Over 100 entrepreneurs have been announced as the Finalists in the Great British Entrepreneur Awards, in association with NatWest.
This year the competition was fierce. With over 600 entries across the board, whittling down to a shortlist was no mean feat.
Employability Town has been announced as a shortlisted entrepreneur within the Young Entrepreneur category.
Employability Town is a training company that helps young people to become super-employable by developing their soft employability and enterprise skills.
We support youth and educational establishments in boosting young people’s professional potential by delivering bespoke soft business skills training.
In the last 3 years of being in the market we have boosted soft employability skills of over 3,700 young people across 16 organisations.
The Co-founder and Managing Director – Klaudia Mitura is a work psychologist who strongly believes that soft business skills and entrepreneurial mindset are vital to getting a dream job, successfully sustaining employment or starting your own venture.
Aged younger than 30, Klaudia has gained exceptional achievements for her age becoming an inspiration for other young entrepreneurs.
Klaudia Mitura said:
I am so proud that the our small business with its big vision was recognized. We can’t wait to attend the final gala in November to celebrate our success with fellow entrepreneurs.
Regarded as the benchmark for entrepreneurial success in the UK, the Awards celebrate the contributions and innovations of British entrepreneurs and their impact on the economy.
Celebrating entrepreneurs who embody a spirit of disruption, innovation and enterprise, the Awards will recognise business leaders from multiple industries across the 20 awards categories.
The Great British Entrepreneur Awards will culminate at the Gala Final, taking place on Tuesday 22 November in the Ballrooms of the prestigious, Lancaster London Hotel.
Previous winners have included Julie Deane MBE, founder of the Cambridge Satchel Company, James Watt, co-founder of Brewdog and Alexander Solomou, founder of Lad Bible.
The Great British Entrepreneur Awards is all about celebrating the wonderful stories that entrepreneurs have, and helping them on their journey to success.
Nick James, Founder of the Great British Entrepreneur Awards, said:
“This year we have yet again enjoyed an increase in the amount of entries for the Great British Entrepreneur Awards, and every single category is fiercely contested. There is no doubt that Entrepreneurialism is alive and well in the UK despite any uncertainty over Brexit.”
Gordon Merrylees, Head of Entrepreneurship for NatWest, said:
“Entrepreneurs are the wealth creators and the lifeblood of the UK economy. It’s incredibly important that we support them, throughout their journey with access to finance and networks; relevant mentors, general business advice and knowledge, all vital ingredients whether they are start up’s, early stage or high growth ventures. The standard of this years awards’ finalists shows just how much talent there is to support in the UK.”
Congratulations to Employability Town who has beaten off lots of competition to get this far!