New Butchery Business of the Year

This award is for new entrants to the butchery business and is open to any shop opened within the last two years from 1 June 2017. Please note, this category does not apply to existing businesses opening a new branch.

Please cover the following criteria in your entry submission:

  • Describe your shop, including the size and turnover, highlighting any special or innovative features
  • How many staff does the shop employ? and what staff progression procedures are in place? Such as training
  • How is the shop marketed and promoted?
  • How has the business changed since launch? and what plans are in place to continue to grow your operations?
  • What inspired you to open the shop and come into the butchery trade?
  • Describe your sourcing/supply chain structures
  • What initiatives have you undertaken in the last year? – e.g National Butchers’ Week
  • Tell us about your involvement in the local community