Archive for October 2014

Ghouls and Gongs – Halloween honours special

As the candles begin to flicker in carefully crafted jack-o’-lanterns across the world there is an apparitional theme to this week’s blog. Looking back over the Queen’s Honours Lists, there is indeed a collection of ‘hallowed’ MBEs with a haunted connection of one sort or another.    The youngest person on the Honours Lists in…

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WTCC Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

The Tourism for Tomorrow Awards are one of the most prestigious accolades for any organisation involved in travel or tourism that is delivering economic, environmental, social and cultural benefits for the local community. They represent the gold standard in sustainable tourism. Finalists are invited to attend a gala dinner at the World Travel and Tourism…

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Legal Business Awards 2015

The UK’s leading law firms, in-house counsel and chambers should now turn their attention to the 18th annual Legal Business Awards. The awards shine a light on the country’s most talented legal professionals, enabling them to gain national recognition for their outstanding contribution to the legal sector. There are several types of category. There are…

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The Guardian University Awards 2015

Overview: The Guardian University awards enable UK Universities to showcase their achievements to a global audience. That’s right, entering The Guardian University Awards offers you the chance to share your successes and imaginative thinking with your peers, and boost your university’s profile in the media. The awards have been designed to recognise the value of…

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Honours for Apprenticeship Achievements

Since its arrival in 2005, The Apprentice and its synonymous catchphrase have blared out across televisions across the UK. While Lord Sugar and his ‘apprentices’ divide opinion, the determination and ingenuity displayed by the most capable contestants are qualities that can be found amongst a plethora of British people who have done much to embrace…

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Housing Maintenance Forum Awards Awards

Entering the National Housing Maintenance Forum Awards Awards is a great way to draw attention to your organisations’s strengths. But don’t forget that entering awards will also have an impact on your staff. Employees love having their work nominated for awards. Last year’s winners came from all across the country, so expect the competition to…

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The Sustainable City Awards

The sole aim of the Sustainable City Awards is to recognise and reward best practice in environmental management and sustainable leadership. With more than 250 businesses applying in 2014, this year’s competition is set to be a hotly contested affair. The awards are open to all organisations; the list of previous winners includes charities, community…

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The MCA Awards (Management Consultancies Association) 2015

The Management Consultancies Association Awards are the benchmark for quality in the the consulting industry. If you want to gain an advantage over your competitors – make sure you enter one or more of the 23 categories at this year’s MCA Awards. The MCA Awards also offer present a great opportunity for you to honour…

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Apply for an Ashden UK Award

The Ashden Awards reward organisations that deliver sustainable energy at the local level. This year the focus is on managing and reducing demand for energy.    What are they looking for? You should consider entering if you are demonstrating achievement in any of the following areas:   Demand reduction: through energy efficiency technology or behaviour…

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Women expected to scoop more than 50% of gongs in New Year Hours List

The 2014 New Year’s Honours List revealed an unusual surprise, with women taking a record 51% of all awards and we expect a similar majority in 2015. Last year’s List reflected how modern working life has changed to embrace the contribution of women at all levels, with famous faces such as Angela Lansbury and Penelope Keith becoming Dames for their…

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