Welcome to the FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards!. We look to crown 11 fantastic businesses of different shapes and sizes from across various sectors of the economy and the UK. The UK final of the FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards will be held on Thursday 19 May 2022 at the Radisson Blu Hotel Glasgow 301 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G2 8DL
Thursday 19 May 2022
Registration and drinks reception from 12noon
Followed by lunch and Awards Ceremony from 1pm- 5pm
Roasted butternut squash soup, creme fraiche nutmeg and nut brown butter
Chicken breast stuffed with Haggis, clapshot and seasonal greens, peppercorn sauce
Wild mushroom and puy lentil stroganoff, saffron rice
(vegetarian option - please advise on registration)
Coconut lime and lemongrass panna cotta, rum soaked berries, chocolate and chilli ganache
If you have any questions leading up to the event,
please email FSBAwards@fsb.org.uk
Nearest Train Station:
Glassgow Central Station
Glasgow International Airport
Local taxis Number:
Glasgow taxis - 0141 429 7070
We're grateful to our headline and local sponsors who are helping us to keep the FSB Awards free to enter! Find out more about our headline sponsors here and our local sponsors below.
Sky Connect is Sky’s new B2B broadband business, offering purpose-built business products, exceptional customer service and simple pricing with no hidden fees.
Targeted at small businesses, we offer ‘Connection Pro’ an automatic 4G internet back-up product and a digital phone service with more call management features than anyone else, to ensure our customers always stay connected.
Our customer service is industry-leading. Our residential Sky broadband, the second largest provider in the UK, has received fewer complaints to Ofcom over the past 10 years, on average, than any other supplier.
As part of the Comcast Group, we’re proud that the foundations for Sky Connect’s offering have been set by Comcast Business, one of the leading providers of business broadband in the United States, who serve more than 2 million customers, with over 15 years of sector experience.
Aldermore Bank, backing people to fulfil life’s hopes and dreams
We champion equality by supporting the exceptions to the rule and getting finance to where it’s needed. We lend the money people save with us, to help small businesses to flourish by growing and creating employment, buying property and purchasing vehicles to get businesses moving.
Our award winning business savings accounts have consistently competitive rates combined with fast and simple account opening online for savings from £1,000.
We operate exclusively online, by phone and through networks.
Aldermore Group is part of FirstRand Group, the largest financial services group in Africa by market capitalisation.
Mail Metro Media, the advertising home of the UK’s most engaged newsbrands, including MailOnline, Daily Mail, Metro and i-news, reaches 1 in 5 UK adults every single day. The team provides a single point of contact across print, digital and apps, allowing advertisers easy access to the millions of consumers who engage with its brands every day.
Tyl is more than a merchant acquiring and payments solution. It was developed to bring together simple and transparent payments with market-leading technology to help businesses better serve their customers and communities.
NatWest business banking helps our 1 million customers to grow with confidence, with experts dedicated to giving them the smart tools, skills and specialist support they need to grow sustainably from concept, to start-up, to thriving business.
About NatWest Group
NatWest Group is a relationship bank for a digital world. We champion potential; breaking down barriers and building financial confidence so the 19 million people, families and businesses we serve in communities throughout the UK and Ireland can rebuild and thrive. If our customers succeed, so will we.
FSB Insurance Service was launched by FSB in February 2018 as a Joint Venture, exclusively to serve FSB members. At the heart of the offering are the three key principles of delivering good advice, quality products and good value insurance services. FSB Insurance Service spends time with members to fully understand their needs, sourcing the most suitable product as a traditional insurance broker.
Since launch, FSB Insurance Service has welcomed over 45,000 members to its service and 100% of policyholders would recommend it to other members.
Markel Law have been providing round the clock advice and help to small businesses in conjunction with the FSB for over 20 years.
On a typical day we handle 600 calls requesting advice which we deal with from our advice centre in Croydon. Help is provided for commercial and employment legal issues as well as health & safety, tax and start-up advice, all through the one advice line number.
Markel Law also provide the FSB Legal Hub where you will find over a thousand legal guides and template documents together with training modules and the latest news affecting SME’s. You will also find tailored information for those business located in Scotland or Northern Ireland.
pirkx uses technology to simplify wellbeing access for all, via a lightweight, fully customisable, self-service platform and app. In the UK, pirkx provides their members with essential benefits across a number of wellbeing channels for just £3.75+VAT per month.
The service has 40+ meaningful benefits that focus on three areas to address wellbeing issues - resilience building, diagnosis, and fixing - across each channel. Such services include unlimited private GP appointments for the individual and their family members within the same household, 24/7 access to a counselling service where unlimited issues can be addressed and up to six structured telephone counselling sessions per issue, digital physiotherapy, virtual gym classes, discounted gyms, retail discounts, mental health resilience training, nutrition and health tips, budgeting, debt advice and more.
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Our global reach and expertise help approximately 1.5 million business customers globally to thrive and grow, ranging from small enterprises focused on their domestic market to large companies operating internationally.
HSBC Commercial Banking operates in 53 countries and territories and gives us access to around 90% of world trade flows, covering the developed and developing markets that matter most to our customers. Through our digital capabilities, we connect entrepreneurial businesses to opportunities.
We do this by meeting our customers’ day-to-day financial needs, by providing cross-border trade and treasury services, by helping them become more sustainable, and by giving them access to products and services offered by other parts of the HSBC Group.
Cashplus Bank is a leading UK challenger bank providing bank accounts and credit products to small businesses. The company has a 15-year track record of innovation, dedicated customer service and strong financial performance and was granted a UK bank licence in February 2021. A fintech pioneer, we offer fast, smart, simple banking services for the entrepreneurs and independent businesses that power the UK economy yet are too often overlooked by high street banks. Since 2005, we’ve created easier ways for more than 1.6m customers to pay, bank and borrow through our user-friendly platform and built a sustainable, growing business.
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