Nominations are open up for this year’s Black British Business Awards, an annual party that celebrates the achievements of some of the country’s top corporate bosses and entrepreneurs.

Now in its eighth 12 months, the awards highlight “commercial excellence” among black gurus in six areas: arts and media purchaser and luxurious start out-ups fiscal expert services expert expert services and STEM (science, tech, engineering and maths).

A “rising star” and “senior leader” award will be presented for each classification for the duration of a electronic ceremony in October.

Sophie Chandauka, co-founder of the awards, mentioned: “This is a group that has remained resilient and centered on contributing to the British isles overall economy in the experience of a pandemic, racial unrest and personal discomfort. This is our time to reward and recognise these unsung heroes.”