Queen's Award for Enterprise

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Queen's Award for Enterprise

a scheme aimed at recognizing UK businesses for ‘outstanding performance’ in the areas of ‘International Trade’, ‘Innovation’ and the ‘Environment’. The scheme was originally set up as the ‘Queen's Award Scheme' in 1996, changing its name in 1999. The Awards are granted annually by the Queen, advised by the Prime Minister and a commitee of representatives from business, trade unions and government departments. The awards are valid for five years and allow winners to display the ‘Award Emblem’ on their products, packing, advertising etc.
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Anglesey Sea Salt receives Queen's Award THE Anglesey Sea Salt Company received The Queen's Award for Enterprise last week.
HWM, a utility monitoring company based in Cwmbran is a proud winner of the Queen's Award for Enterprise, 2017.
The Queen's Award for Enterprise recognises outstanding achievements made by UK companies in three key areas of business: International Trade, Innovation and Sustainable Development.
Ekioh, an acknowledged leader in Scalable Vector Graphics and TV Browser technology, has won the Queen's Award for Enterprise for Innovation for successfully enabling the delivery of visually compelling user interfaces on cost effective set top box technology.
THREE North East firms demonstrating outstanding achievements in international trade have been named as winners of the Queen's Award for Enterprise.
Birmingham-based Industrial Washing Machines (IWM) has been presented with the Scroll and Crystal Bowl for achieving the Queen's Award for Enterprise.
Paul Sabapathy CBE, Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of West Midlands, said: "I am delighted that following on from the recent award of the prestigious Queen's Award for Enterprise to Jaguar Land Rover and Rhead Group in Coventry that a masterclass has been organised where winners will share their practical expertise in applying for the Queen's Award for Enterprise.
This year, 162 firms were recognised, while eight individuals won the Queen's Award for Enterprise Promotion, nominated by their peers for their efforts to encourage UK entrepreneurship.
Above: Directors and employees at Alco Valves Group who are celebrating |winning the Queen's Award for Enterprise along with A-Safe (UK) Ltd of Elland who are recipients of the same award 160414AAWARD_01 PAUL WELCH
To be awarded the Queen's Award for Enterprise in the category of International Trade, a company must show a substantial and sustained increase in export earnings over three consecutive 12-month periods.
Southam-based specialist construction company Alumet held a ceremony for the presentation of the Queen's Award for Enterprise.
A FIRM that makes thermal blankets for the American army is one of three North Wales winners of the Queen's Award for Enterprise 2009.