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.
Tim Cox and David Burbidge invited me to speak at an event on the 8 May in Coventry.
Queen’s Awards winners are a fine example of the excellence that Scotland has to offer the rest of the world.
Who are the Lord-Lieutenants?
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.
Welcome to another year of the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise. Let me start by offering my warmest congratulations to all the 2014 Queen’s Award winners that were unveiled on Easter Monday.
Recently the Secretary of State for Business and Skills visited Peak Scientific as part of a day visit to Glasgow.
Last Monday, Kat and I set off early on another Queen’s Awards UK tour. Making tracks across a sunny Wales this time we visited a wonderfully diverse selection of Queen’s Awards winners.
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.
This week has seen us without Kat in the office; she is taking a well earned week’s leave before we get super-busy making preparations for the opening of this year’s awards on 21 April.