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The ONE Competition 2015

The ONE Competition 2015 is searching for one lucky start up business to be in with the chance of winning a prize package of business support worth over £35,000!

  • 25/09/2015
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The ONE Competition 2015 is searching for one lucky start up business to be in with the chance of winning a prize package of business support worth over £35,000!

The competition is now in its sixth year and will give any new business that has been trading for under five years in Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire the chance to win a prize package worth over £35,000 of business support, advice, marketing and coaching over a 12 month period.

Previous winners include last year’s champions, The Foraging Fox, based in Bishop’s Stortford on the Essex and Hertfordshire border, Raw Nibbles, based in Glemsford and Suffolk based brewers, Calvors.

The lucky winner of THE ONE will win a prize package consisting of:

  • PR consultancy and implementation from Voice Communications to the value of £5,000
  • Design Consultancy from Phelan Barker to the value of £5,000
  • Website Consultancy from Rubber Cheese to the value of £5,000
  • On-line marketing from Climbing Trees to the value of £5,000
  • Accountancy advice and annual returns from LB Group to the value of £3,000
  • MyRuby call answering service for a year to the value of £1,500
  • Leadership and Management coaching package from Julie Clements (24 hours of one-to-one coaching) to the value of £3,500
  • Legal support from Goody Burrett Solicitors to the value of £4,000
  • Business consultancy package from Graham Broughton Consulting to the value of £2,500

“Winning THE ONE competition in 2014 was an incredible experience from start to finish. It has given us the platform to grow at a faster rate than we could ever have anticipated. To have have such a wealth of experience and talent behind you is simply invaluable.” Frankie & Desiree, The Foraging Fox

The judging panel is made up of a number of local professionals who are specialists in their field, including our very own Kelly Molson, Managing Director of Rubber Cheese! They will select a shortlist of finalists who will be invited to give a 45 minute presentation of their business idea at Layer Marney Tower, England’s tallest Tudor Gatehouse, the winner will be announced by the end of November 2015.

To be in with a chance of being crowned THE ONE 2015, complete the online entry form available at by Friday 30 October. Entrants will be required to provide a description of their business, product or service idea, details of their achievements to date as well as their ambitions and ideas about what they would use the prize package to achieve. Entry is only available to businesses which have been trading for less than five years and are based in Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Hertfordshire or Cambridgeshire.