The Queen's Awards for Enterprise

The Queen's Awards for Enterprise are the UK's most prestigious business awards, offering recipients global acknowledgment that their company is outstanding in its field. The Awards recognise and encourage the outstanding achievements of UK businesses in the fields of:

·         Innovation

·         International Trade

·         Sustainable Development

·         Promoting Opportunity (through social mobility) 

Winners receive a range of benefits including worldwide recognition and extensive press coverage.  They are also invited to attend a Buckingham Palace reception and can use the Awards Emblem as an internationally recognised endorsement. The award itself is presented locally, usually by HM Lord-Lieutenant.

The closing date for nominations is 10th September 2019 and the recipients for each year are announced on the following 21 April. The Lieutenancy Office may be able to offer advice and mentoring to eligible applicants in the completion of the online application form.

All entry forms, eligibility criteria and information on how to apply is available on The Queen's Award for Enterprise website.

*From 2015 until 2017 individuals were also recognised with the Queen's Award for Enterprise Promotion. This individual award has now been rested.

Queen`s Award for Enterprise 2019

Create Technologies Ltd, trading as Createc received their Queens Award for Innovation from HM Lord-Lieutenant of Cumbria, Mrs Claire Hensman on Thursday 19 September 2019.

Createc has a deep knowledge in imaging and computer vision which they use to help people and machines understand the world around them. To find out more about Createc please visit: www.createc.co.uk


Queen`s Award for Enterprise 2018

 

The Lakes Free Range Egg, co-owned by Mr and Mrs Brass received their Queens Award for Sustainable Development from HM Lord-Lieutenant of Cumbria, Mrs Claire Hensman on Friday 24 August. The occasion was even more special for staff at The Lakes, because it marked the start of their 21st birthday celebration.

To find out more about The Lakes Free Range Egg please visit: www.lakesfreerange.co.uk


 

Create Technologies Ltd, trading as Createc received their Queens Award for International Trade from HM Lord-Lieutenant of Cumbria, Mrs Claire Hensman on Thursday 27 September.

The Createc team has a wide experience of the very latest sensor technology, imaging applications and software approaches that they can bring to bear on any problem. They have been successful in developing devices and software systems that are being used around the world. And they enjoy extending their expertise into new areas.

To find out more about Createc please visit: www.createc.co.uk


Queen`s Award for Enterprise Promotion

'Ways into Successful Enterprise' are very pleased and delighted to congratulate our colleague Lady Anne Cunningham on gaining the Queen's Award for Enterprise Promotion, which was presented by Vince Cable, Business Secretary, at a ceremony in the Department for Business, Skills and Innovation (BIS) on the 23rd July. This was followed by an evening reception at Buckingham Palace with HM Queen Elizabeth 2 and other members of the Royal Family. Anne was nominated by colleague Eric Barker who shared the day.
There were eight in total who won this prestigious award, nominated by their peers for outstanding voluntary efforts to support and encourage UK entrepreneurship.

Queen`s Award for Enterprise International Trade 2013

 

Established in 2002, Totalpost Services plc manufactures and supplies mailroom equipment and franking machine cartridges and distributes X-Ray security screening equipment.  This first time Queen's Award winner has grown its exports substantially year-on-year. In 2011 exports as a percentage of company turnover were 33%, and in 2012 this figure was a staggering 44%. Totalpost has offices in 5 countries and supplies products and services worldwide. The majority of its sales are throughout Europe with a strong presence also in the US. Totalpost invests heavily in R&D and has an R&D hub at its manufacturing base in Cumbria.. More recently Totalpost has now entered the digital forensic screening market. To find out more about Totalpost visit www.totalpost.com

Queen`s Award for Enterprise International Trade 2013

Lord Inglewood, Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Cumbria, presents a glass bowl and certificate to Sue Lester and Julian Braidwood, founders and director and managing director respectively, of How Mill-based company Triveritas after being named as winners of a Queen's Award for Enterprise International Trade 2013.

www.triveritas.com