Archive for February 2015

Queen’s honours – go behind the scenes at Buckingham Palace

The Queen’s honours process recognises the outstanding achievements of people across all walks of life.  Coordinated by the Central Chancery, thousands of medals are given out by the Queen and her representatives during 20 investiture ceremonies taking place each year.  Learn more about the type of medals, process and etiquette of receiving a gong such as…

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House of Lords Feedback Petition

Please sign our e-petition: House of Lords to Provide Feedback to Unsuccessful Applicants. Click on the following link to sign: http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/74769 Signing this petition will help to make the application process for Independent Cross-Bench Peers, or ‘People’s Peers’ as they are often called, more transparent, enabling people to learn from the experience and address any…

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Charity champions get the gongs

Charity champions are a true mainstay of the Queen’s Honours List, with a range of individuals recognised every year – from those working at a local level, through to CEO’s who’s charitable organisations have had an impact globally. The Honours List is a chance for us all to recognise their success and celebrate their truly…

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Observer Ethical Awards 2015

Often known as ‘The Green Oscars’ the Observer Ethical Awards are celebrating their 10th anniversary this year. The Awards were launched to celebrate good people were doing brilliant things to bring environmental and social justice to the UK.  There are many benefits to be gained from winning this prestigoues award, including being profiled in the…

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Online Retail Awards 2015

The Online Retail Awards are international, impartial, independent business awards that can be won by online retailers of any size anywhere in the world. If you sell products or services to consumers online, then you are eligible to enter the Online Retail Awards.    Who can enter? The Online Retail Awards are open to any…

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Inspiring Women Awards 2015

The Inspiring Women Awards return this year for the 23rd time. The Awards celebrate women from across the North West of the UK and Wales in a range of different categories. Down the years The Inspiring Women Awards, have raised thousands of pounds for countless charities. In 2010 The Awards’ founder Jacqueline Hughes Lundy launched…

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Pension Scheme of the Year Awards 2015

The Pension Scheme of the Year Awards recognise excellence within UK workplace pension schemes. Now in their 15th year, the awards ceremony is well-established fixture in the industry’s calendar, bringing together providers, managers and advisors to celebrate the finest work.   To ensure organisations compete with those of a similar size, the DC and DB…

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80% of Lords have a Queen’s honour

For many people being appointed to the House of Lords is a defining moment in their life. And rightly so, becoming a member of the Upper House and sitting alongside an illustrious group of high-achievers is a life-changing event. Another life-changing event is having the privilege of being invited to Buckingham Palace and being awarded…

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Best in Biz Awards International 2015

Now in its third year, Best in Biz Awards International has retained its unique status of being the only global business awards program judged solely by members of the press and industry analysts. Best in Biz Awards is currently conferred in two programs: North America and International. The North American program runs from June until…

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Best in Biz Awards International 2015

Now in its third year, Best in Biz Awards International has retained its unique status of being the only global business awards program judged solely by members of the press and industry analysts. Best in Biz Awards is currently conferred in two programs: North America and International. The North American program runs from June until…

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