Remote Employer Award 

Remote Worker Awards

                      In association with  Remote Worker Awards in association with BT Business

Do you employ remote workers? Or have some of your team working from home? If so, now is your big chance to impress your employees, clients, customers and suppliers by winning this prestigious award.

The shortlisted entrants and the winner will receive national and regional press coverage for your company, have your business endorsed by our expert panel of judges, impress potential investors with this prestigious business award, raise your company profile  and shine above your competition, gain kudos and credibility in your industry and help attract high quality new staff by winning this award. You will also have a chance to be included in the Remote Worker E Book.

And of course, by winning you will receive a collection of valuable prizes to help grow your business!   

The Remote Employer Award
Entrants of this category should be companies who have (or intend to have) remote or home based workers included in their workforce. 

Sponsors
Remote Employment is proud to bring you this collection of fabulous prizes for the winner.

Remote Employment
The winner will receive one year of recruitment advertising to the value of £1200. Remote Employment specialises in posting flexible and remote or home working jobs, home business agent opportunities and home based franchises for people who want to work from home or have a home based business. Your prize includes unlimited national advertising for all your recruitment advertising for one whole year.

MintTwist
The winner will win a Website Strategy Consultation worth £1500. MintTwist are offering a complete consultation package that will help the prize winner to gain an understanding of the value, opportunities and process of professionally establishing a web presence.  

The prize will inlcude:
* An initial consultation: MintTwist will gain an understanding of the prize-winner's business, it's brand and on-going vision. Armed with this knowledge, recommendations and explanations of suitable
Win a Web Consultation in the Remote Worker Awards web solutions, services and marketing avenues will be discussed.
* Website review: A critical analysis of the prize winners current website, to include both strengths and weaknesses with focus on usability, accessibility, Information Architecture and brand representation.

* SEO Review: A detailed evaluation of the current search engine status of the prize winner's website, to include: current position, competition, opportunities and effectiveness. The most suitable and effective keywords and key phrases will be recommended along with an SEO strategy for ongoing improvement.
* Documentation and Reports: A document folder will be presented on completion which will include all write-ups and reports generated from the processes outlined above. Documentation will include jargon-free advice on how to action the recommendations raised in the initial consultation.

Pearl Software
The winner will win Pearl software to the value of £1200. Pearl web based software brings all your data and operations into one single system. Make your company fast, Win Pearl Software in the Remote Worker Awardsefficient, accurate and far more profitable. There is nothing to install, you can get started in minutes and everything works simply through an internet browser. Pearl offers 12 modules that businesses can pick and choose from so they get a system that does just what the business needs. Modules are listed below and are charged per user.

The winner win an award-winning software system that integrates CRM, Accounting, Orders, Products and Websites. Pearl will help the winner choose which modules are best for their business.

Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro Extended
Adobe's latest collaboration software worth £750!
Adobe Acrobat 9 helps to enable organisations and individuals to communicate and collaborate with one another
Win Adobe Acrobat 9 Proin an engaging and professional way. Using Acrobat 9, remote workers can easily share their ideas and gather feedback from other team members.

Regardless of their location, an entire team can collaborate in a live document, responding to one another, adding comments, reviewing one another's work and ensuring a streamlined reviews and approvals process to keep projects on track.

Acrobat 9 users can access Acrobat.com for storing and sharing files, use it as a central location for collecting data as a part of a forms process and to gather comments in a shared document review. The software can also aid workers who want to create more engaging experiences for readers, helping to guide them through documents.

Workers can assemble a wide range of content types, including text, video, and multimedia files, into a polished, organised PDF Portfolio, that colleagues and customers can easily follow and understand the way the author intended. Added to this, Acrobat 9 enables remote worker to confidently share sensitive information by applying protection at the document level through passwords, setting permissions, and the ability to redact confidential data if needed.

