You can submit applications for up to 3 awards, one of which should be the Business Person of the Year award. To submit any applications which you have started but not yet submitted, please visit your profile page.

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Micro Business Award

This category is open to any business based in Cherwell district with less than 5 staff and started trading after 1st January 2017. It also includes sole traders.


The judges will be looking for evidence of:

  • How you promote or market your business
  • How you overcome barriers to growth
  • Business performance that is sustainable in the long term
  • Why your business is impressive compared to competitors and peers