The Queen’s Award for Enterprise has been renamed following the accession of King Charles III.
It will be known as The King’s Award for Enterprise. The 2023 awardees will be announced on Friday, April 21 this year, marking Queen Elizabeth II’s birthday, and on May 6 from 2024, the anniversary of The King’s coronation.
Nominations for the next round will be accepted from April 1 to September 15, 2023, and the awards will be announced on November 14 the following year.
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Minister for enterprise Kevin Hollinrake said: “It is wonderful that His Majesty The King will give his name to these prestigious awards.
“Her Late Majesty left an enduring legacy of support for outstanding entrepreneurs and volunteers and the continuation of these awards will make sure they recognise hardworking individuals up and down the country long into the future.”
Minister for civil society Stuart Andrew added: “These prestigious awards celebrate people’s dedication, commitment and hard work in contributing to society and I’m delighted The King will continue the legacy of Her Late Majesty.
“I look forward to seeing the outstanding achievements the awards mark in the coming year, both by businesses and voluntary organisations.”
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