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As a corporate founder of the ScaleUp Institute, Smith & Williamson is delighted to sponsor the Scale-Up Business of the Year Award.

S&W Scale-up award

Recognising a market leading increase in sales, headcount, profitability, market share or geographical expansion over the last three years, this award will go to the business demonstrating the highest levels of growth and a robust plan for sustainable financial performance.

Open to any UK-based scale-up with a current turnover of not less than £5m per annum, judges will look for the business that can best demonstrate:

Core criteria Proportion of overall score
Market leading growth 30%
Strong financial performance 15%
Outstanding leadership and management 15%
Innovation in products, services or processes 10%
Exceptional customer service 10%
High levels of staff engagement 10%
An ethical approach to business 10%

The deadline for entries has now closed.


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