We have brought together a broad spectrum of independent experts, who either specialise in a particular field, or who have experience and insight into different aspects of the industry.
All judges sign up to a Code of Conduct covering confidentiality, conflicts of interest and contact with entrants.
A selection of the judges will review and score all the qualifying entries and compile a shortlist in each category.
Entries will be judged against the criteria specifically detailed on this website The judges will reply exclusively on the information provided by the Award entrants in the standard question and answer format and not on any prior knowledge that they may have.
All judges will meet for a final judging day in November and vote for the overall winners of each award. Supporting material, where provided, will be presented at this point in the judging process.
The judges’ decision is final and there will be no opportunity for appeal, discussion or correspondence.