Tuesday, 7 August 2012

The Queen's Awards for Enterprise

The Queen's Awards for Enterprise are highly prestigious awards for outstanding achievement by UK businesses in the categories of Innovation, International Trade and Sustainable Development. The Queen's Award for Enterprise Promotion is awarded to individuals.

The closing date for entries for the 2013 Awards is 28 September 2012. Enter for a Queen's Award with the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills.

The awards are made annually by HM The Queen, and are only given for the highest levels of excellence demonstrated in each category. They are judged to a demanding level and winners receive a number of benefits and worldwide recognition.

Previous corporate winners have come from a diverse selection of business sectors and have included large and small businesses. Recipients of the individual award have been from varied social and professional backgrounds.

See further details here.

This guide describes the three business categories and the individual award category, and gives information on eligibility, criteria and how you can enter. It also gives details of the benefits of entering for and winning an award, as well as explaining the judging processes.