A good employment contract is essential to both the employee and the employer. It is a legal requirement to have one in place within two months of taking on an employee, but the benefits to both sides are far greater than just ticking the box for the legal requirements.
On immediate face value, awards for success in business seem highly desirable. The glamour of the black ties and ball gowns, the prestige of being nominated and maybe even winning an award all add to this effect. There are certainly many benefits to winning awards but not all awards are what they might seem.