The King's Award for Enterprise
The King’s Awards for Enterprise is the most prestigious award for UK businesses and can bring substantial benefits to winners, including increased staff morale, boosts to turnover and international trade, promotes greater recognition and excellent marketing opportunities. The award recognises and rewards outstanding achievement in the following fields:
International Trade - Recognising companies that have demonstrated growth in overseas earnings;
Innovation - Recognising companies that have demonstrated commercial success through innovative products or services;
Sustainable Development - Recognising companies that have integrated environmental, social, economic and management aspects of sustainable development into their business;
Promoting opportunity through social mobility - Awarded for social mobility programmes that help people from disadvantaged backgrounds into successful working lives.
You can visit the government website to see if your business is eligible here. Support is also available from Nottinghamshire Lieutenancy. Please feel free to email us to express an interest in the Award.
These awards are made annually by HM The King and are only given for the highest levels of excellence demonstrated in each category. They are judged to a demanding level and winners are invited to a Royal reception, are presented with the award by the Lord-Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire and are able to fly the King’s Award flag at their head office and use the emblem on marketing materials.
The Lord-Lieutenant encourages Nottinghamshire businesses to enter The King’s Awards for Enterprise. Previous corporate winners in Nottinghamshire have come from a diverse selection of business sectors and have included large and small businesses. Recipients of the individual award have been from varied social and professional backgrounds.
Recent Nottinghamshire Winners
King’s Award for Enterprise Promotion
The King’s Award for Enterprise Promotion (KAEP) celebrates and recognises the activities of individuals who have played an outstanding and significant role in promoting enterprise skills and attitudes in others in the UK.
Award winners receive a certificate signed by The King and a crystal Rose Bowl, presented by the Lord-Lieutenant on behalf of His Majesty after the citation has been read to the workforce by a Deputy Lieutenant. A winner is also entitled to fly the prestigious and distinct Award Flag and use the Award Logo on company correspondence and publicity material for five years after receiving the Award.
If you know someone who has actively encouraged and/or excelled in 'Enterprise Promotion', you can nominate them for a KAEP to publicly recognise their efforts and achievements. The deadline for applications is normally at the end of August/beginning of September.
Embroidery Design Solutions Ltd, Cotgrave
Commify UK Limited trading as Esendex, Nottingham
XenoGesis Limited, based at Bio City, Nottingham
Ezidock Systems Ltd, Kirkby in Ashfield
Microlise Group Holdings Ltd, Eastwood
MiRiCal Emblems Ltd, Blidworth
Natgraph Ltd, Nottingham
C & LE Attenborough, Nottingham
Microlise Ltd, Eastwood
Transdek UK Limited, Harworth
TTS Group Ltd, Kirkby-in-Ashfield
Bridgeway Consulting Ltd, Nottingham
Abacus Lighting Ltd, Sutton in Ashfield
JRM International Ltd, Nottingham
Romo Ltd, Kirkby in Ashfield
Sanglier Ltd, Kirkby in Ashfield
Sygnature Discovery Ltd, BioCity Nottingham
LEEC Ltd, Colwick
Strata Products Ltd, Pinxton
ANPARIO Ltd, Worksop
Ampetronic Ltd, Newark
Ezi-Dock Systems Ltd, Kirkby in Ashfield
Chinook Sciences Ltd, Nottingham
Nottingham Energy Partnerships, Nottingham
Benoy Ltd, Newark
BPR Medical Ltd, Mansfield
SMS Electronics Ltd, Beeston
TTS Group Ltd, Kirkby in Ashfield
Transdeck UK Ltd, Harworth
Payne Security, Giltbrook
Molecular Profiles Ltd, Nottingham
Pandrol UK Ltd, Worksop
Future Health Technologies Ltd, Nottingham
Reeves Wireline Technologies, East Leake
Romax Technology, Nottingham