Author Archives: SRA Editor

BEST RURAL INNOVATION AWARD

Scottish Rural Awards 2020 Award Criteria The Best Rural Innovation Award is designed to recognise innovation and entrepreneurship throughout rural Scotland. Who can enter? The Rural Enterprise and Innovation category is open to all individuals, small businesses and larger businesses operating in a rural environment. Nominees must have found success in developing an existing businessContinue Reading

RURAL HOSPITALITY AWARD

Scottish Rural Awards 2020 Award Criteria Scotland’s booming hospitality industry is continually growing and developing, with an abundance of high-quality accommodation, dining and leisure options. The Rural Hospitality Award recognises the very best in Scottish rural hospitality. Who can enter? The Rural Hospitality Award is open to nominations from hotels, B&Bs, self-catering accommodations, restaurants, cafes,Continue Reading

MOST SUSTAINABLE RURAL BUSINESS AWARD

Scottish Rural Awards 2020 Award Criteria The SRA’s Most Sustainable Rural Business Award champions small and medium-sized businesses for promoting biodiversity, sustainability and conservation. Scotland’s diverse landscape is home to a multitude of resources, and it has never been more crucial to ensure that these are safeguarded in a sustainable manner for the future. WhoContinue Reading

BEST RURAL EMPLOYER AWARD

Scottish Rural Awards 2020 Award Criteria The Best Rural Employer Award champions companies which actively seek to attract, invest in, retain and reward talent. The winning business will be one which reflects its rural values by fostering a true sense of belonging and community in the workplace. Who can enter? The Rural Employer category welcomesContinue Reading

BEST RURAL TOURISM INITIATIVE AWARD

Scottish Rural Awards 2020 Award Criteria Tourism in rural Scotland is not solely about visitor numbers; communication and attraction are just as important. The Best Rural Tourism Initiative Award seeks to identify the ways in which communities, projects and businesses in rural Scotland have utilised sustainable tourism in order to benefit their local areas. WhoContinue Reading

BEST SCOTTISH ARTISAN FOOD AWARD

SCOTTISH RURAL AWARDS 2020 AWARD CRITERIA The Best Scottish Artisan Food Award recognises enterprise, innovation and dedication in rural Scotland’s small and medium scale food producers and retailers. There is no single definition of artisan food, but artisan producers should understand and respect the raw materials with which they work. They should have mastered theContinue Reading