Shining a Spotlight on Excellence: The Merton Best Business Awards 2024

Shining a Spotlight on Excellence: The Merton Best Business Awards 2024

It’s that exciting time of year again! The prestigious Merton Best Business Awards are open for applications, and businesses across the borough are invited to apply.

Every year, the vibrant borough of Merton transforms into a hub of celebration, recognising and honouring the outstanding achievements of its local businesses. Could it be you this year?

There are some fresh categories this year, to reflect the evolving business landscape:

  • Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Award: Recognising businesses that prioritise and champion a diverse and inclusive workplace.
  • Freelancer of the Year: Celebrating the outstanding contributions of freelancers to the local economy.
  • Enterprising Business Award: Honouring businesses that show exceptional initiative and innovation.
  • Online Retailer Award: Highlighting the success and creativity of businesses operating in the digital retail space.
  • Business Leader of the Year: Recognising exceptional leadership and vision in the business community

How It Works
You can start applying today! You can enter up to two categories. In addition to this you can also enter, or be nominated, for the public vote category – Best Customer Service. It’s totally free to apply and there is a short and easy online application form to complete.

Who Can Apply
The awards are open to all businesses based in Merton. The awards are open to businesses of all sizes and sectors. Whether you’re a trendy café brewing the best lattes, a tech start-up breaking new ground, or a community-focused non-profit, the awards want to celebrate your success.

Past winners have seen significant boosts in business and community support. “Winning the award reconfirms the belief that what you are doing is correct and gave credibility to our brand among the wider community,” said last year’s winner, Stronger Fitness and Martial Arts. “It installed a sense of pride amongst our team, knowing that what we are doing collectively is being recognised.”

Applications close on Friday 14 June. Visit Merton Best Business Awards for more details and to submit your entry. Let’s celebrate the vibrant business community that makes Merton an incredible place to live and work.

Who will take home the coveted awards this year? It could be you!