Entrepreneur's craft website British Craft House up for national award looking for UK's best small businesses

A CRAFT website set up by an entrepreneur from Lee-on-the-Solent has been shortlisted ofr a national award.

Wednesday, 7th April 2021, 4:50 pm
Susan Bonnar, from Lee-on-the-Solent, who runs The Great British Craft House.

The British Craft House, set up by Susan Bonnar, is one of five firms shortlisted for the New Kid on the Block category at this year’s Small Awards.

In its fifth year, The Small Awards is a nationwide search for the smallest and greatest firms in the UK, across all sectors. It is organised annually by Small Business Britain, which champions small businesses in the UK.

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Susan set up The British Craft House in 2019 and today it provides a platform for over 500 small independent businesses online to sell and grow.

Susan said: ‘I am thrilled that we have been shortlisted amongst such fabulous competition for this coveted award. We not only provide a platform for our sellers to trade from but also offer the support and advice for them to thrive and grow.’

Michelle Ovens CBE, founder of Small Business Britain, said: ‘After what has been a difficult year for the whole small business community, it has been inspirational to hear about phenomenal small businesses across the UK, and the determination and resilience they have shown throughout the pandemic.’

Judged by a panel of leading enterprise experts, the winners of all categories, along with the overall winner of Small Business of the Year, will be announced on May 13 at a virtual event.

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