Search on for Eastern business heroes
THE search is on to find Britain’s most inspirational men and women who have beaten the odds to succeed in business has begun with the launch of the fifth annual Barclays Trading Places Awards.
Enterprising individuals who have triumphed over personal adversity to turn their business dreams into a reality have until Friday, July 16 to tell the judges their story – and why they should win a share of the £50,000 prize package.
This year’s awards will also invite people to nominate someone they know who deserves national recog- nition and in spite of facing some of life’s greatest challenges, are running their own business – for example, a member of their family or even their boss.
Barclays will present the overall winner with a cheque for £10,000, and the runner-up with £5,000 for their business, at a prestigious black-tie gala dinner at The Savoy in London later in the year.
Entry forms are available in Barclays branches, by calling the Awards Office on 020 8673 2020, or by visiting www.barclays.co.uk / tradingplaces.