Try the new

PLC Awards 2012

In this issue

- Midmarket shows it can shine amid gloom
- Vote online. Make your choice in all seven categories at: www.plc-awards.

Midmarket shines amid the gloom

PLC Awards logo

It is the time of year for FT readers to help choose the UK’s best small and medium-sized companies

Shortlist: Company of the Year

For a company that has clearly demonstrated success is not just a short-term phenomenon

Entrepreneur of the Year

The winner will have demonstrated continued leadership of the business

New Company of the Year

For companies that joined the London Stock Exchange main market in 2011

Best Technology

The winning company will be able to demonstrate significant innovation either in terms of the technology itself or its application

Achievement in Sustainability

This award recognises accomplishments in one or more of the three key areas of economic, environmental and social sustainability

Innovation: Turnround of the Year

This award encompasses companies that have completed the most innovative turnaround of the year in a way likely to save or substantially improve the business

Best Investor Communication

This shortlist is based on independent research and scoring of the annual report (print and online) and website