Addressing the selection criteria
In your application, you must present information in a way that clearly addresses the award criteria. This information will be considered and used for shortlisting and judging purposes. Please be aware that your responses to the criteria will be strengthened by including measurable results and appropriate indicators, including customer satisfaction data and other types of external validation.
If you are nominating as a joint partnership, the responses to the selection criteria must only be based on work jointly completed and achievements jointly accomplished by both organisations. The details below will give you an overview of what the judges will be looking for.
Section A: Business Summary
Provide a brief description of your business, including the products or services that you offer and any major milestones you have achieved.
This information will not be considered or used for judging purposes, but it may be used as your summary throughout the Awards process.
Your answer in this section will be limited to 500 words.
Section B: Applicants will be judged against the following criteria
We want to know more about your organisations achievements that make it an excellent candidate for Small Employer of the Year. You'll be asked to provide answers to these key areas:
- Extent and quality of training for employees
- Achievements of the business and its employees that can be attributed to training
- Innovation and excellence in design and delivery of training
Your answers to these sections will be limited to 800 words each.
Up to ten (10) single A4 page attachments are permitted, with each attachment to be provided at a 100 per cent ratio, one document per page. Attachments must be referenced in your application. No multimedia items or discs will be accepted, and any material exceeding the maximum number of attachments (10) will not be considered.