The Allica Bank Great British Entrepreneur Awards, hailed as the “Grammys of entrepreneurship” by notable winner Steven Bartlett, is now open for entries for the 2024 competition.

Recognised for uncovering and honouring the UK’s most innovative and impactful entrepreneurs, these awards provide a platform for ambitious business founders to showcase their vision and accomplishments.

Since its inception, the Great British Entrepreneur Awards have set the standard for entrepreneurial excellence, innovation, and achievement. With over 5,000 entries received last year alone, the gala final event has become a highlight in the British business calendar, attracting over 1,500 attendees, including investors, thought leaders, and media representatives.

Celebrating Achievement

Last year’s overall winner, Ben Maruthappu, Founder and CEO of Cera, a digital-first home healthcare company, expressed gratitude for the recognition of his team’s hard work. With over 50,000 patient appointments delivered daily, Ben’s success exemplifies the entrepreneurial spirit celebrated by the awards.

Entrepreneurs from all sectors are encouraged to apply, with entries open until May 31st. The awards feature a diverse range of categories, including Start-Up, Scale-Up, Purpose, Innovation, Veteran, and Un-retirement, ensuring that entrepreneurial ventures across the UK are recognised and celebrated.

Past winners, including Varun Bhanot from Magic AI and James Watt from BrewDog, have also praised the transformative impact of the awards on their businesses and personal growth, underscoring the importance of recognition within the entrepreneurial community.

How to Enter

Entrants can submit their applications online through the Great British Entrepreneur Awards website at With a history of uncovering and celebrating entrepreneurial talent, these awards provide a unique opportunity for entrepreneurs to gain recognition, build networks, and showcase their achievements on a national platform.