100 word "why we deserve to win" declaration and 1000 word statement summarising your entry.
You should read carefully the entry criteria for the categories you are interested in and ensure that you are entering the most appropriate categories. There are some categories that are open to individual or departmental nominations as well as corporate entries. If you are entering one of these categories you should make it clear precisely who or what part of the company is being nominated. You may enter more than one project or programme in a category. Joint entries are permitted and this should be clearly stated on the entry form. However, the judges reserve the right to assess if an entry really is a joint effort.
Your 100 word "why we deserve to win..." declaration, and 1000 statement represent your entry. It can by all means refer to background material that has been included but remember to keep to a simple formula of statement first, background second. Remember, this statement will be what the judges see, so it must, "tell the story". The weakest part of many entries in previous years has been the failure to include clear evidence of achievement or explanation of why the achievement is significant or innovative.
The judges are harsh on entries that do not include a clear statement of objectives and targets supported by evidence that these targets were reached. All the information contained in the entries and marked confidential will remain so, and will not be released without the permission of the entrant.
The Judges like to have relevant supporting material where appropriate. Research documents, customer brochures, staff newsletters and training manuals all help demonstrate to the judges in a practical way what the entrant has achieved and should be included where relevant. The most important point to focus on when preparing any background material and supporting evidence is that it is quality and relevance that matter, not quantity.
Entries for multiples categories will be accepted, but please note that you will need to re-enter your information.