Top tips

It can be hard to know where to start when writing an award submission, let alone what will make it stand out from all the rest. Take a look at our top tips below recommened by our esteemed panel of judges:

What makes a winning award submission?

  • Evidence and impact – demonstrate how your submission meets the criteria for the award
  • Exceptional performance – these awards recognise performance which exceeds expectations and goes the extra mile
  • Unique selling point – emphasise points of difference which set you apart from the rest
  • Clarity – be clear and succinct with examples and first hand testimony where appropriate 


We’ve tried to make straightforward to submit your entry. On this website you’ll find:

  • specific criteria for each category (what the judges are looking for in your entry)
  • a link to the online submission system where you will find guidance on number of words and supporting documentation for your entry.