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HRO Today Services and Technology Association Awards1st September5th November1585
Categories: Strategic HR:
Thought Leadership Award
Excellence in Business partnership
Employer of the Year

HR Practices:
Recruitment Team of the Year
Excellence in Engagement Strategy
Innovation in HR Technology
Diversity & Inclusion Excellence
Excellence in Rewards & Benefits
EE Services & Wellness Excellence
Best Use of Social Media

HR Providers:
Partnership in Recruiting Excellence
Partnership in Learning & Development Excellence
Partnership in Staffing Excellence
Excellence in Screening
Excellence in Relocation

Individual Awards:
CHRO of the Year – North America
CHRO of the Year – Europe
Rising Star
HR Superstar (Leadership)
National Online Recruitment Awards (NORAs)7th September14th November580
Categories: Best Generalist Job Board
Best Specialist Job Board
Best Regional Job Board
Best National Recruitment Agency
Best Large Recruitment Agency
Best Small Recruitment Agency
Best Major Employer (over 500 employees)
Best Employer (under 500 employees)
Best Consumer Publication
Best Trade Publication
Best Employment Advice Website
Best Newcomer in Online Recruitment
Best Innovation in Online Recruitment
Sword of Honour7th September30th November2530
Categories: The award is open to business units and sites from all countries and business sectors who have achieved the maximum five stars in the British Safety Council’s independent Five Star health, safety and environmental management audits
Stonewall Top 100 Employers 7th September~1st January4571
Categories: Top 100 companies ranking based on extensive survey. Ranked by industry and region. 3 year award cycle (next starts 2018).

NETWORK GROUP OF THE YEAR
SENIOR CHAMPION OF THE YEAR
ROLE MODEL OF THE YEAR
ALLY OF THE YEAR

Stonewall Star Performers
Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Program7th September~14th December4963
Categories: Learning and Development Technology:
1. Best Advance in Learning Management Technology
2. Best Advance in Learning Management Technology for External Training
3. Best Advance in Learning Management Technology for Compliance Training
4. Best Advance in Performance Support Technology
5. Best Advance in Content Authoring Technology
6. Best Advance in Content Management Technology
7. Best Advance in Technology for Testing or Learning Evaluation
8. Best Advance in Mobile Learning Technology
9. Best Advance in Social Learning Technology
10. Best Advance in Technology for Virtual-Classroom or Conferencing Technology
11. Best Advance in Gaming or Simulation Technology
12. Best Advance in Learning Management Measurement/Business Impact Tools
13. Best Advance in Software for a Training Company
14. Best Advance in Learning Management Technology for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses
15. Best Advance in ILT Management and Delivery
16. Best Advance in Emerging Learning Technology
17. Best Advance in Unique Learning Technology

Talent Management Technology:
1. Best Advance in an Integrated Talent Management Platform
2. Best Advance in Social Talent Management
3. Best Advance in Talent Management Measurement/Business Impact Tools
4. Best Advance in Succession Management Technology and Tools
5. Best Advance in Leadership Simulation Tools
6. Best Advance in Performance Management TechnologY
7. Best Advance in Online Coaching Tools
8. Best Advance in Online Mentoring Tools
9. Best Advance in Career Management or Planning Technology
10. Best Advance in Talent Management Technology for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses
11. Best Advance in Emerging Talent Management Technology
12. Best Advance in Unique Talent Management Technology

Talent Acquisition Technology:
1. Best Advance in Talent Acquisition Technology
2. Best Advance in Candidate Experience Management Technology
3. Best Advance in Sourcing Technology
4. Best Advance in Candidate Assessments Technology
5. Best Advance in Onboarding Technology
6. Best Advance in Recruitment Marketing Technology
7. Best Advance in Social Talent Acquisition Technology
8. Best Advance in Mobile Talent Acquisition Technology
9. Best Advance in Employee Referral Technology
10. Best Advance in Talent Acquisition Technology for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses
11. Best Advance in Emerging Talent Acquisition Technology
12. Best Advance in Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) Technology
13. Best Advance in Unique Talent Acquisition Technology

