Awards night Tuesday 14th November Grosvenor House, London


The FTSE 100 Business of the Year Award


The FTSE 100 Business of the Year Award celebrates excellence amongst the UK’s biggest firms. It recognises corporate employers of choice that have delivered the highest levels of customer service and loyalty, and the best returns to shareholders, whilst creating value and opportunity in the communities and markets they operate in.

A long list of nominees is compiled to identify 10 exemplary businesses with inspirational leaders who are invited to champion both their organisations and their industries as finalists for this award.

Each of these nominees will be shortlisted based on the following criteria:

  • Clear vision, purpose and long-term strategy for success
  • Strong financial performance and shareholder value
  • Commitment to environment, society and governance (ESG) improvement in their purpose, plan, leadership & management structure
  • Championing diversity, equity & inclusion in their organisation and industry
  • Achieved sustainable growth with integrity and an ethical approach to business and leadership
  • Adapted to challenges and maximised opportunities
  • Effective leadership & management capability 


This category is nomination only by the BBEA Advisory Board and judges. Nominations are accepted externally by emailing a statement nomination no longer than 1000 words to Awards Director