Indigo HR Consultation
The winner will win an Indigo HR Consultation worth £500. Indigo HR's bespoke Human Resources service is dedicated to meet the needs of your business, whatever they Win a HR Consultation in the Remote Employer Awardare. Our experienced and talented consultants are committed to providing effective, flexible HR services of exceptional quality. We provide an integrated solution to your personnel and training needs, and our aim is always to deliver the answers you need not just now but into the future too.


The audit, which will include an assessment of the health of your company's HR will also include the provision of a report.  This report will enable you to assess the needs of your organisation in order to ensure legal compliance and also if there is any value added projects you could undertake. 


Vitis PR
The winner will receive a PR Consultation to the value of £300 from Vitis PR that will include an asseWin a Vitis PR Consultation in the Remote Worker Awardsssment of the winning company's existing PR activity and working with the company to identify PR opportunities.PR Consultation to the value of £300!

Vitis PR is an award-winning virtual PR agency specialising in technology and corporate public relations that specialises in high impact PR for start-ups and SMEs.
  

Sorath Marketing
The winner will receive a marketing consultation worth £200 from Sorath Marketing. Win a marketing consultation in the Remote Worker Awards
This half a day consultancy will go through planning, customer care, strategy or specific campaigns – whichever is most relevant to the winner's business.

Julie McKeown, from the Sorath Partnership, is a Chartered Marketer and works mainly with smaller businesses to help them survive and grow. She has recently launched a support and mentoring package at an affordable price for businesses with 5 or less employees.

Yuuguu Plus Remote Software
The winner will win Yuuguu's remote meeting/collaboration software worth a total of £300! Recognising the evolution of how we work and it's fast pace of change, Yuuguu Plus is a solution to help people work together remotely, through any firewall, across different platforms (Windows, Mac and Linux) and with as many colleagues as needed, just as if they were sat right next to each other.

Yuuguu Plus is the must have piece of software for all remote working groups and individuals. AWin Yuuguu software for a year in the Remote Employer Awardss a business class Instant Messenger with the power to share your screen and work on documents together in real time, Yuuguu makes it easy to meet online and stay connected with your team regardless of their location.

As a Yuuguu Plus user you can host online meetings with customers or give online presentations to prospective clients without the need for them to download any software. What's more, you can keep existing client contacts and offer support to them increasing chances of further work.  

Yuuguu Plus extends your network by allowing you to link with your contacts on Yahoo, MSN, AOL, GTalk and ICQ. As a Yuuguu Plus user, you get to keep all of your MSN, Yahoo, AOL, ICQ and GTalk contacts in the same convenient list as your Yuuguu contacts. 


Business Lawyers
The winner will receive a Legal Consultation worth £300 from Business Lawyers comprising a review of the winner’s terms of trade or alternately website terms of use, privacy policy and data protection compliances together with online terms of sale. Win a legal consultation in the Remote Worker Awards

Business Lawyers offer businesses and individuals a viable alternative to the traditional "high street" legal practice offering by way of legal advice. 

Many of the  many of the qualified solicitors and staff are teleworkers and Business Lawyers understands the demands of small home businesses and staff working remotely. For more information please visit  business-lawyers.org.

VA Success Group
The winner will win an outsouring Starter Pack worth £300. The VA Success Group offers a full range of outsourced administration and PA services, as well as highly specialised services including online business management, virtual office management and more.

Their services can be used on an ongoing basiss so that they become a full part of your support team, or just for a one-off or occasional projects. Their Outsourcing Starter Pack inlcudes a full consultation and 10 hours of business support services from the best in the business
!  

Pink Saucer Solutions
Pink Saucer SolutionsThe winner will receive a Virtual Assistant for the day - valued at £200!  

The prize can be used in a number of ways:
digital transcription, newsletter article collation, design and distribution, or any of the services detailed on Pink Saucer Solutions website, with completion feasible in an eight hour time slot.

Pink Saucer Solutions is a small business offering business support to the entrepreneur, sole- trader or small business owner.

They offer a range of Virtual Assistant and admin solutions including bookkeeping, secretarial support, event management, and much, much more.

