Entry guidelines

Who can enter?

Entries can be made by employers or by providers, advisers or consultants on behalf of their employer clients.

Why enter?

Employers entering/being entered can:

  • Demonstrate to clients, staff and potential employees that they have implemented award-winning employee benefits schemes.
  • Be credited as a top performer in the industry.
  • Fly the winner flag all year round with the Employee Benefits Awards winner logo to use in your place of work, on your website and marketing materials.   
  • Demonstrate to clients, staff and potential employees that they have been a part of the team to implement award-winning employee benefits scheme.
  • Be recognised in front of your colleagues and peers by the leading industry title and esteemed judging panel.  
  • Be featured as a winner on www.employeebenefits.co.uk, www.employeebenefitsawards.co.uk and on the Employee Benefits Award Winners website.

Providers, advisers and consultants entering their clients can: 

  • Reward their clients/customers: a sure way to strengthen relationships with their most lucrative customers and to ensure repeat business.
  • Be credited as the entering company to an Employee Benefits Awards 2018 winner on the graphics screens at the Awards ceremony and on the Employee Benefits Award Winners website.
  • Raise their brand and company profile within the employee benefits community and demonstrate that they are a major player in the industry.
  • Celebrate the best schemes initiated in 2017 by employers and their providers, advisers and consultants at the Employee Benefits Awards.

Conditions of entry

1. Benefits providers, advisers and consultants must not enter their own organisation as an employer into categories that reflect any area of their business activity, i.e. pension providers must not enter any of the pensions categories. Any entry that is deemed to be of this nature will not be judged and will be withdrawn. In these instances, entry fees will not be refunded.

2. Strategies/schemes that were running at any time during 2017 are eligible for entry. They could have been running for a number of years, or launched during 2017.

3. Entries will not be accepted for judging unless the correct online entry form has been completed and submitted.

4. Entries where the word count exceeds 1,000 words will be disqualified.

5. Please note that if your entry is shortlisted, the information in your written submission may be included in any supporting materials for the Awards, such as on the Award Winners website  or used at the Awards ceremony. 

6. For employers entering their own benefits schemes, we charge an entry fee of £150 + VAT. For benefits consultants, advisers and providers entering on behalf of employer clients, there will be a £325+ VAT fee per entry. If you submit two or more entries into the Awards you will receive a discount on the standard entry price.

7. Entries may be withdrawn for any reason up until 5.30pm on 28 January 2018. To withdraw an entry, please email Vicky Finch – victoria.finch@centaurmedia.com