Best Performing Team Award


Introduced in 2013 this award celebrates the power of the many in driving breakthrough results and impact.




The Award is open to businesses and charities operating in Scotland. Social Enterprises & Corporate teams may apply.

Mixed gender teams can apply but a woman must be the driving force behind the team.

If you won the Best Performing Team of the Year Award last year then you are not eligible to enter the category this year.​

Entry is free for affiliate members and ASB direct members, and costs £50 per entry for non-members.

Application process

The application should be submitted via the ASB website (see Awards Home Page for full application process).

Applications MUST be accompanied by two endorsements/references (i.e. testimonial statement or letter)​.

Applications MUST include a photo of the applicant, suitable for use in the event the applicant is shortlisted as a finalist. 

Upload files must not exceed 1MB.

Criteria assessed (500 words max per criterion.)

  • Common focus in the team
  • Resources are allocated efficiently and processes are in place to ensure that the final objective is achieved
  • Concern with getting the job done
  • Effective communication
  • The team is able to solve problems
  • Trust displayed within team
  • Supportive teamwork

Make Your Application

  • Please read the Awards Application Guide in full before starting your application.
  • Open date for entries is 9am on Tuesday 30th April, 2019
  • Closing date for entries is Midnight on Sunday 30th June
  • Only online applications will be accepted.
  • Applicants are requested to upload a photo (individual or team) appropriate to the award applied for. This will only be used if selected as a finalist.
  • The shortlisted finalists will be asked to attend an interview with the judging panel, in Haymarket, Edinburgh, during the w/c Monday 22nd July, 2019.
  • Finalists are required to attend the Awards Dinner on Saturday 14th September, The Corn Exchange, Edinburgh.
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Online Awards Applications are closed.