Backbone of Business

Sponsored by York Racecourse

Judged by William Derby, York Racecourse


Is there someone who embodies your values and the spirit of your business? Or someone who has perhaps quietly gets on with their work – who your company wouldn’t be quite right without? Perhaps they have joyously worked the factory line for years, or they may be the only reason your company admin is kept in check. The backbone of your company may be the loyal taster tester or the legal fact checker. Whoever she or he is, let us know so we can publicly thank them on your behalf.

How to Enter

To enter the awards please use the form below. Select your chosen category, complete the details about your business and your achievements, attach any supporting documentation and hit send.
All nominations will be acknowledged to confirm receipt.

If you know of an individual or business you think should be entering the awards, please complete their details in the relevant section and we will be in touch with them to let them know.

300 words max

Please complete the below if you would like to nominate someone for a category

Key Dates

Entries open on October 18th 2019
Entries close on January 31st 2020
Judging will take place in February 2020

Shortlisted businesses will be announced in March 2020 on our website and through social media

Winners will be announced at an awards evening on April 23rd 2020