park.

AWARD CRITERIA

  • This award recognises the enterprise that has driven demonstrable excellence in the following areas: staff development, retention and recruitment; leadership and management; innovation and operational excellence; an embedded ethical culture; creative and collaborative customer service; increased growth or market share; improved financial performance.

DETAILS

APPLICATION

  • Please take your time to present the best case you can as to why you/your nomination should be shortlisted for the award. Use evidence and examples to support your nomination/application. Keep your application focused and brief.

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To recognise and highlight a company that has demonstrated engineering and manufacturing excellence.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • The business must be based on, or operate from, a location within the boundaries of Aycliffe Business Park.
  • Conduct either engineering and/or manufacturing, product design or precision engineering.

AWARD CRITERIA

  • Demonstrate a contribution to the local economy in terms of employment, import/export.
  • Evidence of process/product innovation and creativity in your approach or challenges.
  • Evidence of third-party accreditation relevant to your sector/market, e.g. ISO 9000, liP, ISO 14001 etc.
  • Is there anything special/unique that sets you apart from others in your sector?

DETAILS

APPLICATION

  • Please take your time to present the best case you can as to why you/your nomination should be shortlisted for the award. Use evidence and examples to support your nomination/application. Keep your application focused and brief.

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To encourage and recognise a company that has generated substantial and sustained increases in export activity.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • The business must be based on, or operate from, a location within the boundaries of Aycliffe Business Park.

AWARD CRITERIA

  • Evidence of significant export activity as a part of your turnover & business model, or a move toward export.
  • Global reach will be a factor.
  • Evidence of an export strategy.
  • Any evidence of how you have worked with UKTI or other support agencies.

DETAILS

APPLICATION

  • Please take your time to present the best case you can as to why you/your nomination should be shortlisted for the award. Use evidence and examples to support your nomination/application. Keep your application focused and brief.

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This award is open to companies on Aycliffe Business Park that have been in operation for a maximum of two years as of June 30th 2018.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • The business must be based on, or operate from, a location within the boundaries of Aycliffe Business Park.
  • Has been trading no longer than TWO years, as of June 30th 2018.

AWARD CRITERIA

  • Business idea and USP.
  • Performance to date.
  • Plans for the future.

DETAILS

APPLICATION

  • Please take your time to present the best case you can as to why you/your nomination should be shortlisted for the award. Use evidence and examples to support your nomination/application. Keep your application focused and brief.

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To reward and recognise professional service organisations that have shown demonstrable strength in their respective field and a contribution to the local economy with the services they provide.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • The business must be based on, or operate from, a location within the boundaries of Aycliffe Business Park.
  • A nominated business must provide a service, i.e. cleaning, marketing, accountancy etc.

AWARD CRITERIA

  • The business should demonstrate the following: a contribution to the local economy in terms of services provided; the impact of your service beyond the local area; a successful and innovative approach to growth or sustainability; a focus and commitment to standards of excellence in levels of service delivered.
  • What makes your business stand apart from others in the sector?

DETAILS

APPLICATION

  • Please take your time to present the best case you can as to why you/your nomination should be shortlisted for the award. Use evidence and examples to support your nomination/application. Keep your application focused and brief.

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This award is open to companies on Aycliffe Business Park that normally employ no more than 75 full-time staff and have a proven record of success.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • The business must be based on, or operate from, a location within the boundaries of Aycliffe Business Park.
  • Business must normally employ no more than 75 full-time staff and has a proven record of success.

AWARD CRITERIA

  • We are particularly looking for the solutions to: what has made the difference between success and failure for your company; what differentiates the company’s products/services from their competitors; managerial & financial performance; the potential for growth; evidence of commitment & imagination in the product or service.

DETAILS

APPLICATION

  • Please take your time to present the best case you can as to why you/your nomination should be shortlisted for the award. Use evidence and examples to support your nomination/application. Keep your application focused and brief.

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