Still not entered your stellar staff into the 2016 Sales Assistant of the Year awards? Don’t fret, the entry deadline has been extended by one more week, until 25 August.

The awards, run by Convenience Store, celebrate and reward the vital role that staff play in terms of customer service, community engagement, in-store standards and much more.

Shopfloor staff, checkout operators and supervisors are all eligible to enter one of the five following categories: The Independent sector, the Multiple sector, the Multiple Symbol sector, the Co-operative sector and the Forecourt sector.

The overall winner will receive £1,000, while each category winner will get £500.

An additional £250 will also go to the Community Hero. The manager who nominated the overall winner will also receive £250.

The deadline for entries is 25 August so don’t delay!

The Awards ceremony will take place on Tuesday 8 November at The Dorchester in London.

Entering couldn’t be easier, just visit the website for more info.