The awards feature five categories and the winners of each will each receive £2,000 cash and 50,000 Nectar points. 
The awards celebrate innovation, acknowledge best practice and recognise outstanding achievements in business. All UK SMEs, social enterprises and entrepreneurs that can demonstrate innovative and sustainable business ideas can enter in each of the categories: 
  • Small Business of the Year 
  • Start Up Of The Year 
  • Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Contribution to the Community Award 
  • Online Business of the Year 
As well as Brady, the judging panel includes small business journalist, and Business Matters contributor, Guy Clapperton, James Frost, Marketing Director at Nectar and John O’Keeffe, Merchandising and Marketing Director UK and Ireland at Office Depot. 
Brady commented: “I’m honoured to be part of the judging team for the Nectar Business Small Business Awards 2011 as they recognise hard working entrepreneurs and small businesses throughout the UK who work tirelessly to make their businesses a success. Small businesses are the driving force behind the UK economy and too often their work goes unnoticed.”  
So if you want the chance to impress Karren Brady don’t miss this chance to show off your business and be recognised for your achievements.
Entries close on April 30th 
For more information on the awards and details of how to enter go to: www.nectar-business.com/SBA2011