Workforce Management Technology:
1. Best Advance in Time and Labor management
2. Best Advance in Compensation and Benefits and/or Payroll Administration
3. Best Advance in HR Predictive Analytics Technology
4. Best Advance in Rewards and Recognition Technology
5. Best Advance in Assessment and Survey Technology
6. Best Advance in HR or Workforce Management Technology for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses
7. Best Advance in Emerging Workforce Management Technology
8. Best Advance in Unique HR or Workforce Management Technology

Sales Enablement Technology:
1. Best Advance in Sales Enablement and Performance Tools
2. Best Advance in Mobile Sales Enablement and Performance Tools
3. Best Advance in Client Relationship Management Automation
4. Best Advance in Sales Training Online Application
5. Best Advance in Client Acquisition and Retention Technology
6. Best Advance in Sales Enablement Technology for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses
7. Best Advance in Emerging Sales Enablement Technology
8. Best Advance in Unique Sales Enablement Technology
The Recruitment International UK Awards (RI Awards)13th September4th October2127
Categories: COMPANY AWARDS
The Best Recruitment Company to Work For up to £10 Million
The Best Recruitment Company to Work For £10 - £20 Million
The Best Recruitment Company to Work For £20 - £40 Million
The Best Recruitment Company to Work For £40 - £100 Million
The Best Recruitment Company to Work For £100 Million +
The Growth Company of The Year
The International Recruitment Company of the Year
The Best Company for Client Service
The Best Company for Candidate Service
The Best CSR Initiative
The Diversity & Inclusion Champion (NEW)
The Most Innovative Recruitment Company of the Year
The Back Office Team of the Year
The Specialist Recruitment Company of the Year
The Brand of the Year
The Best Temporary Recruitment Company
The Best Use of Apprentices in the Recruitment Sector (NEW)

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS
The Entrepreneur of the Year
The Hall of Fame
The Sunday Times Best 100 Companies to Work For14th September~24th -25th February585
Categories: 100 Best small companies: 50 - 250 employees
Best mid-sized companies: 250 - 3,500 employees
Best big companies: 3500+ employees
100 Best Not-for-Profit Organisations to Work For.
Training Magazine’s Training Top 125 Award17th September25th February
Categories:
Employer Brand Management Awards MENA21st September~28th November4496
Categories: Best alignment of the employer value proposition with corporate brand values
Best communication of the employer brand to the external audience
Best short-term or one-off employer brand campaign
Best communication of the employer brand to the internal audience
Best diversity brand
Best digital communication of the employer brand
Best use of social media in the management or promotion of the employer brand
Best use of employer brand in customer marketing
Best employer brand management programme following changed mission, positioning or management
Best employer brand management programme following a merger or acquisition
Best alumni programme
Best brand ambassador programme
Best localisation of a global employer brand management programme
Best employer brand management event
Best employer brand innovation
Best ongoing commitment to employer brand management

Best employer brand management by sector:
Charity/NGO/NFP
Energy
Engineering & manufacturing
Extractives
Financial services
Food & beverage
Healthcare & pharmaceuticals
Professional services
Property
Public sector
Retail
Technology, media and telecommunications
Travel & leisure
Utilities
Best creative execution of the employer brand
Grand Prix of employer brand management
Inspiration in HR Award 24th September21st November3800
Categories: Inspiration in HR Award (supported by IFSEC)
The Healthy Workplaces Good Practice Awards Multiple dates~1st April 3246
Categories: The 2018/19 scheme is regarding "Managing dangerous substances in the workplace"

