Fenland Business Awards: Tell us about your green initiatives, employee benefits and fabulous food for chance to win

ALS Food and Pharmaceutical of Chatteris was the 2014 Business of the Year. Your company could follo

ALS Food and Pharmaceutical of Chatteris was the 2014 Business of the Year. Your company could follow in their footsteps by entering one of these categories. - Credit: Archant

Fenland’s finest food firms, the companies that best look after their staff and the most effective environmentally-friendly initiatives will be among those celebrated at the 2015 Fenland Enterprise Business Awards.

Time is running out to enter this year’s competition, run in association with Fenland District Council.

Taking part couldn’t be more simple – visit www.fenlandbusinessawards.co.uk and complete the online form for one of the 10 categories open for entry.

Among the categories open for entry is the Food Producer of the Year Award, which will recognise companies that produce top quality food.

It is open to any business in Fenland producing food for the public’s consumption – either as part of a supply chain or direct sale to the public.

Our judging panel are looking for quality products, using locally sourced ingredients and effective production methods. They also want to hear about plans to develop/improve products over the next five years.

The Employer of the Year crown will praise the businesses that demonstrate strong commitment to their most important asset – their staff.

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In particular, the award will recognise companies that develop the skills of existing employees’ and support future employees through apprenticeships, work experience and schools engagement.

The Green Award recognises achievements in protecting or improving the environment, major contribution to communities without the expectation of direct commercial benefit, or both.

To enter, explain to us why you carried out your green project, who benefited, how much it cost and where the money came from, and any significant achievements.

The winners of these three categories will go forward for the chance to be crowned the 2015 Business of the Year, alongside the winners of the other categories.

Shortlisted businesses and individuals will be invited to attend the awards dinner, which will take place on Friday, October 9, at the Braza, in March.