The Nottingham Post Business Awards is back and has been refreshed for 2018 with 14 categories including a variety of new prizes. The Awards celebrate local developers, companies and businesses who support and nurture their staff and promote apprenticeships. We are delighted that for the first time Sandicliffe FordStore Nottingham will be sponsoring this year’s awards.


Sandicliffe FordStore Nottingham General Manager, Phil Wardle added "Sandicliffe FordStore Nottingham are delighted to be sponsoring the Nottingham Post Business Awards for our first year. This year we will be celebrating 70 years of Sandicliffe and as a long standing family run business in the East Midlands, we understand the importance of an event like this and the recognition and awareness these awards can bring for local businesses."



The big honour on the night will be the company of the year title, which is now it’s 31st year and was awarded last year to J Tomlinson, a building services firm based in Beeston. The deadline for entries is Friday February 23rd and you can enter the awards or browse the categories for yourself on the Nottingham Post Business Awards site.

The categories for 2018 are:

  • Company of the year
  • SME business of the year
  • Employer of the year
  • Start-up business of the year
  • Business entrepreneur of the year
  • Customer service excellence award
  • Excellence in industry award
  • Sales and marketing award
  • Apprenticeship employer
  • Professional services
  • Family business of the year
  • Contribution to the community award
  • Not-for-profit organisation award
  • Property professional of the year


The awards ceremony will take place at East Midlands Conference Centre on Tuesday May 29th. On behalf of Phil Wardle, Sandicliffe FordStore Nottingham General Manager and all at Sandicliffe, we would like to wish everyone who has entered the best of luck. We look forward to meeting all the entrants and fellow sponsors over the coming months.