The hunt continues for East Renfrewshire’s best businesses

East Ren Business Awards 2016. Pic:  Stuart Russell
East Ren Business Awards 2016. Pic: Stuart Russell

This is the last chance for East Renfrewshire businesses to enter the 2017 Awards. Now in their 6th year, these awards celebrate the success and achievements of local companies and are one of the hotly anticipated events of the business calendar.

The awards are free to enter and any business operating in East Renfrewshire can apply for up to three categories. This year, businesses can choose from eight categories that have been carefully selected to appeal to organisations operating in all sectors. They include two new categories; Developing the Young Workforce Award and the Community Impact Award.

By entering the Business Awards, companies are given the opportunity to promote their business and shout about its success

The award categories for the 2017 Awards are:

Developing East Renfrewshire’s Young Workforce Award sponsored by Taylor Wimpey Scotland West

Community Impact Award sponsored by East Renfrewshire Council

Family Business Award sponsored by CALA Homes

Excellence in Customer Service Award sponsored by the Avenue Shopping Centre

Most Promising New Business Award sponsored by Barrhead Travel

Excellence in Innovation Award sponsored by George Leslie Ltd

East Renfrewshire’s Best Business Award (10 employees or less) sponsored by Business Gateway

East Renfrewshire’s Best Business Award (11 employees or more) sponsored by Miller Homes

To view the categories criteria and request an application form visit or email

Businesses have until 5pm on Friday, April 21 to submit their completed application forms.

Winners will be announced at the glittering awards dinner at the Busby Hotel on Thursday, June 8, which is being hosted by Karen Dunbar.