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Weekly Edition - Published  4 August 2016


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Leading business awards to be hosted by legendary Liverpool comic Ted Robbins

THE Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) is urging local entrepreneurs to enter this year's FSB Merseyside, West Cheshire and Wigan Business Awards, which are to take place on Thursday, 1 December 2016 at the Crowne Plaza, Liverpool.

The awards, which will be hosted by Liverpool comedian and star of TV's Phoenix Nights and Benidorm, Ted Robbins, are now open for submissions. Business owners can submit entries via:- FSBMerseysideAwards.Co.UK until the deadline of Friday, 30 September 2016.

In all, 24 categories will celebrate and reward exceptional small businesses from across the region, including:- business of the year, and awards for customer service, environmental best practice, export success and sector specific categories.

There will also be a special 'FSB Connect' award for a young entrepreneur chosen from a shortlist of local university finalists. Both FSB members and non-members are welcome to enter.

Presented by the Federation of Small Business, together with Don't Panic Events, the awards ceremony is expected attract around 300 entrepreneurs and business owners and is set to be one of the region's premier business events.

Chris Burgess, Chairman of FSB Merseyside, West Cheshire and Wigan, said:- "The FSB Merseyside, West Cheshire and Wigan Business Awards are about recognising excellence and small business success across the region. As a leading lobbyist we fight on behalf of local entrepreneurs every day, but it is also a pleasure to reward them for their achievements in a range of categories. I am looking forward to recognising some exceptional businesses and the brains behind them. The awards ceremony will also present fantastic networking opportunities for everyone involved. Every small business in the region can apply and we look forward to receiving their applications."

Any questions about the entry process or awards should be directed to Becky Mellor via email.


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