Entries open for Fife Business Awards 2017

The winning companies at this year's Fife Business Awards 2016 with host Kaye Adams.
The winning companies at this year's Fife Business Awards 2016 with host Kaye Adams.

The Fife Business Awards 2017 launched last week with aspiring businesses having until Friday, October 28 to submit their entries.

Celebrating the fantastic spectrum of business successes across Fife, the awards have grown significantly in recent years, with over 300 business leaders and guests attending the hugely popular ceremony in March this year.

The team at Sign Plus scooped the  2016 Excellence in People Development Award.

The team at Sign Plus scooped the 2016 Excellence in People Development Award.

Previous winners have experienced strong benefits from being recognised as one of Fife’s premier businesses.

Ronnie Grant, RB Grant, winner of the 2016 Workforce for the Future Award, said: “Winning at the Fife Business Awards was a massive boost to RB Grant for many reasons. Our staff were delighted with the recognition for their hard work and commitment, and we received many business opportunities as a result of the promotion of the awards. It has also afforded us the opportunity to bring our success to other’s attention and market the benefits of the partnerships with educational establishments.”

Gordon Miller, managing director of Sign Plus, Winner of the 2016 Excellence in People Development Award, said: “Winning the Best Performing Business for under 50 employees Award in 2015, Sign Plus Ltd was judged to be the Excellence in People Development Award category in 2016.

“Both awards were a fantastic accolade for the company and acknowledgement for the continued hard work and commitment by all involved with Sign Plus Ltd. Following the awards, our staff, customers and suppliers gained a sense of pride, confidence and achievement. The process from choosing a category, completing the application, presenting to the panel and finally the award ceremony was a fantastic experience for all involved.

RB Grant  was awarded the 2016 Workforce for the Future accolade

RB Grant was awarded the 2016 Workforce for the Future accolade

Peter Southcott, president of Fife Chamber of Commerce, organisers of the awards. added: “The 2016 event was one of our best awards ceremonies ever, and next year’s already promises to be an even more enjoyable night, recognising and rewarding the strength and depth of the Fife business community.

“The Fife Business Awards provide a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the success and diversity of businesses in Fife, and our new award – Developing Young Workforce – will particularly highlight the wealth of young business talent in the county.

“Our principal sponsor, Fife Economy Partnership, continues to champion Fife business success through its fantastic support of the awards.”

For further information including a list of the categories, visit Fife Business Awards