Female Representation in the 2021 Queen’s Honours

The 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours list was full of covid heroes and a more diverse group of individuals than ever before. At a nearly 50/50 split of male and female honourees, it’s making headlines for progressive benchmarks. But at the most senior levels, women make up only 39% of awards. It has some brows furrowed,…

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Famous faces of the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be analysing and running deep dives into the 2021 Queen’s Honours list. You may have heard by now that it’s the most diverse list to date with better minority representation and gender equality than in previous years. In fact, more women than men received awards for the first time…

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How we can help non-UK residents win a Queen’s Honour

Honours as an Expat

You may think that honours are restricted to British citizens only. But you couldn’t be further from the truth. There’s no requirement for nominees to be resident or a citizen of the United Kingdom to win an honour. And many leaders in STEM, Finance and Tech have applied and successfully been awarded. So, if you’re…

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How to Write Great Support Letters

Support Letters

You’ve pushed through the awkwardness of asking the various friends, colleagues and acquaintances you know for an honours support letter. People are busy, and asking them to write a support letter feels like an imposition. (Maybe you’ve used our services to help.) But just getting any old letter really won’t be sufficient. In order to…

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Why We Don’t Publish Our Success Rates.

Success Rates

Some of our competitors trade very heavily on their average success rate. Perhaps because of this it’s a question we are asked by potential clients time and again. But we don’t think it’s ethical to sell you a service based on this statistic. Here’s why… When our competitors tell you that their average success rate…

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Our Response To The Daily Mail Article (11 July 2020)

Daily Mail Article

Regarding the Daily Mail piece today featuring our work*, we have a couple of comments. Firstly, we were delighted that they didn’t grossly misrepresent the conversation we had with their undercover reporter. We spoke to him as we spoke to all potential clients – being clear that we don’t promise access or influence, never disclosing…

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