Queen’s Awards applications open

23 Jun 2018

Applications for the Queen's Awards for Enterprise are open.

First established in 1966, the awards recognise and encourage outstanding achievement in innovation, international trade, sustainable development, and promoting opportunity through social mobility.

To apply for the Queen’s Award for Enterprise your organisation must:

  • be based in the UK (including the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man)
  • file its Company Tax Returns with HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC)
  • be a self-contained enterprise that markets its own products or services and is under its own management
  • have at least 2 ful
    l-time UK employees or part-time equivalents
  • demonstrate strong corporate social responsibility

Your organisation can be business or non-profit. Each of the award categories has additional entry criteria.

If you win you will be

 able to fly The Queen’s Award flag at your main office, and use the emblem on your marketing materials. The awards are valid for 5 years and winners have reported benefiting from worldwide recognition, increased commercial value, greater press coverage and a boost to staff morale.

For more information and to apply, visit https://www.gov.uk/queens-awards-for-enterprise/how-to-apply