New Queen’s Award announced

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In the Queen’s 90th year, the Queen’s Award for Enterprise Office has announced new Queen’s Award.

The Queen’s Award for Promoting Opportunity is designed to encourage social mobility within business, while recognising and rewarding organisations for the important role that they play.

These are the UK’s most prestigious awards bestowed by the sovereign on business.

The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are for outstanding achievement in 4 categories:

  • Innovation
  • International trade
  • Sustainable development
  • Promoting opportunity through social mobility

Previous winners include many small and medium-sized companies as well as Dyson, Brompton Bicycle and Boots, while down here in Cornwall, Helston-based Frugi won a Queen’s Award for international trade in 2014.

Winners have reported benefitting from worldwide recognition, increased commercial value, greater press coverage and a boost to staff morale.

Application close midday on September 2. For more details on how to apply, click here.