December 5th 2018 | Garden Lobby, The Scottish Parliament


15 May
' Nominations Open '
20 Oct
' Nominations Close *deadline extended* '
13 Nov
' Shortlist Announced '
4 Dec
' Scottish Public Service Awards '


Headline Sponsors


EY’s Government & Public Sector practice brings together teams of highly skilled professionals from its advisory, assurance, tax and transaction services to help you to find and implement solutions to the challenges you face locally, regionally and nationally. EY is committed to building a better working world and helping you meet your goals, achieve your potential and enhance public value.

EY combines leading public and private sector practice with an understanding of diverse needs, focusing on building organisations’ capability to deliver improved services. Drawing on years of experience from across the globe, EY can work with you to help strengthen your organisation, deliver value for money and achieve lasting improvement.



Project Management Institute

Project Management Institute is the world's leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project, programme and portfolio management profession. Founded in 1969, PMI delivers value for more than 2.9 million professionals working in nearly every country in the world through global advocacy, collaboration, education and research. PMI advances careers, improves organisational success and further matures the profession of project management through its globally recognised standards, certifications, resources, tools, academic research, publications, professional development courses, and networking opportunities.


Caledonian MacBrayne

Caledonian MacBrayne successfully operates the UK's largest ferry network providing lifeline services to some of Europe's most remote and economically fragile areas. But it is always determined to do more. It is an integral part of communities the length and breadth of its 200-mile long network as a major employer, business and tourism enabler, buyer of local goods and services, and supporter of events and social initiatives. A tangible and sincere commitment not only to the here and now, but investing to make a future difference to the people it serves, as well as the whole of Scotland.


Coca Cola Enterprises

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is the world’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottler operating across Andorra, Belgium, France, Germany, GB, Iceland, Luxemburg, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain and Sweden. In Great Britain we employ some 3,800 people and we are committed to minimising the environmental impact of our products and operations, with a particular focus on sustainable packaging, water stewardship, and energy and climate protection. We make sell and deliver Coca-Cola Classic, Diet Coke, Coca-Cola Zero Sugar, Fanta, Dr Pepper, Sprite, Schweppes, glacéau smartwater, Powerade, Oasis, Appletiser, 5 Alive Monster, Relentless and Capri-Sun.


Improvement Service

The Improvement Service (IS) is the national improvement organisation for local government in Scotland.  Our purpose is to help councils and their partners to improve the health, quality of life and opportunities of all people in Scotland through community leadership, strong local governance and the delivery of high quality, efficient local services.

Support for Councils

Through a series of principles, the IS works to promote improvement in local government and among its partners to support them improve outcomes and reduce the outcome gaps within populations and within areas.

Support for Community Planning Partnerships

The IS delivers a range of products and services that support CPPs to build their capacity to deliver the public service reform agenda.

Support for Elected Members

The IS has a non-partisan role to support all elected members in Scotland.



Objective Corporation creates information and process governance solutions that are effortless to use and enable organisations to advance their own digital transformation.  Designed for regulated industries, these solutions turn the imperative of compliance, accountability and governance into an opportunity to streamline business processes and deliver the innovative services that customers expect.

With a heritage in Enterprise Content Management (ECM), Objective’s expanded solutions extend governance across the spectrum of the modern workplace; underpinning information, processes and collaborative work-spaces.

Through a brilliant user experience, people access the information they need to progress processes from wherever they choose to work.

Objective is used by over 250 government organisations worldwide including; Scottish Government, Scottish Natural Heritage, OSCR, Highlands and Island Enterprise, West Lothian Council and South Lanarkshire Council.