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.
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Award nameDeadline DateAwarding DateIndustryRegion
Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee LARAC Awards 19th Aug2nd OctPublic SectorUK
The APSE Local Authority Apprentice and Trainee Awards 2nd Sep~12th SepPublic SectorUK
Highways Agency Supplier Recognition Scheme~7th Sep~12th JanPublic SectorUK
iNetwork Innovation Awards15th Sep21st NovPublic SectorUK
LGC Awards (Local Government Chronicle Awards)20th Sep18th MarPublic SectorUK
The PRCA Public Affairs Awards 20th Sep5th DecPublic SectorUK
The Sunday Times Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For27th Sep~21st FebPublic SectorUK
The Royal Meteorological Society20th Oct~10th MayPublic SectorUK
ICiPS Awards (Institute for Continuous Improvement in Public Services)13th Dec19th MarPublic SectorUK
Partnerships Awards~14th Dec~9th MayPublic SectorInternational
iESE Public Sector Transformation Awards~11th Jan~6th MarPublic SectorUK
Engaged Cities Awards~18th Jan~14th SepPublic SectorInternational
Public Sector Paperless Awards ~31st Jan11th JulPublic SectorUK
Green Flag Award ~31st Jan~16th JulPublic SectorUK & Republic of Ireland
The MJ Local Government Achievement Awards~1st Feb26th JunPublic SectorUK
The Education Resources Awards (ERAs) ~11th Feb~22nd MarPublic SectorUK
The Youth Sport Trust Awards~15th Feb~28th FebPublic SectorUK
The A' Governance and Public Services Design Award~28th Feb~15th AprPublic SectorInternational
Association for Public Service Excellence APSE Service Awards~15th Mar~13th SepPublic SectorUK
Socitm Awards ~18th Mar~18th JunPublic SectorUK
The UK Public Sector Communications Awards~20th Apr~20th JunPublic SectorUK
The Impact Awards for KEC Professionals ~25th Apr~13th JunPublic SectorUK
The Civil Service Diversity and Inclusion Awards~1st May4th OctPublic SectorUK
Detective Awards ~31st May9th OctPublic SectorUK
CIEH Excellence Awards1st Jul21st NovPublic SectorUK
The Guardian Public Service Awards 15th Jul26th NovPublic SectorUK
Social Worker of the Year Awards 19th Jul29th NovPublic SectorUK
The Civil Service Awards24th Jul21st NovPublic SectorUK

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