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
Social Worker of the Year Awards 24th Jun 4th Nov Public Sector UK
European Capital of Innovation (iCapital) Award 30th Jun ~19th Sep Public Sector Europe
Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee LARAC Awards 29th Jul 5th Oct Public Sector UK
Smarter Working Live Awards ~15th Aug ~25th Nov Public Sector UK
The KE Awards ~21st Aug ~18th Nov Public Sector UK
ICiPS Awards (Institute for Continuous Improvement in Public Services) 31st Aug 15th Sep Public Sector UK
Excellence in Fire and Emergency Awards ~3rd Sep ~3rd Dec Public Sector UK
EU Access City Award 8th Sep 25th Nov Public Sector Europe
National No2H8 Crime Awards 9th Sep ~1st Nov Public Sector UK
The Civil Service Awards ~15th Sep ~8th Mar Public Sector UK
Green Flag Award ~22nd Sep ~23rd Nov Public Sector UK & Republic of Ireland
The PRCA Public Affairs Awards ~8th Oct ~24th Nov Public Sector UK
The Royal Meteorological Society ~22nd Oct ~10th May Public Sector UK
National Highways Industry Awards ~10th Nov ~10th Feb Public Sector UK
The Youth Sport Trust Awards ~21st Jan ~2nd Mar Public Sector UK
iNetwork Innovation Awards ~21st Jan 19th May Public Sector UK
iESE Public Sector Transformation Awards ~21st Jan ~9th Mar Public Sector UK
National Crimebeat Awards ~23rd Jan ~15th Mar Public Sector UK
The MJ Local Government Achievement Awards ~28th Jan 24th Jun Public Sector UK
LGC Awards (Local Government Chronicle Awards) ~4th Feb 20th Jul Public Sector UK
Partnerships Awards ~12th Feb 19th May Public Sector International
The Education Resources Awards (ERAs) ~25th Feb 6th 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
Association for Public Service Excellence APSE Service Awards ~14th Apr ~13th Sep Public Sector UK

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