1. Any organisation (including Public Sector, Education, etc.) located within the Cherwell District administrative boundary, who have local management autonomy, may enter.
  2. Sponsors, suppliers and official supporters of the Cherwell Business Awards are not eligible to enter.
  3. Any entrant may enter a maximum of two of the Business Sector Awards and/or the Business Person or Young Business Person of the Year Award.
  4. Entries must be received by Friday 16th February 2018.
  5. All entrants must agree to be interviewed by a representative of the Award’s Sponsor.
  6. Selection of finalists will take place at the Judging Meeting on Tuesday 20th March 2018.  Applicants will be informed if they have been shortlisted as a finalist no later than Friday 23rd March 2018. If you have not been shortlisted, you will be notified the following week.
  7. Finalists must be prepared to make themselves available for interview.
  8. All finalists must agree to take part in publicity and to attend the Awards Dinner on Friday 11th May 2018.
  9. All finalists of the 2018 Awards will automatically be considered for Oxfordshire Business Awards (OXBAs), subject to meeting the OBA rules and eligibility.
  10. A list of winners can be obtained after Monday 14th May 2018 at www.cherwellbusinessawards.co.uk.
  11. All entrants will be notified by email that their application has been received.
  12. The judges’ decision is final. Feedback is not provided.

Updated: November 2017.