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Local firm scoops national award

Local firm scoops national award

Midlands based Ask the Chameleon is celebrating success as it won the Micro Business of the Year, from a record breaking 108 shortlisted companies for the British Business Awards 2022.

Organised by , this year over 450 applications from 355 companies across the UK were received, noting the "resilience, innovation, adaptability and leadership" displayed by the small business community in the applications for the prestigious awards.

Awarded by Liz Barclay the UK Small Business Commissioner, the judges said

"Ask the Chameleon is making a significant contribution to a much needed field, delivering a hugely valuable service for small, medium and large enterprises, demonstrated by the £36.1m secured to date. We were particularly impressed with the achievements of the UK Swap Shop, the tender ebulletin and the retainer model in this space"

Supermodel-turned-businesswoman Caprice Bourret hosted the Awards at London’s prestigious King’s Place venue, attended by over 200 businesses. Tania Ferreira, portfolio director at British Business Awards 2022 organiser Stubben Edge, said:

“We were absolutely delighted to be back in-person to celebrate the success of some of the most resilient, innovative and agile UK small businesses. It is an honour to be part of a project that aims to inspire, celebrate, connect and give hope to the small business and entrepreneurs working so hard to make their passion and dream a reality. Congratulations to all the nominees and winners.”

Rachel said

"To have been chosen from such a fantastic group of small businesses and to fly the flag for micro firms from outside London gives me immense pride. The judges particularly highlighted our collective support of each other through the Swap Shop during Covid, which was the icing on the cake. The economic situation is tough, yet the room was filled with passionate forward-thinking businesses who are prepared to weather the coming storms and grow their businesses. I was so proud to be among them."

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