BUSINESS: Deadline to enter Derbyshire Times business awards is fast approaching.

Derbyshire Times Business Awards 2013
Derbyshire Times Business Awards 2013

There is still time to enter The Derbyshire Times business awards, as the deadline has been extended to Friday September 5.

The awards ceremony will take place at the Proact Stadium, home of Chesterfield FC, on Thursday November 20 and businesses are still being encouraged to enter.

Dubbed Chesterfield’s highest profile business awards, the event will showcase quality organisations as well as entrepreneurs.

The ceremony attracts a wide range of entries from across all sectors from both small and larger organisations.

Winning an award will to help firms raise their profile and enhance their reputation by promoting the great work they are doing.

Destination Chesterfield are the Associate Sponsor of the event.

To enter, please visit

This is the sixth time the scheme has been held and this year there are 18 categories.

The categories for the awards are:

Excellence in professional services award

Business Idea of the Year

Small Business of the Year

Entrepreneur of the Year

Young Business Person of the Year

New Business of the Year

Business Personality of the Year

Team of the Year

Community Contribution of the Year

The Environment Award

Customer Service Award

Employer Of The Year Award

Apprentice of the Year

Retailer of the Year

Excellence in Manufacturing Award

Lifetime Achievement

Creative Innovation Award

2014 Business of the Year