The IQ Excellence Awards are about celebrating the success of exceptional individuals, teams and projects around the UK.
Award categories are aligned to the different quadrants of the IQ Skills Wheel and will recognise the positive impact professionals make across the country.
There are 5 UK regions: Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales, North England and South England. Each regional award winner automatically goes forward to the national excellence awards to compete for the overall national title in each category.
ENGAGEMENT, INFLUENCE AND IMPACT
Best Community Engagement Project
To recognise projects where sites are actively engaging their local communities and achieving positive results.
Most Inspirational Leader
To recognise an individual who has made the strongest positive impact on the team they are part of.
Best Initiative to Engage Workforce or Team
To recognise the best initiative aimed at supporting workforce engagement at either company or site team level.
Most Promising Future Leader
To recognise a talented individual for building their all round knowledge and skills.
STANDARDS & PROFESSIONALISM
Best Personal Development Project
To recognise initiatives that are aimed at supporting the professional development of employees at company or site level.
Health & Safety Individual Excellence
To recognise the achievements of an individual in improving the health & safety performance on site.
KNOWLEDGE AND INNOVATION
Most Effective Process Improvement
To recognise a team, project or initiative of technical process improvement that has delivered improved operational performance.
Most Innovative Leader
To recognise an individual who has made the best impact on the innovation ecosystem at site, business unit or organisational level.