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THE Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight has launched this year’s bid to find the best small business-friendly initiatives undertaken by the region’s local authorities.
Councils have until August 24 to submit their entries and the winners will be announced in mid-September.
The three award categories are Best Small Business Friendly Procurement Performance, Best Small Business Friendly Programme or Campaign and Best All Round Small Business Friendliness.
Hook businessman Tim Colman, FSB Hampshire and Isle of Wight county chairman, said: “The FSB looks to the region’s local authorities to help create the environment for small businesses to survive and thrive.
“Particularly in the current economic climate, we are very keen to recognise any organisation that has gone above and beyond to achieve this.
“The Small Business Friendly Awards scheme shows local authorities the best examples of services and high levels of support that this region’s small businesses receive from their councils.”
Information about the awards, and the FSB, can be found by visiting fsb.org.uk.