• 1986

    UK Association of Suggestion Schemes (UKASS) initiated

  • 1987

    First conference launched in conjunction with BBC TV program

  • 1988

    British Steel win first Idea of the Year competition

  • 1990

    First International collaboration with DIB in Germany and Ideas America

  • 1992

    First Fellowship Awarded to Andrew Wood for services to the organisation

  • 1998

    Name changed to ideasUK Registered as a Charity

  • 1998

    Emirates becomes first international winner of ideasUK Idea of the Year competition

  • 2002

    First International Member invited to join the Advisory Board

  • 2004

    ideasUK Accreditation programme launched

  • 2007

    First Platinum Accreditations awarded to Legal & General, Bupa and Barclaycard

  • 2009

    Lifetime Achievement Award given to Andy Beddows

  • 2014

    100th Accreditation awarded

  • 2015

    ideasUK Community Interest Company formed

  • 2017

    On-line submission to the Idea of the Year competition launched

  • 2017

    19th Fellowship to ideasUK awarded to Jorn Lovstrom & Alan Firmin

  • 2018

    ideasUK launches tailored consultancy services to support organisation’s to develop their Workplace Innovation capability

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