I must admit I was not expecting to like Hull as much as I did.
Next week we travel to the Prime Minister’s Advisory Committee, which is chaired by Sir Jonathan Stephens, Permanent Secretary of the Northern Ireland Office.
It was a proud day at CMB Engineering on 22 January 2015. The Princess Royal, Princess Anne visited Shipley to present The Queen’s Award for International Trade to Yorkshire-based engineering company CMB.
Maidenhead company Scientifica submitted their Multiphoton Imaging System for a Queen's Award for Enterprise last year in the Innovation category. Their scanning device was recognised as truly innovative and after being shortlisted they went on to receive the coveted award.
The judging process for each of the awards is about to get going. The panels will be discussing the shortlisted entrants and every category will undergo this procedure until February.
A bright but chilly winter day sets the tone for today’s visit. I meet up with fellow presenters Martyn Lewis and Lesley Bainsfair at Walsall railway station where we are driven by Colin to Walsall College.
This week we sent emails to everyone who entered this year’s Queen's Awards for Enterprise to let them know if they have made the shortlist or not.
Here’s a roundup of just some of the fantastic presentations to regional winners of the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise.
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
We are all feeling slightly dazed in the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise, but we survived another year!