Business awards can raise a company's profile, acknowledge work and effort, and provide a networking opportunity. There are various business award schemes presented by different organisations:
BCS Business Achievement Awards - presented by the British Computer Society
There are various awards and competitions available for the computer industry.
BITC - Awards for Excellence - presented by Business in the Community
Business in the Community's Awards for Excellence showcase the best of responsible business in action. Categories cover a wide range of issues including work experience, collaborative community action, supply chain, climate change, rural communities and sustainable travel.
Enterprising Britain Awards - by the Department for Business Innovation and Skills
It is a chance for the UK to showcase entrepreneurial flair. It contains four categories such as most enterprising area in the UK, the organisation that best promotes enterprise, the organisation most successful in encouraging businesses to export, the school / FE college in the country that is best at supporting enterprise ambition in young people.
Gatwick Diamond Business Awards - presented by The Gatwick Diamond
The Gatwick Diamond Business Awards have been created to celebrate and reward business achievement, highlighting the best in business across the Gatwick Diamond sub-region. The Awards are presented to businesses or people who have shown innovation and inspiration in their work, and have demonstrated a real commitment to the Gatwick Diamond sub-region.
Green Tourism Business Scheme Award - presented by the Green Tourism Business Scheme
The Green Tourism Business Scheme is the national sustainable tourism certification scheme for the UK. Business that meet the required standard against a set of criteria receive a Bronze, Silver or Gold award based on their level of achievement.
The National Business Awards - in partnership with Orange
The UK's premier, cross-industry Awards programme that any company within the UK, public or private, can enter. There are a range of categories suited to a variety of organisations, including start-up business of the year, small on-line business of the year and entrepreneur of the year.