UK deadline is 31st October 2018, Event in November 2019.
The Learning Awards28th September7th February582
Categories: External Learning Solution of the Year
Internal Learning Solution of the Year
Learning Professional of the Year
Learning Leader of the Year
Innovation in Learning Award
Learning Technologies
Start-up of the Year
People Development Programme of the Year (Private Sector)
People Development Programme of the Year (Public Sector)
Apprenticeship Programme of the Year
Learning Team of the Year Award
Onboarding Programme of the Year
Learning Provider of the Year Award
Rising Star Award
Digital Learning Transformation Award
The Colin Corder Award for Outstanding Contribution to Learning
RAD Awards (Recruitment Advertising)28th September31st January586
Categories: Apprentice, Graduate and Early Careers Website
Best Creative Idea
Best Use of Technology
Branded Material
Candidate Experience
Diversity and Inclusion Initiative
Employee Engagement
Originality and creativity.
£ 205.00 +VAT (20%)
Employer Brand
Employer Website
Events, Experiential and Outdoor
Graduate Campaign
Innovation
Integrated Campaign
School Leaver and Apprentice Campaign
Single Use of Video
Use of Audio
Use of Social
Video Campaign
The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers~Ranking~1st September1521
Categories: Top 100 Awards
Globe of Honour~1st October~24th November2531
Categories: The award is open to business units and sites from all countries and business sectors who have achieved the maximum five stars in the British Safety Council’s independent Five Star health, safety and environmental management audits.
Employee Engagement Awards UK & Europe5th October24th January2815
Categories: The People Insight Employee Engagement Company of the Year
Unsung Hero Award
Employee Engagement SMB Company of the Year
Employee Engagement Enterprise Company of the Year Award
Employee Engagement Public Sector Company of the Year Award
Employee Engagement Non-Profit/Charity Company of the Year Award
Internal Communications Award
Employer Brand Award
Leadership Award
Wellbeing Award
Reward and Recognition Award
Diversity & Inclusion Award
Social Responsibility Award
Customer Engagement Award
Best Use of Technology Award
Employee Engagement Consultancy of the Year Award
Employee Engagement Vendor of the Year Award
National Centre for Diversity NCFD Grand Awards 12th October17th January4531
Categories: Managing Director/ Chief Executive
Principal
Board / Senior Leadership Team
Most Improved Organisation
Resources /Procurement Manager
Employee
EDI Lead
Most Inspiring Individual
Diversity Steering Group
Most Innovative EDI Initiative
Retailer
Technology company
The HR Distinction Awards~13th October2nd May1342
Categories: DISTINCTION IN INNOVATIVE RECRUITMENT AND ONBOARDING INITIATIVES
DISTINCTION IN TALENT MANAGEMENT
DISTINCTION IN LEARNING AND ORGANISATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
DISTINCTION IN LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
DISTINCTION IN TOTAL REWARDS AND BENEFITS
DISTINCTION IN EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT AND EXPERIENCE
DISTINCTION IN LEADING TRANSFORMATIONAL CHANGE
DISTINCTION IN ORGANISATIONAL DESIGN AND HR INNOVATION
DISTINCTION IN HR INNOVATION THROUGH TECHNOLOGY
DISTINCTION IN HEALTH AND WELLBEING
DISTINCTION IN INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY
DISTINCTION IN EARLY CAREER EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMMES
DISTINCTION IN COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND CONTRIBUTION
DISTINCTION IN SUPPLIER-LED HR INNOVATION AND COLLABORATION
HR TEAM OF THE YEAR
L&D TEAM OF THE YEAR
EMERGING LEADER IN HR
HR DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
HR DISTINCTION AWARD: OVERALL BEST PLACE TO WORK
The Gulf Employee Experience Awards 17th October22nd January4038
Categories: Financial/Insurance Services
Retail
Government Services
SME - Medium, Small & Micro Organisations
Best Customer Experience Strategy
Contact Centre
Client Relationship Management
Customer Insight & Feedback
Customer Complaints
Most Effective Customer Experience in Social Media
Best Measurement in Customer Experience
Business Change or Transformation
New Product, Product Improvement
Customer Happiness
Customer Experience Professional
Customer Experience Team
Best Government use of Digital
Best Application/Use of Mobile
Best Integrated Approach
Best Internal Use of Digital
Digital Strategy
Digital Agency
Digital Transformation
Employee Empowerment
Employee Engagement
Employee Insight and Feedback
Employee Happiness
HR Team of the Year
HR Metrics and Analytics
Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative RIDI Awards ~19th October~3rd November3879
Categories: 1. Getting Started
2. Employers Choice
3. Agency choice
4. Individual Choice
5. Extending The Reach
6. Reasonable Adjustments In Recruitment
7. Disability Confident
8. Innovation In Assessment
9. Supply Chain Management
10. Greatest Impact
HR Brilliance Awards 26th October7th December3734
Categories: Brilliance in Recruitment & Retention
HR Team of the Year
Brilliance in Innovative Use of Technology
HR Director of the Year
Brilliance in Employee Engagement
Business Leader of the Year
Innovative Team of the Year
The Bersin by Deloitte WhatWorks Awards~28th October~1st May 583
Categories: Transforming HR
Developing Tomorrow's Leaders
Enabling High-Impact Learning
Acquiring Top Talent
Optimizing Talent Management

