Call for entries for Stelios Award

If you’ve got a thriving business, easyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou could have just the opportunity for you.

The businessman’s annual Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UK is now accepting is now accepting entries. Run by the Stelios Philanthropic Foundation and Leonard Cheshire Disability, the award recognises the achievements and or disabled entrepreneurs across the country. The winning businessperson will receive a huge £50,000 cash prize.

Sir Stelios said: “I am passionate about encouraging entrepreneurship, and the previous winners of this award offer proof that there are many highly talented disabled entrepreneurs out there.

“With around 50 per cent of disabled adults out of work it is clear that there still is a long way to go. Removing the barriers disabled people face in business is essential, and I hope that the Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs goes some way to highlighting their achievements.

“We want to hear from talented disabled entrepreneurs who are able to show they have got what it takes to run a successful business and meet a real need in the market.”

If you think your business has what it takes, head to for more details on how to enter. The final date for applications is 26 October.

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