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 nameAwards Trust MarkDeadline DateAwarding DateIndustryRegion
Social Worker of the Year Awards - 3rd Jun ~3rd Nov Public Sector UK
European Capital of Innovation (iCapital) Award - 18th Jun ~19th Sep Public Sector Europe
Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee LARAC Awards - 24th Jun 9th Oct Public Sector UK
Civil Service Awards - 19th Jul ~7th Dec Public Sector UK
Open Government Awards - ~21st Jul ~4th Sep Public Sector International
RSPCA PawPrints Awards - 28th Jul ~18th Aug Public Sector UK
Councillor Awards (Cllr Awards) - 13th Sep ~16th Nov Public Sector UK
EU Access City Award - ~18th Sep ~25th Nov Public Sector Europe
Excellence in Fire and Emergency Awards - ~22nd Sep ~1st Dec Public Sector UK
The KE Awards - ~24th Sep ~18th Nov Public Sector UK
The Royal Meteorological Society - ~20th Oct ~10th May Public Sector UK
National No2H8 Crime Awards - ~20th Oct ~1st Nov Public Sector UK
30 To Watch: Politics - ~27th Oct ~6th Dec Public Sector UK
National Highways Industry Awards - ~27th Oct ~10th Feb Public Sector UK
The PRCA-PoliMonitor Public Affairs Awards - ~17th Nov ~1st Feb Public Sector UK
Democracy Awards - ~21st Nov ~7th Dec Public Sector UK
The ALARM Risk Awards - ~1st Dec 17th Jun Public Sector UK
Smarter Working Live Awards - ~2nd Dec ~23rd Mar Public Sector UK
Future of Government Awards - ~14th Dec ~15th Feb Public Sector International
iNetwork Innovation Awards - ~15th Dec ~7th Mar Public Sector UK
LGC Awards (Local Government Chronicle Awards) - ~15th Dec ~8th Jun Public Sector UK
The Youth Sport Trust Awards - ~18th Dec ~19th Mar Public Sector UK
iESE Public Sector Transformation Awards - ~12th Jan ~6th Mar Public Sector UK
Partnerships Awards - ~18th Jan ~4th May Public Sector International
National Crimebeat Awards - ~22nd Jan ~19th Mar Public Sector UK
The MJ Achievement Awards (Local Government) - ~26th Jan 21st Jun Public Sector UK
Association for Public Service Excellence APSE Highways Innovation Awards - ~31st Jan ~23rd Mar Public Sector UK
Education Resources Awards (ERAs) - ~5th Feb 18th Apr Public Sector UK
A\' Governance and Public Services Design Award - ~28th Feb ~15th Apr Public Sector International
Soldiering On Awards - 2nd Apr ~27th Oct Public Sector UK
Association for Public Service Excellence APSE Service Awards - 12th Apr ~15th Sep Public Sector UK

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