Corporate Adviser Awards~28th October~28th February 1353
Categories: Adviser Categories:
Pension Adviser of the Year
Best Strategy for Investment Advice on Pensions
Best Adviser Auto-Enrolment Proposition
Best At-Retirement Solution
Best Member Communication Strategy
Best Use of Technology by a Corporate Adviser
Group Risk Adviser of the Year
Healthcare Adviser of the Year
Best Integrated Health and Wellbeing Solution
Corporate Adviser Firm of the Year 2016
Corporate Adviser Small Firm of the Year 2016

Provider Categories:
Best Group Risk Provider
Best Healthcare Provider
Best Cash Plan Provider
Best Group Pension Provider
Best Provider Decumulation Proposition
Ultimate Default Fund
Best Master Trust
The IFTDO Global HRD Awards~31st October~20th March1411
Categories: 1. Best HRD Practice
2. Research Excellence Award
Great Place to Work15th November~27th April686
Categories: End of October 2017 is deadline for completion of Trust Index Employee Survey(c)
Note there are many Great Place schemes being run internationally - see website for full list.

Best Workplaces In The UK - Large Category
Best Workplaces In The UK - Medium Category
Best Workplaces In The UK - Small Category
Best Workplaces In Scotland
Corporate Responsibility Award
Disability Excellence Award
Health & Wellbeing Award
Learning & Leadership For Sustainability Award
Most Trusted Leadership Excellence Award
Learning & Development Excellence Award
World’s Best Multinationals
100 Best Workplaces In Europe
Best Companies To Work For Latin America
Tech & Learning's Stellar Service Awards~22nd November~1st January4867
Categories: 1. Best Use Of Afterschool Time (Best Online PD Training)
2. The Help Site You Want To Keep Going Back To (Best Help Site Portal)
3. The Ed Tech Rep You Would Hire If You Could (Best Ed Tech Rep)
4. The Number You Have On Autodial (Best Tech Support)
5. Frequent Buyer Smiles (Best Perks & Extras.)
BITC Workplace Gender Equality Awards ~23rd November~20th April 345
Categories: Engaging Women Award
Inclusive Leader Award: Gender Champion
Inclusive Leader Award: People Manager
Progression Award
FTSE Executive Women Award
Female FTSE 100 Award
Talent Pipeline Award
Transforming Cultures Award
Transparency Award
The Employee Wellbeing Awards ~23rd November~8th February4827
Categories: EMPLOYER CATEGORIES:
THE EMPLOYEE WELLBEING AWARD: PHYSICAL
THE EMPLOYEE WELLBEING AWARD: MENTAL
THE EMPLOYEE WELLBEING AWARD: FINANCIAL
THE EMPLOYEE WELLBEING AWARD: BENEFIT STRATEGIES
THE EMPLOYEE WELLBEING AWARD: SOCIAL INCLUSION
THE EMPLOYEE WELLBEING AWARD: LEADERSHIP & CULTURE
THE EMPLOYEE WELLBEING AWARD: INNOVATION

