Pride of Brent Awards 2018 are open for nominations – three business categories launch

Businesses are allowed to self-nominate for the above awards. Nominations must be made by 12 September 2018 by emailing completed application forms to

Winners will be announced at a ceremony at Brent Civic Centre on Thursday 22nd November 2018.

The three business award categories and criteria are below:

Award Category Criteria  Who it is open to
The Responsible Business of the Year For business operating in Brent and delivering positive benefits to Brent residents or Small – medium sized businesses. Providing social and economic benefits back into the community. Any sized business, the business must be operating in Brent, Headquarters can be based elsewhere.
SME of the Year For businesses contributing to the economic success of the borough, as well as helping to create vibrant places where people want to spend time either working, living or visiting. Brent based small / medium sized businesses. Head-quarters and operations must be based in Brent. (Fewer than 250 employees).
Apprenticeship Employer of the Year For businesses who engender good practice in the recruitment and development of apprentices. Any employer who employs an apprentice, not including the council.

To download the guidance and application forms, please visit