New Drum Design Awards open for business

1) Overview – The Drum Design Awards are an exciting new addition to the Drum’s awards programme. The Drum believes that the core disciplines that have made the profession what it is today are more relevant now than ever before. The Drum Design Awards have been created to honour and celebrate those core disciplines.  …

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LATEST – Webby Awards Deadline Extended

Despite the growth in the number of web awards the Webby Awards remain one of the most well-recognised and highly-prized. The 2012 Webby Awards received some 1,000 applications from over 60 countries.    Now in their 18th edition, the Webby Awards have evolved to incorporate the latest trends and developments. This year there are now…

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Honours upgrade for Barry Dodd OBE, founder of the GSM Group

It is not uncommon for people who have previously received a queen’s honour to later receive a higher award, but this only happens when their have been significant developments in their achievements. There are many instances of this happening more and more for individuals.    One such individual in the New Year’s list is Barry…

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MBE for Sikh Community Leader, Dr Sadhu Singh Gakhal

Over the last few years many individuals have received honours for faith and interfaith work. These awards have recognised and highlighted some of the most valuable contributions made by individuals and organisations across the UK.    Among those receiving Queen’s Honours for such important work is Dr Sadhu Singh Gakhal, one of 16 Indian-origin men…

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Three Netmums founders receive OBEs

The three founders of the parental support website, Netmums, have received OBEs in the New Year Honours List. Sarah Russell, Siobhan Freegard and Cathy Court (pictured above) set up the site when their eldest sons were in the same toddler group in Harrow.    “It really doesn’t feel like an individual award. It’s as if…

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Damehood for Alison Carnwath, leading FTSE 100 executive

The New Year honours list has for the first time featured the names of more women than men – It’s only taken a 100 years but a notable achievement nonetheless! Indeed, the proportion of higher honours awarded to women has doubled in the last 10 years – things are undoubtedly looking up.    Among those…

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