Local awards to celebrate and recognise businesses in Merton

The 2024 Merton Best Business Awards officially launched yesterday, with a new set of categories to not only recognise and promote excellence, innovation and best practice in Merton - but to reward the innovators, the success stories and the entrepreneurs.  

Whether you are a homebased business or a small, medium or large employer, there is a category for you.  

The awards this year are:

  • Sport and Fitness Business of the Year  
  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Award  
  • Independent Business Award  
  • Hospitality Business Award  
  • Best New Business  
  • Freelancer of the Year  
  • Charity of the Year  
  • Business Leader of the Year  
  • Employer of the Year  
  • Best Enterprising Business  
  • Online Retailer Award  
  • Best in the Creative Sector  
  • Sustainable Impact Award  
  • Contribution to the Community  
  • Best Customer Service Award – Public Vote

Thinking about applying?

  • The competition is open to all businesses based in Merton, that commenced trading prior to January 2022. If you are part of a national business, you should have a significant business operation in Merton.  
  • The one exception to this is Best New Business which is open to all businesses in Merton who commenced trading after January 2022.  
  • The Charity of the Year Award is the only category open to charities, who should be based in Merton. If you are a national charity brand, you should have a significant operation in Merton.  
  • You may enter up to two categories. In addition to this you can also enter, or be nominated, for the public vote category.    
  • The awards are FREE to enter!  

To apply for an award or vote for your favourite business, visit our categories page.

The deadline for applications is Friday 14th June 2024.