Entries

The Connect2Care Heroes Awards are open to:

  • Apprentices who are currently enrolled on an apprenticeship or who have completed a Connect2Care apprenticeship between the dates of 1st May 2020 and 31st May2021.
  • Employers which have run an apprenticeship programme with Connect2Care between the dates of 1st May 2020 and 31st May 2021.

By entering the Connect2Care Heroes Awards you agree that your submission may be used for media and PR purposes. Please email marketing@connect2care.net if you have any objections to this when you enter the awards.

The organisers cannot accept any responsibility for the loss or damage of any entry. All entries will be treated in the strictest confidence. The judges’ decisions will be final, and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into regarding the selection of the winners.

Entries and supporting documents (where applicable) will only be accepted when submitted via the online entry form. The deadline for entries is: 11th June 2021 and cannot be amended later.

Should the judges determine an entry submitted for one category is of greater relevance to another category, they may re-categorise that entry. The Connect2Care Heroes judges reserve the right to withdraw an entry that is deemed inaccurate or untruthful or does not meet the entry criteria.

Employees of Connect2Care and their family members or friends are not permitted to enter.

Winners

Winners of the awards (except Ultimate Apprentice of the Year 2021 and Ultimate Employer of the Year 2021) will either be visited by a member of the Connect2Care board to receive their award or this will be sent via post during August 2021 (depending on COVID-19 restrictions at the time). Winners will also be announced on the Connect2Care website and social media channels.

All winners will be invited to the Connect2Care online event in September 2021. Winners of Ultimate Apprentice of the Year 2021 and Ultimate Employer of the Year 2021 will be announced at the event.

Photographs and video

You agree that, should you be a finalist or winner of the Connect2Care Heroes Awards, any photographs or videos taken can be used for promotional purposes. Please email marketing@connect2care.net if you have any objections to this when you enter the awards.

Data protection

The information provided in your award entry is protected and secure in compliance with the Data Protection Act 1988, and the General Data Protection Regulation 2018.

Use of your personal information

The personal information you submit in your application will be used by Connect2Care to process and communicate with you about your entry. Your information will be shared with third parties working on behalf of the Connect2Care Heroes Awards to manage the awards applications and events.

Information contained within your application, including your personal information, may be shared with PR, creative or marketing agencies working on behalf of Connect2Care for publicity purposes relating to the promotion of apprenticeships as part of the awards process. Commercially sensitive information will not be shared publicly.