INDIVIDUAL CATEGORIES - NOMINATION ONLY:
THE EMPLOYEE WELLBEING PINNACLE AWARD
THE EMPLOYEE WELLBEING VISIONARY AWARD
THE EMPLOYEE WELLBEING VANGUARD AWARD
Safety Groups UK Awards~24th November~30th January 2152
Categories: Alan Butler Award
Maurice Adamson Award
The LEAD Awards ~30th November~8th February4694
Categories: Corporate: Leadership Programs:
Best Executive Coaching Program
Best Mentoring Program
Innovation in Deployment of Leadership Programs
Best Global / International Leadership Program
Best Use of Mobile Technology
Best Use of Simulations
Best Use of Team Building
Best Corporate University
Best Use of Social Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing
Best Use of Classroom and Traditional Training
Best Train the Trainer Program
Best Use of a Learning Management System
Best Sales Leadership Program (non-store/restaurant)
Best Store / Restaurant Management Program
Best Customer Service Leadership Training Program
Best Third-Party Channel Partner / Customer Training Program
Best First Time Manager Program
Best Experienced / Senior Leaders Program
Top Leadership Partner

Education Leadership Programs:
Degree Program with Emphasis on HR
Degree Program with Emphasis on Leadership Development/Organizational Development
Certificate Program with Emphasis on HR
Certificate Program with Emphasis on Leadership / Organizational Development
Diploma Program with Emphasis on HR
Diploma Program with Emphasis on Leadership / Organizational Development
Open Enrollment- Continuing Education Program with Emphasis on HR
Open Enrollment- Continuing Education Program with Emphasis on Leadership / Organizational Development
HR Custom Content Programming- Continuing Education Program with Emphasis on HR
Custom Content Programming- Continuing Education Program with Emphasis on Leadership / Organizational Development
Master's Program with Emphasis on HR
Master's Program with Emphasis on Leadership / Organizational Development
PhD Program with Emphasis on HR
PhD Program with Emphasis on Leadership / Organizational Development

Individual Leader of the Year Awards:
Top Future Leader Award - 35 and Under
Top Corporate Leader Award
British LGBT Awards ~Multiple dates~11th May3982
Categories: Public categories:
Online Impact
Celebrity Straight Ally
LGBT+Celebrity
Music Artist
LGBT+Broadcaster/Journalist
Media Moment
Charity or Community Initiative
Outstanding contribution to LGBT+Life
Brand and Marketing Campaign

Corporate Categories:
LGBT+ Rising Star
Corporate Straight Ally
LGBT+ Network Group
Diversity Champion
LGBT+ Inspirational Leader
Employer or Company







Corporate Rising Star
Corporate Straight Ally
LGBT Network Group
Diversity Champion
Inspirational Role Model
Employer/Company
Celebrity Rising Star
Celebrity Straight Ally
LGBT Celebrity
Broadcaster, Presenter or Journalist
Destination
Charity or Community Initiative
Brand/Marketing Campaign
Media Moment
The Firm Awards~12th December~15th March4919
Categories: Best Careers Website
Best Development of An Employer Brand
Best Diversity & Inclusion Recruitment Strategy
Best Employee Referral Programme
In-House Recruiter of the Year
Innovation of the Year
Outstanding Impact Transformation & Change
Best Candidate Experience
Best Social Recruitment Strategy
Best Supplier Partnership
Best Emerging Talent Strategy
Best Onboarding Experience
Recruitment Leader of the Year
Recruitment Team of the Year
Best Use of Mobile
The RoSPA Health and Safety Awards~Multiple dates~Multiple dates17
Categories: Registration 16th Dec 2016 (28th April Scotland)
Submission 6th February 2017 (5th June Scotland)

Categories:
Achievement Awards
Industry Sector Awards
Fleet Safety Awards
Environment Award
Occupational Health Award
Workforce Involvement Award
RoSPA Scotland Trophy
Best New Entry Award
Sir George Earle Trophy
Guardian Angel Awards
ONREC Online Recruitment Awards~14th December~1st March589
Categories: The Creative Online Marketing Award
The Creative Offline Marketing Award
The Technical Innovation Award
The Best Online Candidate Experience Award
The Best Use of Mobile Award
The Best Corporate Graduate Site Award
The Best Use Online Recruitment in the Public Sector Award
The Niche Jobboard Award
Innovative Use of Social Media in the Recruitment Process Award
The Best Corporate Use of Online Recruitment Award
The Best Use of Online Recruitment by a Recruitment Agency Award
Unsung Hero of the Year Award
Newcomer of the Year Award
Personality of the Year Award
City and Guilds Medals for Excellence~20th December~2nd January 576
Categories: Business Support Skills
Construction & Building
Creative Techniques
Engineering & Transport
Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy
IT
Retail & Warehousing
Telecommunications
Travel, Tourism & Aviation
TrainingIndustry.com Top Training Companies~Multiple dates~Ongoing1769
Categories: Authoring Tools
Leadership Training
Sales Training
Training Outsourcing
Content Development
Workforce Development
Learning Portal
Gamification
IT Training
Coding Bootcamps



