Deadline for Queen’s Awards approaching fast Published: 22 September, 2006
SEAFOOD companies wishing to enter the 2007 Queens Awards for Enterprise are being reminded that the deadline is approaching fast. Applications from successful businesses, and nominations for individual recipients of The Queens Award for Enterprise Promotion, must be received by midnight on October 31.
The Queens Awards for Enterprise are the UKs most prestigious Awards for business-related achievement. There are three business Award categories: International Trade, Innovation and Sustainable Development; and one for individuals: The Queens Award for Enterprise Promotion.
The business categories of The Queens Awards for Enterprise are open to any UK based firm with two or more full-time employees. Organisations should apply for a Queens Award if they can demonstrate outstanding or continuous achievement and commercial success in any of three categories: International Trade; Innovation; and Sustainable Development. There is no limit on the number of Awards granted each year.
The Queens Award for Enterprise Promotion is a relatively new award for outstanding individuals who inspire and encourage budding entrepreneurs. Candidates for this award cannot apply themselves, but must be nominated by others. Up to ten Awards are granted each year, plus one Lifetime Achievement Award, if a suitable individual is nominated.
Winners and recipients of any Queens Award benefit from extensive publicity and increased recognition in their field. Past business Awards winners have also reported significant boosts to staff morale, credibility and sales.
For more details on how to apply for a business Award, or nominate an individual for The Queens Award for Enterprise Promotion, visit www.queensawards.org.uk or call 08705 13 44 86.
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