Queen’s honours judging process explained

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.  Take a look at our infographic, which shows the step–by–step judging…

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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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UK honours system open to anyone in the world

With the election out of the way, if not the repercussions, it’s time to turn our attention to the Queen’s Birthday Honours List which is due to be announced this Saturday. I’ll be in touch with my predictions for the upcoming list later this week. Before doing so I wanted to shed some light on…

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Ones to watch for honours on Saturday…

With the Queen’s Birthday Honours List due to be announced this Saturday, here are five people in the media spotlight to watch for honours this weekend or on future lists. As well as celebrities, I predict that over 80% of recipients will be ‘extraordinary, ordinary people’ doing great work in the community or leaders in…

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Queen’s Honours: Very Important Update

Prime Minister, Theresa May, recently made a very important announcement regarding the honours system. I would go so far as to say it’s the most important announcement in a decade or more if you are interested in making an honours nomination. She said that, from now on, she wants to highlight and reward people who fit…

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Sir Philip Green and the BHS debacle

Here’s a few loosely transcribed soundbites from a couple of BBC interviews I did recently about ‘Greengate’ along with recordings of the full interviews (just click on the pictures): Sir Philip Green chatting “As the dust begins to settle after the near public flogging Sir Philip received yesterday from the likes of Frank Field MP…

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