Devon Eco Boutique based in Ottery St Mary, Devon has been shortlisted for the Bricks and Clicks Award for best multi channel small business at this year’s Small Awards .
Now in its seventh year, The Small Awards is a nationwide search for the smallest and greatest firms in the UK, across all sectors. It is organised annually by Small Business Britain, which champions, inspires and accelerates the nation’s 5.5 million small firms.
Devon Eco Boutique – Baby Boutique and eco gift shop was founded by Nicci Simpson in 2021 and aims to provide affordable planet friendly gifts for him, her and baby. Offering a carefully curated selection from UK brands and small independent businesses and makers bringing something truly unique to the high street. Devon Eco Boutique has been chosen as one of just eight finalists for the Bricks and Clicks Award for best multi channel small business that recognises small businesses that use multiple channels with innovation and skill to develop their business.
The Small Awards celebrate the dynamism and resilience of the UK’s small business sector, across everything from sustainability heroes, to digital stars, to long-standing family businesses. “The Small Awards is all about celebrating the incredible small business owners who are at the heart of the economy and communities,” said Michelle Ovens CBE, Founder of Small Business Britain “They are an opportunity to recognise and applaud the passion and tenacity of the nation’s small firms, particularly during such turbulent times.
“Nicci Simpson should be incredibly proud of being shortlisted for this award and we can’t wait to celebrate with her and Karl in May.”
“Our journey began as just an idea it’s incredible to be recognised as being award worthy” Nicci Simpson
Judged by a panel of industry experts, the winners of all categories, along with the overall winner of Small Business of the Year, will be announced at a glittering awards night in London on 18 May 2022
This event follows the incredible return of the in-person Small Awards ceremony last year, which had been held online during the pandemic. The ceremony will this year be held at St Mary’s church in London, with plans underway for a night of entertainment, inspiration and celebration for UK’s greatest small businesses.