Entries Open for A-Plan’s Local Business Charity Awards 2018

Entries are now open for the Oxfordshire Local Business Charity Awards, sponsored by A-Plan and the risk manager & insurance broker, Jelf.

The awards, which have been held annually in neighbouring Gloucestershire since 2014, recognise the support given to local charities by Oxfordshire businesses. There are three awards to enter:

The A-Plan Award  – entries are invited from Oxfordshire charities -with an annual income less than £200,000 – nominating an Oxfordshire business that supports them. If the nominated company wins, the charity will receive £1000.

The Jelf Award – entries are invited from Oxfordshire charities – with an annual income exceeding £200,000 – nominating an Oxfordshire business that supports them.  If the nominated company wins, the charity will receive £1000.

The Individual Award – entries are invited from Oxfordshire charities nominating an individual for their personal dedication and contribution to that charity. The winner receives a £300 weekend away.

The judges for the Local Business Charity Awards (Oxfordshire) will be:

  • Carl Shuker, CEO, A-Plan.
  • Tim Stevenson OBE, Lord-Lieutenant of Oxfordshire.
  • Robert Courts, MP for Witney.
  • John Carter, Editor, Oxford Mail.
  • Jeremy Wilson, Area MD, Jelf.

A-Plan CEO, Carl Shuker, explains: “As one of the UK’s high street insurance brokers, dedicated to providing a highly personal service to the local communities in which we operate, we’re enormously proud to be supporting the Local Business Charity Awards in Oxfordshire. With eight branches across the county and our headquarters in Witney, we look forward to discovering more about the charities – their projects, staff and volunteers – working throughout the region. Very best of luck to all the entrants.”

The awards are now open for entries: www.localbusinesscharityawards.co.uk/Oxfordshire