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Clare Burnett

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Forward Ladies announce Women in Business awards shortlist

This year’s Barclays-Forward Ladies Women in Business Awards has received a huge and diverse number of entries.

It has shortlisted some of the most successful business and professional women that Yorkshire and the North East have to offer, with the results announced to be announced at the Queens Hotel in Leeds on 15th November.

The awards have been running for 4 years in the Yorkshire and Humber region, and included the North East for the first time this year.

Some of the biggest sponsors of this years awards are ASDA, the Co-operative Group, East Coast, Finance Yorkshire, O2 and UKTI.

Caroline Pullich, Head of Relationship Banking for Barclays in Yorkshire and the North East said: “At Barclays we recognise that women in business are a major contributor to the UK economy and we’re delighted to be partnering with Forward Ladies again, celebrating exceptional achievements in tough economic trading conditions.

“These awards encourage an environment that supports women on their entrepreneurial journey and they are a fantastic opportunity for ladies across the region to network and share ideas and knowledge.”

*We’ve been amazed at the volume and calibre of the entries – which proves there are some fantastic businesses out there competing in what is set to become one of the country’s top awards for business and professional women.“

The categories which have been shortlisted and will be nominated on Friday are:

  • Corporate Leader award
  • Home-based business woman
  • Manufacturing business woman of the year
  • Women in Propery award
  • Young business woman of the year
  • PA of the year
  • Start-up business woman of the year
  • SME business woman of the year
  • International business woman of the year
  • Professional/Corporate business woman
  • Retail business woman of the year
  • Not-for-profit business woman of the year

This was posted in Bdaily's Members' News section by Clare Burnett .

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