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Sunday Times 100 Best Companies and Great Place to Work

The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For and the Great Place to Work scheme are two of the most popular ‘Best Employer’ league tables. Boost’s Rebecca Carpenter discusses these and similar schemes, as well as awards with ‘Employer of the Year’ categories, to help you decide which might be best for your company. read more

Previous Awards News

How to win a Queen’s Award for Enterprise

To win a Queen’s Award brings unparallelled prestige, exposure and recognition, with many recognising it as the highest UK official award for businesses. Anyone who could win an award from HM Queen Elizabeth II would certainly be mad not to try. Having personally helped more than 20 winning entries I hope this article will help you decide whether you COULD win an award, and if so, HOW to do so. read more

Which are the best HR awards to enter?

Have you successfully delivered a major HR strategy or project over the past year? If so, that project, your team, or the individuals involved may be eligible for an award. But with so many awards out there, do you need some help picking which award schemes to enter? Whether its talent management, recruitment, employee engagement or learning and development… Boost’s Chris Robinson says there’s an HR award and category that will be a perfect match for you. read more

Barclays Entrepreneur Awards

As part of our Awards Spotlight series highlighting the most credible UK business awards to enter, Faye Renshaw from Boost put Barclays Entrepreneur Awards organiser, Juliet Rogan, in the hot seat to find out more about the scheme and the benefits of entering. read more

Which Training Awards Should I Enter?

With training awards season approaching, Boost’s Sally Nelson explores which awards are best suited for your training programme, L&D project or people development scheme. Winning Best Training Programme or Training Team of the Year could prove invaluable. read more

The A to Z of Awards

The awards sector is booming with literally thousands of award schemes taking place around the world each year. Our free list of business awards contains over 3,500 active listings and is still growing! And while you’ve no doubt heard of the industry heavy-hitters such as The National Business Awards, The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise, Employee Benefits Awards, Masters of Marketing Awards or UK IT Awards, there’s a plethora of obscure and incredibly niche ones too. Xenia Kingsley explores the wonderful world of awards. read more

How to Win Business Awards

Okay, so you’ve achieved something big within your business and now you want to shout about it – and rightly so. The extensive world of awards awaits you…but how do you ensure your entry makes the coveted shortlist, and gives you the best chance of proudly accepting a shiny new trophy? Boost talk you through how to win business awards. read more

What to Expect at an Award Ceremony

The time has come – after months of planning, collating info, crafting your written submission and maybe even presenting to a panel of judges…it all leads up to the big day – the award ceremony! So, what can you expect at the event? Glitz? Glamour? Dad-dancing at the post-show disco? These come as standard! But to help you navigate through what else you can expect, here’s a few insights: read more

The Positive Psychological Effects of Winning

Cast your mind back to your childhood and think of a time you won something. Whether that win was for a sports day race, talent show performance, swimming gala or a quiz in class, chances are you remember feeling great. read more

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