Businessman in awards chance

A SCARBOROUGH businessman is in the running for a major national award.

Paul Daley-Smith has been nominated for the 2011 bfa HSBC Franchisee of the Year awards.

He has been nominated alongside 14 other finalists from across the country, who will all make a presentation before the judging panel on July 27-28.

A winner from each of the five UK regions will be revealed at a prestigious black-tie event at the Birmingham NEC on Thursday September 29.

The overall winner will then be selected to pick up a prize of £5,000 at an event which will be held later on in the year.