Our team

We are a team of experienced writers, with the added benefit of a strong background in PR and communications.

Our blend of experience means that we understand the process of entering awards and know the words that make winners. By taking this job off your hands, we leave you free to concentrate on business, while simultaneously increasing your chances of success.

Over the past five years we’ve been successful in helping businesses from large international corporations to local councils and small businesses win awards.

Our current statistics are 80% of the entries we write for clients are shortlisted, with 40% of these taking a prize (winner, runner-up or highly commended). 30% of our shortlisted entries go on to win.

Our Team

With more than 20 years’ experience in PR and communications, Louise Turner has written and won a wide range of awards. From utilities and construction, to business and product awards, Louise prides herself on challenging clients to ensure that there is evidence to support their claims. She also uses her nose for a story to uncover the projects that will entice judges to give you the best chance of winning an award.

Catherine Ross is a writer and communications expert with a passion for all things ethical. Her adaptable writing style is easily turned to writing awards and her extensive PR experience means she also seeks out the stories which make award entries irresistible. With a track-record of winning awards for her own work and a specialism in healthcare and the NHS, Catherine leaves no stone unturned in her assessment of awards potential.

A background in winning huge contracts for civil engineering firms gives Kate Crawford a detailed insight into effective persuasive techniques. With an impressive win-rate on multi-million pound tenders, Kate brings this experience to her awards writing work, carefully listening and understanding the narrative a client wants to tell, and probing to ensure the right evidence is presented to the judges.

Having won a clutch of industry awards for her own work, Karen Nijjar understands the value they can bring to organisations big and small. A former head of communications for a string of well-known brands, Karen brings her business strategy insight and experience spanning the cut-throat worlds of contact centres and recruitment, plus utilities and the NHS to award entries.

Rory Ffoulkes is a seasoned award entry writer with 15 years’ experience as a journalist, PR professional and copywriter. He’s written award-winning entries on behalf of clients in sectors ranging from manufacturing to nursery, and from food and drink to academic publishing – and everything in-between. When writing award entries, he likes to really focus on the things that set businesses apart and make them stand out from the crowd.

Kathy Sharpe is an experienced writer with over 18 years’ experience in marketing communications. She has a 100% success rate of writing awards submissions that get shortlisted for finals or win overall, including a PRWeek ‘Decade of Achievement’ Award for Internal Communications, Educate North Award, CIPR and CIM awards, and other specialist sector awards such an International Downtown Association (IDA) Excellence Award collected in Texas, USA.