Manor Printing
The winner will receive Digital Print Materials orth £100. Working alongside you, Manor PrintWin printed materials in the Remote Worker Awardsing provides total solutions for all your printing projects.

From design, through production and beyond, we offer expert, individual attention; professional project management; cutting-edge technology and first class quality, with exceptional value and guaranteed on-time completion. 


Runners Up Prizes

Pearl Software
The winner will win Pearl software to the value of £1200! Pearl web based software brings all your data and operations into one single system. Make your company fast, Win Pearl Software in the Remote Worker Awardsefficient, accurate and far more profitable. There is nothing to install, you can get started in minutes and everything works simply through an internet browser. Pearl offers 12 modules that businesses can pick and choose from so they get a system that does just what the business needs. Modules are listed below and are charged per user.

The winner win an award-winning software system that integrates CRM, Accounting, Orders, Products and Websites. Pearl will help the winner choose which modules are best for their business.

Yuuguu Plus Remote Software
The winner will win Yuuguu's remote meeting/collaboration software worth a total of £300! Recognising the evolution of how we work and it's fast pace of change, Yuuguu Plus is a solution to help people work together remotely, through any firewall, across different platforms (Windows, Mac and Linux) and with as many colleagues as needed, just as if they were sat right next to each other.

Yuuguu Plus is the must have piece of software for all remote working groups and individuals. AWin Yuuguu software for a year in the Remote Employer Awardss a business class Instant Messenger with the power to share your screen and work on documents together in real time, Yuuguu makes it easy to meet online and stay connected with your team regardless of their location.

As a Yuuguu Plus user you can host online meetings with customers or give online presentations to prospective clients without the need for them to download any software. What's more, you can keep existing client contacts and offer support to them increasing chances of further work.  

Yuuguu Plus extends your network by allowing you to link with your contacts on Yahoo, MSN, AOL, GTalk and ICQ. As a Yuuguu Plus user, you get to keep all of your MSN, Yahoo, AOL, ICQ and GTalk contacts in the same convenient list as your Yuuguu contacts. 
Win a marketing consultation in the Remote Worker Awards

Sorath Marketing
The winner will receive a marketing consultation worth £200 from Sorath Marketing.
This half a day consultancy will go through planning, customer care, strategy or specific campaigns – whichever is most relevant to the winner's business.

Julie McKeown, from the Sorath Partnership, is a Chartered Marketer and works mainly with smaller businesses to help them survive and grow. She has recently launched a support and mentoring package at an affordable price for businesses with 5 or less employees.



Total Prize Value £8, 350!


 

Remote Employer Award Criteria:
* Must have (or intend to have) remote workers or home workers included in the workforce.
 
Please answer as many of the following questions as possible. They are not essential criteria, your answers will be used to get a bigger picture of your application. If you do not have a current remote workforce, but are in the process of implementing one, please join the competition by showing your future plans. 

1. Demonstrate Your Remote Business.
* What does your business do? When did your business start up? What is innovative or unique about your business? Give an example of a challenge you have had to overcome to get your business started.


2. Why should you be Remote Employer of the Year?
* Why does your business deserve to win the Remote Worker Award? * What impact have you made on commerce or customers? 

3. Your Business in Action.
* How many employees do you have? * What percentage are home or remote workers? 

Other useful information.
Here are some additional points you might like to tell us about:

Are you involved in any eco issues related to remote working? For example - are you doing anything to reduce your carbon footprint in your office? 

What remote technology drives your business?  You might want to give examples of how technology has revolutionized your workforce.

What is the biggest impact remote or home working had on your business? Please give details of why you feel you have the most engaging remote working business.
 For example, do you celebrate good practice? Are you using remote and home working to offer employment to disabled people who could not possibly access jobs.

If you need any help or have any enquiries, please Email Remote Worker Awards.

How to Enter
Whether you are a Remote Worker or Home Worker, a Home Based Business or Employer of remote workers or home workers, you should enter the Remote Worker Awards! Go on, enter now!

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