NFU Mutual’s Inspirational Young Person Award 2018


Entries and nominations are being sought for a new award that recognises the incredible talent and dedication being shown by Scotland’s young people within the food and drink sector. This brand-new award is designed to bring out the inspirational stories of young people aged between 16 and 26 who own, work or study within businesses in the food and drink sector, and are driving success within the Scottish food and drink industry.


The winners of the ‘NFU Mutual and Scotland Food & Drink Inspirational Young Person Award 2018’ will be announced during Scottish Food and Drink Fortnight in September 2018 as part of the Year of Young People celebrations. The award aims to highlight not only the enormous contribution that young people make to Scotland’s food and drink businesses, but also the importance of the sector to the wider economy.


Please complete the form below and submit along with a description as to why you are nominating your chosen individual for the NFU Mutual’s Inspirational Young Person Award 2018.


See below for entry requirements and terms and conditions.

NFU Mutual’s Inspirational Young Person Award 2018

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Terms and Conditions for NFU Mutual’s Inspirational Young Person Award 2018.

  1. This award is open to all students, employees, partners or owners of businesses in Scotland aged between 16 and 26 working within the Food and Drink industry and excludes employees and agents of NFU Mutual (as defined below) or their families or anyone with any professional association with this promotion.
  2. Nominations for the Award are made by submitting a completed entry form from the Scotland Food and Drink fortnight website or emailing Food& or by posting a hard copy to Brian Lochhead, NFU Mutual, Centenary House, 69 Wellington Street, Glasgow, G2 6HG
  3. NFU Mutual accepts no responsibility for incorrectly completed, lost or delayed entries. By entering, all entrants will be deemed to accept these terms and conditions.
  4. The prizes are: £500 first place, £300 second place, £200 third place. The prize is non-transferable.
  5. The competition winners will be announced during Scotland Food Fortnight 1st – 18th September 2018. Entries received after 11.59pm on 31/07/2018 will not be considered in the competition. The winner will be selected by a panel of judges with relevant expertise.
  6. The winner will be notified by telephone or email during food fortnight week. Once the prizes are accepted, they will be presented to the winners by NFU Mutual.
  7. The prize is awarded conditionally upon acceptance and if a winner is unable to be contacted after a reasonable period or if the prize is unclaimed within a reasonable period, the prize shall be deemed as unclaimed or unaccepted and a supplemental winner may be drawn at NFU Mutual’s discretion.
  8. The winner may be required to participate in publicity connected with this prize draw and it is a condition of entry that the winner agrees to their name and county or residence being made publicly available if they win.
  9. The winner will be announced on the competition webpage, through NFU Mutual social media and using the local press.
  10. NFU Mutual’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  11. NFU Mutual reserves the right to suspend, withdraw or amend this promotion and / or review and revise these terms and conditions in whole or in part at any time without prior notice or compensation and entrants will be deemed to have agreed to any such new or amended terms.
  12. If any provision of these terms and conditions is held invalid by any law, rule, order or determination of any court of a competent jurisdiction, such invalidity shall not affect the enforceability of any other provision not held to be invalid.
  13. Entrants’ data will be collected, held and processed by NFU Mutual in accordance with Data Protection Regulations for the purpose of administering this award. You can view our privacy policy on the NFU Mutual website. Your personal data will not be disclosed to any third party outside of the NFU Mutual Group for marketing purposes.
  14. The promoter of this prize draw is The National Farmers Union Mutual Insurance Society Limited (“NFU Mutual”) (company number 111982) whose registered office address is Tiddington Road, Stratford Upon Avon, Warwickshire, England CV37 7BJ.
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