List of UK Public Sector Awards and Local Government Awards

This is the world’s best list of UK Public Sector Awards and Local Government Awards. It includes all the most credible Public Sector awards such as The Guardian Public Service Awards, The iESE Public Sector Transformation Awards, ICiPS Awards, The Public Sector Paperless Awards, CIEH Excellence Awards, The MJ Local Government Achievement Awards, The LGC Awards, Council Awards and The Civil Service Awards. For awards for schools and Teaching Awards in the public sector, check out our Education Awards list. 

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Please note: the “~” symbol means that the date is based on the previous year’s awards programme or is an estimate based on the information available.
We can’t guarantee 100% accuracy (we try our best!) so always visit the individual awards’ websites for the latest information.
Award nameDeadline DateAwarding DateIndustryRegion
The PRCA Public Affairs Awards 8th Oct 24th Nov Public Sector UK
The Royal Meteorological Society 22nd Oct ~10th May Public Sector UK
The Guardian Public Service Awards ~15th Nov ~26th Nov Public Sector UK
APSE Soft Facilities Management Innovation Awards ~6th Dec ~31st Jan Public Sector UK
iNetwork Innovation Awards ~6th Jan ~11th Mar Public Sector UK
The Youth Sport Trust Awards ~14th Jan ~18th Mar Public Sector UK
Engaged Cities Awards ~18th Jan ~14th Sep Public Sector International
iESE Public Sector Transformation Awards ~22nd Jan 8th Sep Public Sector UK
The Sunday Times Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For ~22nd Jan ~15th May Public Sector UK
Green Flag Award ~31st Jan ~14th Oct Public Sector UK & Republic of Ireland
The Education Resources Awards (ERAs) ~26th Feb ~23rd Apr Public Sector UK
ICiPS Awards (Institute for Continuous Improvement in Public Services) ~28th Feb ~14th May Public Sector UK
The A' Governance and Public Services Design Award ~28th Feb ~15th Apr Public Sector International
Street Design Awards ~28th Feb ~3rd Jul Public Sector UK
The BAPCO Awards ~31st Mar ~10th Jun Public Sector UK
Highways England Awards ~6th Apr ~10th Feb Public Sector UK
Association for Public Service Excellence APSE Service Awards ~16th Apr ~13th Sep Public Sector UK
The MJ Local Government Achievement Awards ~30th Apr 17th Sep Public Sector UK
The Civil Service Diversity and Inclusion Awards ~8th May ~2nd Oct Public Sector UK
Partnerships Awards ~12th May 16th Dec Public Sector International
LGC Awards (Local Government Chronicle Awards) ~25th Jun 4th Nov Public Sector UK
European Capital of Innovation (iCapital) Award ~15th Jul ~19th Sep Public Sector Europe
The KE Awards ~21st Jul 18th Nov Public Sector UK
Social Worker of the Year Awards ~23rd Jul ~26th Nov Public Sector UK
Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee LARAC Awards ~2nd Aug 6th Oct Public Sector UK
Smarter Working Live Awards ~15th Aug 25th Nov Public Sector UK
EU Access City Award 8th Sep 3rd Dec Public Sector Europe
The Civil Service Awards 15th Sep ~8th Mar Public Sector UK

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