The Queen’s Awards are the most prestigious awards for business, celebrating the outstanding achievements of organisations across the UK. 20 July marked the launch of the refocused Promoting Opportunity (Through Social Mobility) category. The deadline for applications for the 2021 Award is 9 September and can be made via https://www.gov.uk/queens-awards-for-enterprise/how-to-apply
Figures have been released showing that in the period April 2019-March 2020 6,711 young people completed the volunteering section of their DofE programme in Cheshire – a total of 79,976 hours spent on volunteering, equating to almost £348,000 in social impact value.
The list of winners of QAVS 2020 includes the following Cheshire Groups: AIR (Activity in Retirement), Macclesfield Overwater Wheelyboat Services, Audlem OPAL Services (Rural West Cheshire) Vale Royal Talking Newspaper
The following Cheshire companies have been awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2020: Combined Chemical Services(UK) Ltd of Appleton – Innovation Phoenix Cellular Ltd of Crewe – International Trade Rock Chemicals Ltd of Warrington – International Trade