NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards announces Robert Half as a National Partner

Robert Half joins NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards’ as a National Partner for the 2018 programme.

Founded in 1948, Robert Half pioneered specialised recruitment services and today is the world’s leader in helping companies hire accounting and finance, financial services, technology, marketing and administrative professionals on a temporary, contract and permanent basis.

Robert Half joins the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards as it embarks on its sixth year, acknowledging and celebrating the hard work and inspiring stories of British entrepreneurs and businesses in Great Britain.

The Awards have celebrated some outstanding entrepreneurs who have gone on to become household names, including: Julie Deane OBE of Cambridge Satchel Company, James Watt of BrewDog, Shaun Pulfrey of Tangle Teezer, and Hannah & Sophie Pycroft of Spectrum Collections.

With continued support, the 2018 programme will see the awards held in five cities – Birmingham, Cardiff, Edinburgh, London and Manchester.

Co-Founder of the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards, Francesca James, said: “We’re thrilled to have Robert Half join us as a national partner for the 2018 awards programme.

“Hiring the right people to support you and your business is a vital aspect of being an entrepreneur, so we are delighted to be working with Robert Half, who have a particular expertise when it comes to this aspect of running a business.”

Matt Weston, UK Managing Director, Robert Half said: “Entrepreneurs and small business owners are the backbone of the UK Economy. Business creation in the UK is at an all-time high and entrepreneurs need help and support to thrive. It’s a career that takes remarkable perseverance, self-belief and can be beset by limitless obstacles. As such, providing recognition to entrepreneurs’ impact, innovation, integrity and performance is vitally important.

“Starting a business is a huge undertaking at any time, but these are not normal times as the UK is in a war for talent. Businesses of all sizes are battling to secure the scarce talent they need to grow and prosper. At Robert Half, we understand the challenges that entrepreneurs face, especially in finding qualified, skilled professionals, and we’re dedicated to supporting the business leaders who will be powering tomorrow’s economy. We are passionate about supporting start-up and small businesses across the UK, which is why we’re supporting the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards.”

Following a hugely successful 2017 programme, the Awards are now open for entries in 2018. National finals will be held in Birmingham, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Manchester, and London, and will celebrate entrepreneurship across 12 categories including Start-Up, Creative Industries, Innovation and Young.

The NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards are now open for entries, and you can enter here.