Her Majesty The Queen has instigated two Awards to honour and promote organisations in Industry and Voluntary Service; these prestigious annual awards are competitive. The winners receive a trophy and certificate presented by The Lord-Lieutenant . The details are as follows:
- The Queen’s Award for Enterprise. This highly prestigious award is presented in three business categories, Innovation, International Trade and Sustainable Development. Individuals may be awarded the Enterprise Promotion Award. The Queen’s Award for Enterprise celebrates and rewards companies that are leading the way British business growth throughout the world. It is a highly prestigious award that is conferred on companies with a proven track record of export sales (International Trade), innovation or sustainable development. Companies winning the award are entitled to use the award insignia for five years. The award is presented on behalf of Her Majesty and the Government by the Lord-Lieutenant. Find out more, click here
- There is also a Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion and this is presented to individuals who have been recognised for their mentoring efforts in championing growth.
- The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. This Award is the highest award given to volunteer groups across the UK for outstanding work done in their local communities for the benefit of others. It is the equivalent to the recipients collectively receiving an MBE. Find out more, click here >>