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Samarkand celebrate their Queen’s Awards for Enterprise in International Trade

Samarkand company team photograph with Grant of Appointment

In 2016 it was clear to entrepreneurs and co-founders David Hampstead and Simon Smiley that international brands were not capturing the full market opportunity in China. Together, they set out to build a business that would close the cultural, commercial, …

Guidance For Your Innovation Application

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Does your company have a flair for innovation?  The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise’s Innovation category recognises businesses who demonstrate strong commercially successful innovative products or services.   Eligibility   To apply for the Innovation award, you must:  have an innovation that …

Welsh Translation Agency Awarded For International Trade

Empower Translate

Ruth Partington, CEO of Empower Translates, reflects on their journey to being recognised with The Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade.  It was a rainy Tuesday in Chepstow, Wales – nothing new – and I was tackling my overflowing …

Primeast Celebrate The Queen’s Awards For Enterprise


Since its inception in 1986, Primeast has always held itself to the highest standard in terms of the products and services it provides to its clients. Operating in a competitive market, providing culture transformation, consulting and leadership development and training …

MSL Solution Providers Celebrates Success

The UK’s leading microbiological testing and regulatory specialist, MSL Solution Providers, is delighted to be awarded with the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade.   Founded in 2001, the company was established primarily for the cosmetics, personal care, and …

Email Security Team Spambrella Recognised For Its Excellence And Growth With Global Clients

Spambrella holding The Queen's Award trophy

The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the most prestigious awards for UK businesses and are a globally recognised royal seal of approval for UK companies. The Queen's Award to Industry, the scheme's original title, was instituted by Royal Warrant in …

Scotland Solar Panel Company achieve a Queen’s Award for Sustainable Development

AES Solar flying Queen's Awards flag at their office

AES Solar, which emerged out of the Findhorn Foundation eco-village in the 1970s, has been honoured with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for its excellence in Sustainable Development.  While the North of Scotland may seem an unlikely home for a …

Taking Europe’s gardens to the next level - WoodBlocX recognised for exceptional export growth

Woman sat on WoodBlox raised bed

WoodBlocX has been recognised with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category following the company’s outstanding growth in overseas sales.  The family business, based in the town of Dingwall in the Scottish Highlands, has achieved the award …

Everything you need to know about The Queen's Awards for Enterprise

The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the most prestigious awards for UK businesses and is a globally recognised royal seal of approval for UK companies.

SelectScience dedicates second Queen’s Award to the global science industry

What a year it’s been. As a pioneering digital science publisher and content marketing specialist, life at SelectScience has always been fast paced but the past 12 months or so have been an absolute whirlwind.