UK honours system open to anyone in the world

Awards, News, Honours

I wanted to shed some light on the rules around making Queen’s honours nominations for worthy people who are either UK citizens and live abroad or are not UK citizens. We receive loads of calls from people and the media about this and the rules are clear:You can nominate anyone for

Queen's honours judging process explained

Features, Honours

The Queen’s honours judging process is something that is considered by many to be a bit of a mystery. In reality it follows a clear path but completion of the nomination form and the gathering of letters of support is a long and time-consuming task to do well.

Go behind the scenes at Buckingham Palace...

News, Honours

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. 

BBC Breakfast - How to get a Queen's Honour, MBE, OBE, CBE, knighthood

Features, Honours

Listen to our Managing Director, Mark Llewellyn-Slade talking to BBC Breakfast about the Queen's Birthday Honours List 2015.

Queen's Birthday Honours - BBC Radio Interview

Features, Honours

Listen to our Managing Director Mark Llewellyn-Slade on the BBC talking about the forthcoming Queen’s Birthday Honours List on Saturday 13th June. Find out more about the type of people that get honours and how to nominate someone yourself. Look out for more insights from Mark

Queen's honour allocations revealed

Features, Honours

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. Around 2,600 honours are given each year across nine sectors.We can deduce many things from the official allocation

Business supremos get the gongs...

Awards, Honours

Unless you attended a two-day party in an underground bunker over New Year, you will have struggled to miss the media hype that is the New Year Honours List.While it is often well-known actors and celebrities who capture the majority of attention, which is understandable as they add a

2016 New Years Honours List

Features, Honours

With letters set to go out from the Cabinet Office over the coming days to those being awarded an honour in the New Year list, here’s a few household names I think deserve to be on that list:Simon CowellLove him or loath him, there’s more to Simon than you might think and I

Who is on The Queen's Birthday Honours List 2015?

Awards, Honours

The Queen's Birthday Honours List is about to be announced and excitement is building, but what we all want to know is who will be on The List? Well, we already know Lenny Henry is about to be knighted, but who will be joining him in the most exclusive group of high achievers

Exclusive BBC Radio interview - Birthday Honours List

Features, Honours

With just a few weeks to go until the 2015 Queen’s birthday honours list is revealed, listen to a BBC radio interview with our managing director, Mark Llewellyn-Slade, recorded on the announcement day of the 2014 birthday honours list.For a free assessment of your nominees chances


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