Fiona Bruce will host Excellence in Business Awards

FIONA BRUCE, one of the biggest names in British television, will be the host of this year's Yorkshire Post Excellence in Business Awards.

Fiona Bruce will host the 2016 Yorkshire Post Excellence In Business Awards
Fiona Bruce will host the 2016 Yorkshire Post Excellence In Business Awards

Ms Bruce is an award-winning journalist who has appeared on a large number of prestigious news and current affairs shows. She will host our Excellence in Business Awards dinner, which will be held in Leeds on November 4. Book tickets now

It has also been announced today that the deadline for entering the awards has been extended to May 31. The awards, which were established in 2006, celebrate the incredible range of enterprises that have established a base in God’s Own County.

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The Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Greg Hands, will provide an insight into the Government’s economic strategy when he addresses the awards dinner later this year. Book tickets now

Greg Wright, The Yorkshire Post’s Deputy Business Editor, said: “We are thrilled to reveal that Fiona Bruce will host this year’s Yorkshire Post Excellence in Business Awards. She is a household name and her involvement reflects the importance of our awards to the regional economy.

“We’ve introduced a host of new awards this year, which reflect the way business is changing. For instance, we’re looking for diversity champions, and passionate supporters of apprenticeships.

“We welcome entries from companies of all shapes and sizes, and in multiple categories. This year’s awards are set to be the biggest ever.”

The main sponsors, who have supported the awards since their inception, are DLA Piper, PwC and Yorkshire Bank. The associate sponsors are Plusnet, The Sewell Group and Bradford University School of Management.