Today is my last day working for The Queen’s Awards Office so I hope you won’t mind me taking a little trip down memory lane and also giving a much deserved ‘thank you’ to a few people.
Media, Marketing & Communications Manager for The Queen's Awards Office (May 2012 – September 2014).
So, over the last few weeks we’ve offered you video advice on completing entries for the business categories of The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise – that is, Innovation, International Trade and Sustainable Development.
Sean took time out of the office last week to meet one of our colleagues from UKTI, John Rimmer who very kindly offered to share a little advice on completing a Queen’s Awards entry form in the International Trade category.
With just under 8 weeks left to complete an entry form, we thought you might appreciate a little help, particularly with the ‘Commercial Performance’ section of the form.
We have a guest blog today from Milli d'Hangest d'Yvoy from TestPlant, a 2013 Queen's Award for Enterprise winner in the International Trade category.
We often receive calls from people enquiring about the Voluntary Service awards, confusing them with our own Enterprise Promotion award for individuals. I thought it might be helpful if I broke down the basics of each Award to make it clearer for everyone...
As we’re fast approaching the summer holidays and many of you will want to complete your 2015 Award entry before heading off to the sun, I thought it might be helpful to share some useful advice for preparing your entry.
Last month, while on holiday back home in Belfast, I was invited to visit one of our brand new 2014 Queen’s Award winners, Allstate Northern Ireland.
When Linda brought in an M&S mail order bag proudly displaying the Queen's Awards emblem, it generated a lengthy office chat about other places the emblem had been spotted.
Kieran and I went on a mini tour of Scotland earlier this week, filming Queen’s Awards winners past and present for the YouTube channel.