Archive for June 2014

Final chance to enter the 2014 PRide Awards

The PRide provide a great opportunity for leading public relations teams and consultancies in the UK to demonstrate their commitment to excellence and best practice. Agencies entering the PRide Awards go into one of nine regional competitions with the winners announced at UK-wide award events. If you want enter you will need to move fast…

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British Accountancy Awards 2014

When 500 guests from practices all over the country come together on 25th November 2014 it will be the fourth edition of the British Accountancy Awards. Attendees and winners come from practices of ervery size from small local firms to the larger regional, national and global organisations. The awards and the criteria to which applicants…

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workingmums.co.uk Top Employer Awards

The workingmums.co.uk Top Employer awards are currently accepting applications for the 5th edition of these awards. The awards aim to celebrate best practice in smart working and advancing women in the workplace. In keeping with the ethos of these awards, they are open to all organisations. The key determining factor for these awards is the…

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UK IT Industry Awards 2014

On 12th November 2014 the UK IT industry will gather in London’s Battersea Park for the biggest awards ceremony celebrating the achievements of IT professionals – The UK IT Industry Awards, organised by the Chartered Institute for IT. Last year over a thousand IT professionals attended a fantastic night of celebration hosted by Jimmy Carr.…

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MBE for multicultural greeting card company founder Jessica Huie

It is often the quiet achievers on the Queen’s Honours List who provide us with the most inspirational tales. For Jessica Huie (pictured above) a 34 year-old entrepreneur with a social conscience, this speculation certainly holds true. Her launch of Colorblind Cards in 2007 brought diversity to the UK greeting cards market for the very first…

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Highest honour for one of the UK’s leading professors

We are delighted to report that Professor Michael Owen, one of the UK’s leading academics, has been honoured with a knighthood in the Birthday Honours Lists for his outstanding contribution to neuroscience and mental health. Commenting on receiving his KBE, he said the award was recognition of the work the university had done to “put…

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Belinda Parmar awarded OBE for services to women in technology

There are many words used to describe the work of those receiving Queen’s Honours: influential, innovative and unique spring to mind. Belinda Parmar, CEO of Lady Geek and founder of the social enterprise Little Miss Geek, epitomises all three.     Lady Geek is a creative agency that has transformed the way companies communicate and…

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CBE for mobile banking pioneer Alistair Lukies

Mobile banking pioneer Alistair Lukies, the co-founder of Monitise – one of the hottest tech companies in the UK – has been made a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) for his services to banking and charity.    Alistair is no stranger to awards and recognition. In 2006 he was recognised as a ‘Technology Pioneer’…

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The truth about Queen’s honours revealed…

Over a thousand individuals across the UK will have now opened perhaps the most significant and jaw dropping letter they have ever received – a letter from Her Majesty The Queen inviting them to accept an honour for their achievements and to take their place on the 2014 Birthday Honours List, publicly announced on 14…

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Global Freight Awards 2014

Overview: Entering the Global Awards is one of the most cost effective methods of gaining recognition for industry leading contributions to the freight industry and they are pursued by some of the biggest names in global logistics. Last year, Ideal International claimed the Customer Care Award, Norbert Dentressangle won the Road Freight Award and Homebase…

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