Cause4 shortlisted in four categories for the Great British Entrepreneur Awards

13th October, 2014

Social enterprise Cause4 has been shortlisted in four categories at the 2014 Great British Entrepreneur Awards.

Cause4 CEO Michelle Wright is up against strong fields in the categories of: Service Industry Entrepreneur of the Year, Social Enterprise Entrepreneur of the Year (UK), Social Enterprise Entrepreneur of the Year (International) and Small Business Entrepreneur of the Year.

Commenting on being shortlisted for the awards, Cause4 CEO Michelle Wright, said: The past year, 2013-2014, has been an incredible one of growth for Cause4. We have grown turnover by 200% and doubled our staff team, as well as raising over £36m in funding for charities. Last year our work reached some 45,000 beneficiaries, from supporting young people into employment, to ensuring people get the care they need at the end of their life. These nominations are a great endorsement for the work of this talented team.”

Simon Burton, founder of the Great British Entrepreneur Awards, said: “The entries we have received for the Great British Entrepreneur Awards can only be described as awe inspiring. The quality has been outstanding. The judges have had the extremely difficult task of whittling the great and good of the entrepreneurial community down to the very best and we are delighted by the companies that have made the shortlist.”

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