Archive for February 2014

From criminal record to Queen’s honour…

It is perhaps one of the greatest features of the honours system, that a previous criminal record has little bearing on the likelihood of receiving a Queen’s honour. Quite rightly, endless punishment is no longer a feature of our justice system or our society, and the meritocratic honours process is no exception to this rule.…

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The Grocer Gold Awards 2014

There is not long left to enter this year’s Grocer Gold Awards, a venerated staple of the FMCG retail sector’s calendar. So yes, it’s time you stepped up to the plate, savoured the moment, had a drink to toast your success and made your competitors eat humble pie – all puns intended. This year the flavour…

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British Renewable Energy Awards 2014

Renewable energy is firmly on the agenda of today. The UK faces potential energy shortages as soon as the year 2017. And despite the government’s recent commitment to building a new generation of nuclear plants, energy from renewable sources is essential to avoiding rolling blackouts and a repeat of the crises that plagued the 1970s. …

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BT Retail Week Awards 2014

The BT Retail Week Technology Awards are one of the most prestigious awards in the industry. The winners are held in high esteem and its annual awards ceremony always sells out.    If you have been developing and implementing innovative retail solutions, this is your chance to gain internal and external recognition for being at…

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Top honours for people of Indian origin

A broad range of people of Indian origin, including entrepreneurs, healthcare professionals, educationalists and faith leaders were among those receiving honours at New Year for their exceptional contributions to the community.    Most notably, Asha Khemka was awarded a Damehood for her services to education. She is only the second woman of Indian origin to…

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Global Recruiter Industry Awards 2014

For the past five years The Global Recruiter Industry Awards have celebrated the best of the best in recruitment. Each year the awards have highlighted the best performing recruiters from across the globe. The Global Recruiter Industry Awards culminate in a fantastic evening at London’s Cafe de Paris. Entering the awards is free, so there is…

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The British Insurance Awards 2014

The British Insurance Awards, now in its 20th year, is firmly established as one of the highest accolades in the industry. Over the last two decades, the British Insurance Awards have raised standards across the industry by showcasing top class performance, best practice and innovation.   In honour of this landmark year, two new categories…

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Awards For Excellence In Recycling and Waste Management

The Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management recognise innovation and commitment to sustainable and responsible business practices. The awards are open to organisations of any size from both the public and private sector.    If you are a progressive local authority, waste management provider or a commercial organisation focused on sustainability, The Awards…

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The Charity Awards 2014

Now in its 15th year, The Charity Awards is a year-round programme that uses our portfolio of magazines, reports, events and our website to celebrate and highlight best practice across the sector.  It culminates in a glittering gala dinner at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Thursday 12th June, but is much more than just one…

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How to get a Queen’s honour

As the world’s leading Queen’s honours nomination drafting experts, the three questions we are most frequently asked are: 1. What sort of people get a Queen’s honour? The honours system recognises people who’ve made great achievements in public lifeand people who’ve committed themselves to serving Britain. They will usuallyhave made life better for other people…

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