Freelance Consultant Award

Remote Worker Awards

In association with
 Remote Worker Awards in association with BT Business

Consultants who work on financial contracts, freelance creative projects or work from home workers' office tasks and any other freelance opportunities should enter this award. Are you a freelancer showing off your exceptional skills by taking on outsourced projects and contracts from clients.

If this is you, now is your big chance to impress your clients and work colleagues by winning this prestigious award. The shortlisted entrants and the winner will enhance their CV with a National Award by winning the Freelance Consultant Award.

And of course, by winning you will receive a collection of fabulous prizes to help you work more efficiently and enjoyably as a freelance consultant.

The Freelance Consultant Award
The Freelance Consultant Award is for freelancers and consultants who work from home on projects, contracts and other office tasks.

Remote Employment
One year of portfolio and project advertising to the value of £1200!
Remote Employment specialises in posting 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 to find projects as well as marketing yourself and your freelance consultant services for one whole year.

The Vivid Green Award
Whether you are a Remote Worker, Home Worker or a Home Based Based Business your Freelance Consultant application is automatically entered into the Vivid Green Award. This prize alone is worth £10K!

Sponsors
Remote Employment is proud to bring you this collection of fabulous prizes for winners of these two categories.

Yuuguu Plus Account Free for one Year
Yuuguu's remote meeting/collaboration software worth a total of £300!Win Yuuguu software for a year in the Remote Employer Awards
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. As 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.

About Yuuguu
Yuuguu (from the Japanese word for fusion) is an award winning company dedicated to developing software for the evolution of present and future working practices. We have redefined the way our customers engage with their colleagues, customers and prospective clients and proved that there is a much smarter and convenient way to work.

Sorath MarketingWin a marketing consultation in the Remote Worker Awards
Marketing Consultation worth £200!
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 has been working with companies of all shapes and sizes for longer than she cares to remember! 

She now works mainly with smaller businesses, helping them to survive and grow in difficult times such as these.  She has recently launched a support and mentoring package at an affordable price for businesses with 5 or less employees, giving peace of mind and higher returns. 

Business Lawyers
Legal Consultation worth £200!
We support start up and fledgling businesses in many areas of business law: debt cWin a legal consultation in the Remote Worker Awardsollection and litigation; contracts; commercial agreements; partnerships; company formations; corporate law; franchise purchase and sale; distribution and agency; employment and consultancy; copyright and intellectual property and much more-please visit business-lawyers.org.

This runner up prize is a free 1 hour legal consultation and surgery of all legal contracts, advices and concerns affecting your Home Business worth £200. 

Amazing People
Business Coaching worth £150!
Take time out of your business to focus on you – your strengths and talents.  We can focus on how you match
theWin a coaching session from Amazing People requirements of your business.  We can't be good at everything so why struggle in areas you could get help with – concentrate on your strengths. You can focus on what you do in your job, your plans for the future and get you focused on goals.

The prize is a 90 minute coaching session with Denise Taylor, award winning career coach and chartered occupational psychologist.  She has worked with many entrepreneurs as guest faculty with The Internet Marketing Group. Prior to your session you will complete a short questionnaire to get you focused on what's important to you and how to get the best out of this session. This can be a phone coaching session or you can meet Denise at her office in Tewkesbury.

Runners Up PrizesWin career coaching in the Remote Worker Awards

GLOWS Career Coaching
One Hour session worth £80!
Lindsey Reed from GLOWS Career Coaching is an experienced coach who is passionate about moving people forward in careers that inspire them.

Her clients include private and business people and through her coaching they have achieved successful career transition; promotion and improved leadership. Lindsey is a licensed Career Coach, Master NLP Practitioner and also an ILM Trainer (Institute of Leadership and Management).

The VA Success Group
The winner will receive a Marketing Your Home Business Online Course worth £75!
The VA Success Group is the UK's premier virtual assistant training company offering a full range of practical services and products for both start up and established virtual assistants.

Their Marketing Your Home Business Course is ideal for all entrepreneurs and home based business owners and will help you establish your USP, identify your niche market and get the most out of your marketing budget. See more at
http://www.vasuccessgroup.co.uk/


Four Four Time
Time Management worth £62!
Four Four Time Limited are offering three prizes of the current Single User version of the Four Four Time Project Timer. This software will work alongside any other program to time your work automatically with just a click of the mouse, and produce reports by project or by daily activity.   Win time management software in the Freelance Consultant Award

This simple timer does away with the need for diary notes, scraps of paper, or tedious time sheets. You can time your work accurately for charging, planning, validating charges and everyday time management. You can see full details of the features and benefits of this prize on the Four Four Time Profile Page.

A Guide to Promoting Your BusinessWin a guide to promoting your business in the remote worker awards
Three copies of A Guide to Promoting Your Business each worth £15!
Promoting your Business is what YOU need to give your business an immediate boost. Spend just 15 minutes each day working through the inspired ideas in the workbook and watch your business grow.

Learn how to make the most of every promotional opportunity. Find out how to do your own PR on a budget; write press releases that get coverage and make telephone calls with confidence. Promoting your Business is packed with essential business promotion skills for YOU – don't miss out on this chance to learn to promote your business better.

 Total Prize value so far £12,285!


Freelance Consultant Criteria:
* Must be a self employed freelancer or consultant.

Please answer as many of the following questions as possible, your answers will be used to get a bigger picture of your application.

1. Demonstrate Your Freelance Business.
* What is your freelance work? Why do you work from home and what is unique and innovative about your home consultancy? 
* Do you think remote working or home working is a greener way to work and why does it benefit your business? If you are involved with any eco issues related to remote working, please feel free to give details. For example, are you doing anything to reduce your carbon footprint in your home office? Do you boast any original eco friendliness?  
* Have you overcome adversity or a challenge to get your home business up and running?

2. Why should you be Freelance Consultant of the Year?
* Where is your home office? Do you have a weird, wild or whacky office? Is it in a spare bedroom, study, the garden shed, garage, kitchen table or the family caravan?
* Describe what your office looks like, how you work in it and what makes it productive (or not)?
* What do you like most and dislike most about you your home office? And how could it be improved to give you a more productive day?

3. Your Freelance Consultancy in Action.
* What technology advancements drive your business? How do you target and communicate with your clients or customers? 
* Has your freelancing consultancy made an impact to commerce or to someone's life? What is the biggest impact freelance consulting had on your life or your client's business?
* Please give details of why you feel you have the most engaging freelance consultancy.

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

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