The Kingston Business Excellence Awards 2016, in association with NatWest, are now open to entries. The programme, celebrating innovation and success in the Royal Borough’s business community, launched at a lively party in the stunning Elizabethan suite of Glenmore House in Surbiton.

Guests enjoyed canapes and drinks at the venue, the current holder of the Best Business for Leisure and Entertainment Award, on April 13th, and heard how the campaign can help boost business.

Genuine Solutions won four awards at the 2015 Gala Dinner, including Business of the Year. MD Paul Crossman said: “It means three things: recognition, morale and fun. We were totally humbled to be recognised by our peers. It was a fantastic morale boost for our team that lasted for months. And it was a fantastic night, and a great experience.”

Judges offer feedback to entrants, so simply taking part in the process has its benefits. “We look at your business and try to help it grow,” competition judge Bryan Treherne explained.

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