Archive for March 2014

Honours list encourages equality

While the victory for woman received almost universal praise in the 2014 Queen’s honours list, the reaction from the pink press was, as is often the case, much more mixed. Honours and the gay agenda are hot topics for both the pink and mainstream media. In case you didn’t see a newspaper at the beginning…

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Best of the Best Business Awards

Do you get frustrated when your larger competitors win awards that you know you could have won if it was a fair fight? The good news is that if you enter the Best of the Best Business Awards you won’t be competing against large national or international organisations that have an unfair advantage over your…

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International Fund & Product Awards 2014

Financial products and services distributed internationally through independent financial advisers, brokers or wealth managers are the primary focus of the International Fund and Product Awards. With such a wide-range of products and service options available to consumers worldwide, an award can go along way to convincing potential clients to choose your services. If you are…

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Inspirational entrepreneurs get the gongs

Enterprise is one of the most important achievements that is recognised with Queen’s honours like an MBE or OBE. Creating jobs and supporting economic issues, overcoming challenges and demonstrating endless reserves of determination makes a great nomination, and these often prove irresistible to the honours committees. The most recent honours list yet again featured the names of many individuals…

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Best Factory Awards 2014

The British Factory Awards are hailed by many as “the oscars” of manufacturing in the UK. They are run in conduction with the Cranfield School of Management, and since their introduction in 1992 over 1600 manufacturing plants have entered this annual competition. While one of Elton John’s parties does not follow the event, there are…

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Constructing Excellence Awards 2014

This is a final call to any firm operating the construction industry based in London and South East England – The final deadline for entering this year’s Constructing Excellence Awards in London and the South East is fast approaching.    Since their inception in 2007, the awards have become one of the leading built environment…

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Honours ‘upgrades’ for achievers

There are a number of people in the recent Honours List who picked up an honour for a second time – an ‘upgrade’ if you like. Generally, if an individual has already recieved an honour, they may be considered for an ‘upgrade’ for one of the following reasons; either they have gone on to achieve…

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How to build a world-class reputation

A good reputation is not just skin deep.  To make reputation really work for you it needs to become part of your corporate or individual culture. So how do you go about achieving this? PR or reputation management as we often refer to it are sometimes seen as black arts, difficult to manage and unpredictable.…

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Final call – Network Rail Partnership Awards

Time is running out to enter this year’s Network Rail Partnership Awards.   The awards are open to all organisations and individuals (excluding Network Rail and its employees) who worked with Network Rail from January 2013 until April 2014. The Network Rail Partnership Awards are an integral part of their strategy for achieving better collaborative…

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