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Awards Open to Firms  with Exceptional IT Skills

Awards Open to Firms with Exceptional IT Skills

Firms that have delivered exceptional IT projects and products are being called on to enter the UK IT Industry Awards 2010, run by the British Computing Society (BCS). The awards are open to businesses of all sizes, but include three categories specifically aimed at small and medium-sized enterprises: Small Business Project of the Year. Small IT Supplier of the Year. Small IT Department of the Year. The awards aim to recognise firms that have demonstrated IT excellence, including project-based and individual achievements. “The UK IT Industry Awards are quite prestigious and they are taken very seriously by the industry,” said awards moderator, David Tidey. “It is a rigorous judging process and if you are a winner, you get a huge amount of publicity, especially if you have... »

Search is on for the UK's greenest office

Search is on for the UK’s greenest office

The UK office that does the most to reduce its environmental impact can compete to win a range of green-related prizes, following the launch of the Greenest Office awards run by carbon offsetting business co2balance. Organised in conjunction with IT supplier Cartridge World, the competition is open to offices from any sector that are exceptional in their recycling efforts or have introduced other environmentally-friendly measures such as green travel policies. The overall winner will be able to use the award logo in their marketing material, as well as receiving a year’s supply of printer cartridge refills, a laptop and a free Carbon Footprint Assessment and accreditation from co2balance. Entrants are required to submit a 200-word overview describing their efforts to reduce waste and... »

Last Call for Innovative Tech Firms to Win Trading Support

Last Call for Innovative Tech Firms to Win Trading Support

Innovative science and technology firms only have until 16 September to enter the Government-backed iawards, to be in with a chance of winning publicity and international trading support. Applicants can choose from 13 categories to enter, including energy and environment, digital communications, best collaboration, the next big thing and best technology start-up. Category winners will then go head-to-head for the iaward of the year. The awards are open to UK-registered firms of any size that have launched ground-breaking projects since 1 July 2007. BBC Dragons’ Den judge James Caan, urged businesses to put themselves forward. “I firmly believe that businesses who focus their energy on nurturing the talent available to them can lead the UK out of the recession,” said Caan.... »

O2 X Awards 2009

O2 X Awards 2009

O2 today announces the launch of the 2009 O2 X Awards, the search for the best of British entrepreneurs and small businesses. Now in their sixth year, the awards are looking for something extra special in the new generation of small businesses who are making an impact in an increasingly competitive market-place and challenging economic climate. The O2 X Awards are now open for entry and entrants have until 1st August to apply. This year, O2 is searching for the Male and Female Entrepreneur of the Year, as well as a new category for 2009, the O2 X Young Entrepreneur of the Year, to recognise emerging talent within the sector. The most original and innovative businesses in each category will receive a winners’ package of £5,000 as well as mentoring from a business expert and mark... »