Small Business Awards 2015 Shortlist

The shortlist for the Small Business Awards 2015 has now been selected.

The winner in each category will be chosen by our five judges, however the Contribution to Community Award is open to a public vote on Facebook until 4 October.

  • Small Business of the Year

    A small business able to demonstrate overall excellence in its field

    • Dignity Pet Crematorium
    • Eljays44 Ltd
    • Ventia Ltd
    • Grub Club
  • Home Grown Business of the Year

    A small sales-based business that has grown from humble beginnings

    • Shnuggle Ltd
    • Office Pantry
    • The Pets Country Manor Ltd
    • Shemins Ltd
    • Jigsaw School Apps
  • Innovation of the Year

    A small business or individual that has created and successfully brought to market a product or service exploiting a gap in the market

    • Housekeep Ltd
    • Oppo Ice Cream
    • Netduma Ltd
    • MastaPlasta
    • Tutch Designs Ltd
  • Contribution to the Community

    A small business, social enterprise or charity able to demonstrate a positive impact in the local community

    • Therapy Box Ltd
    • Edu-Care Recycling
    • FareShare Kent
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  • Entrepreneur of the Year

    An individual who successfully launched and continues to run their own business or businesses

    • Poppy's Funerals
    • Virtue Drinks
    • Identity Holdings Ltd
    • Merci Maman
  • Tradesperson of the Year

    A qualified tradesperson, defined as a skilled manual labourer, who owns or works in a small business

    • C & J Heating and Plumbing Ltd
    • Treelife Ltd
    • North East Electrical Ltd