The Professional Driver QSi Awards are designed to recognise chauffeur and private hire operators that demonstrate excellent standards of Quality, Service and Innovation.

Gold, silver and bronze awards will be given to companies or individuals in 10 categories.

Operators may submit their own applications and supporting materials. No nominations are needed, except for the Professional Driver of the Year Award, where the driver must be nominated by his or her employer.

10 PROFESSIONAL DRIVER QSI AWARDS CATEGORIES

Private Hire Operator, 1-50 cars

Private Hire Operator, 51+ cars

NEW START OPERATOR AWARD

If your business began trading after January 1st 2020 why not enter this award and receive recognition for your hard work and determination?

COMMUNITY AWARD

Rewarding initiatives that have made the winning companies real “local heroes”

MARKETING AWARD

Rewarding innovations in promoting and publicising a company’s services

 

ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD

Rewarding green initiatives that have made the company especially eco-friendly

Chauffeur Operator, 1-10 cars

Chauffeur Operator, 10+ cars

Business Diversification Award

PROFESSIONAL DRIVER OF THE YEAR

Individual driver or chauffeur, to be nominated by the operator or employer

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO ENTER THE PROFESSIONAL DRIVER QSI AWARDS?

All Chauffeur company of the Year Awards: Luxury chauffeur and executive car operators, based anywhere in the United Kingdom.

All Private Hire company of the Year Awards: Private Hire car operators, running cars mostly below the chauffeur car standards detailed above, based anywhere in the United Kingdom. Companies with mixed Private Hire and Hackney Carriage licenses are eligible, but purely Hackney Carriage fleets are not eligible.

For all Chauffeur Company and Private Hire Company Awards, fleet size is defined as the number of vehicles being operated by or on behalf of the company on a typical working day. It can therefore include both company-owned vehicles and driver-owned vehicles working exclusively for the company entering the award.

HOW ARE THE AWARDS JUDGED?

The finalists are selected by an independent panel that includes an expert for that sector and a member of the Professional Driver editorial team.

Shortlisted finalists will be chosen from the entries for each category by this judging team.

Meet the judges

Mark Bursa

Gary Jacobs

Mike Galvin

Steve Sommerfeld

QSI Award Sponsors

The sponsors of these awards span the whole private hire and chauffeuring chain; from manufacturers to expert suppliers. They are not simply leaders in their own right but a powerful collective force, which wields influence and expertise inside and outside of Private hire and chauffeuring. Together, they are inspiring and supporting transportation excellence.