Businesses in the borough will soon be recognised for their achievements thanks to the return of Sutton's annual awards ceremony.

Applicants can now submit online entry forms for the Sutton Business Awards 2017.

The awards ceremony, organised by Sutton Chamber of Commerce, is now in its sixth year.

Finalists will attend the ceremony and gala dinner on November 16 at the Holiday Inn on Gibson Rd.

Chairman of Sutton Chamber of Commerce, David Duncan, commented: “I continue to be very impressed with the quality, enthusiasm and passion of the businesses that enter these awards. These awards demonstrate that Sutton is an exciting place to work and recognition from these awards can make a difference when securing new customers and new business.

“Applications are welcome from all local businesses in the borough, large and small and there is no limit to the number of categories that can be entered”.

Businesses can enter through the following link

The 12 categories are:

Best Business for Marketing & Social Media

Best SME Business

Best Business for Customer Service

Entrepreneur of the Year

Best Charity or Social Enterprise

Best Start-Up Business

Best Business for Employee Training & Development

The Green Award

Independent Retailer of the Year

Best Business for Food & Hospitality

Best Business for Innovation & Growth

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