Archive for May 2014

Sleeping Giant Media wins Best Business in Kent award

The winners of the 2014 Best of the Best Business Awards have just been announced and Folkestone-based Sleeping Giant Media has added yet another prestigious award to their name – winning the Best Business (Kent) category. Having already won the 2014 Business of the Year at the Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce Business Awards news…

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National Outsourcing Association Awards 2014

Overview: When London’s Marriot Hotel in Grosvenor Square opens its doors on the evening of Thursday 20th November 2014 it will be the 11th edition of the National Outsourcing Association Awards – the premier awards for best practice in outsourcing in the UK. With some 500 delegates set to attend the event the stage is…

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Education Investor Awards 2014

Investment in education continues to enjoy significant growth globally and in the last year many UK-based private equity houses and venture capital outfits have been among those making the financial pages in the city and internationally. With this in mind, it seems likely that this year’s Education Investor enhance their reputation to attract investment in…

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The UK’s Got Talent!

Queen’s honours are awarded to individuals who use their skills, talents and expertise to put back into society and improve life for others. Every nominee is unique, with a different story to tell and a varied path to success, but there is one thing they all have in common – they are exceptional in some…

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Enter the European Diversity Awards 2014

Overview:  Nominations for the European Diversity Awards 2014 are now open. The awards recognise all aspects of diversity access the whole of Europe celebrating organisations and individuals that have shown innovation, creativity and commitment to equality, diversion and inclusion in 2014.    Organisations from all sectors and of every size pursue these awards. The list…

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Campaign Big Awards – Now accepting entries for 2014

Overview: The Campaign Big Awards recognise outstanding creative advertising across all media disciplines and channels. In their current format, the Big Awards were launched in 2008 when a number of single discipline awards –  run by Campaign – were merged into one unified multidisciplinary competition. This rich history means that these awards are well known to…

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Queen’s Awards for Enterprise 2015 open for entries

The 162 proud winners in 2014 ranged from small, innovative private companies selling their goods worldwide, to large FTSE companies building on their successes. Matthew Hancock, Skills and Enterprise Minister, encourages all companies to enter next year’s historic 50th Anniversary Queen’s Awards, saying “The fact that small businesses can share these honours with large household…

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The Licensing Awards 2014

There is little doubt that The Licensing Awards are hotly contested. Last year approaching 5,000 products were entered and the event attracted in excess of 1,300 retailers, licensees, licensors and industry specialists. The Licensing Awards cover all aspects of the UK licensing industry. There are awards for retailers, products, properties and marketing. Each type of…

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UK Bus Awards 2014 – Next Stop: National Recognition

For bus operators in the UK, the UK Bus Awards are a fantastic opportunity for service providers across the country to gain national recognition for delivering high quality bus services to customers. There have been a few adjustments to this year’s competition. The Eureka! Award is now called the Marketing Initiative of the Year Award,…

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Queen’s honour allocations revealed

Every five years the government sets a maximum number of awards that can be given out in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List every June and in the New Year Honours List. Over 2,600 honours are given each year across nine sectors. We can deduce many things from the official allocation chart (pictured above – source: Cabinet Office) that could help…

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