Nominations FAQs

Nominations for the UK Private Business Awards are open from Monday 16 January 2017 until Friday 24 March 2017. 

The deadline to complete the online submission form is Wednesday 3 May 2017. 





Is there a fee to enter the awards? ▼

There are no costs to enter the UK Private Business Awards. 


Do the companies have to be UK headquartered? ▼

Please see information on eligibility here.


Is it possible to see a sample of the submission form? Or an example of the questions? ▼

Please click here to view samples of the submission forms.


What does the nominations process involve? ▼

If you would like to make a nomination(s) for the forthcoming UK Private Business Awards, please click on the Nominate here button above. You can then make one or several nominations by following the online instructions.

Once your nomination(s) has been submitted, the nominator should receive an email confirmation and the nominee(s) should also then receive an email outlining the next steps. If you do not receive email confirmations within 24 hours of submitting your nomination form, please contact

Submission form

Nominees will be sent an email for all nominated categories with a link to a detailed submission form. Please fill out the form and return, as directed therein, by Wednesday 3 May 2017. If you require any assistance with the submission, please email Emma Hamblett at

Details supplied in your submission, along with other publicly available information such as your company accounts, will be assessed as part of the judging process. The Voting Panel will meet on Thursday 8 June 2017 and the final shortlist will be announced on this website on Friday 9 June 2017. 


What do I do if I do not wish to pursue my nomination? ▼

You can decline your nomination by emailing the UK Private Business Awards team at


Who can I contact if I have not received confirmation of my nominations within 24 hours of submitting the online form?

Please contact the UK Private Business Awards team at; alternatively, call Emma Hamblett on 020 7212 3609.


Who should I contact if I have not received an email with a link to the online submission form, or my link does not work?

If the nominee has not received an email containing a link to the online submission form within 24 hours of the nomination being submitted, please contact


If I require further information on the nominations process, who should I contact? ▼

If you have any queries regarding the nominations process, or any queries about submission form questions, please contact the UK Private Business Awards team


When are the winners due to be announced? ▼

The Awards will be presented at a gala dinner on Thursday 14 September 2017 at The Brewery, Chiswell Street, London EC1Y 4SD.


Who can I contact with regards to the UK Private Business Awards dinner? ▼

For further information on sponsorship, purchasing a table at the event or any other queries regarding the dinner, please contact either Jo Thomas or Sian Minoli on 01277 350557.


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