Top Employer Institute Certification Programme ~Ongoing~1st February4237
Categories: Ranking based on survey findings for the UK's Top Employers.

Survey opens in May, and the deadline is September/October (exact date TBC) with a certification dinner in February each year.
PPMA Excellence in People Management Awards ~5th January~27th April 2537
Categories: Commercialisation and HR
The Role of HR in innovation
Transforming the working environment
Improving workplace productivity through
better work life balance
Sustainable transformation
Most effective partnership

Best value for money recruitment campaign
Social media recruitment campaign of the year
Senior Leadership campaign of the year
Best Frontline recruitment campaign advert
President’s Award for Special Contribution
Public Sector HRD of the year
BSIF Safety Awards~10th January~11th April2149
Categories: Product Innovation
Service Awards
Safety Excellence
The Safety & Health Excellence Awards~10th January~11th April4815
Categories: HSM Health & Safety Manager of the
Year Award
HSM Rising Star of the Year Award
Innovation of the year for Fire
Innovation of the year for Security
Lifetime Achievement Award
Campaign of the year (Fire, Security, Health & Safety)
Health & Safety Team of the Year Award
BSIF Customer Service Award
BSIF Product Innovation Award
BSIF Safety Solution Award
Employer Brand Management Awards ~12th January~26th April 3824
Categories: Best alignment of the employer value proposition with corporate brand values
Best communication of the employer brand to the external audience
Best communication of the employer brand to the internal audience
Best short-term or one-off employer brand campaign
Best diversity brand
Best digital communication of the employer brand
Best use of social media in the management or promotion of the employer brand
Best use of employer brand in customer marketing
Best employer brand management programme following changed mission, positioning or management
Best employer brand management programme following a merger or acquisition
Best alumni programme
Best brand ambassador programme
Best employee experience
Best localisation of a global employer brand management programme
Best employer brand management event
Best employer brand innovation
Best ongoing commitment to employer brand management
Best employer brand management by sector
Charity/NGO/NFP
Education
Energy and utilities
Engineering and manufacturing
Extraction (oil, gas and mining)
Financial services
FMCG
Food and beverage
Healthcare and pharmaceuticals
Industry and basic materials
Professional services
Property
Public sector
Retail
Technology, media and telecommunications
Transport and logistics
Travel, leisure and tourism
Best creative execution of the employer brand
Grand Prix of employer brand management
TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards~Multiple dates~28th March595
Categories: Best social mobility strategy
Apprentice of the year
Best school leaver programme
Best diversity strategy
Best innovation in student recruitment
Best work experience programme
Best student marketing campaign <50
Best student marketing campaign >50
Best use of social media
Rising star
Best graduate website
Best on-boarding experience
The GEO Awards ~26th January~25th April4934
Categories: Best Plan Communication
Best Use of Technology
Most Innovative and Creative Plan Design
Best Plan Effectiveness
Best Use of Employee Share Plans in a Corporate Action
Best in Financial Education
Most Creative Solution
Best Use of Video Communication
Best Use of a Share Plan in an Emerging Market
Best Use of a Share Plan in a private company
The Judges' Award (Optional)
Global HR Excellence Awards~30th January~15th February1573
Categories: LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
JRD TATA AWARD FOR HR LEADERSHIP
STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP AWARD
WOMEN SUPER ACHIEVER AWARD
HR LEADERSHIP AWARD
TALENT ACQUISITION LEADERSHIP AWARD
PROFESSOR DAVE ULRICH AWARD FOR HR LEADERSHIP
EMERGING LEADER OF THE YEAR
CEO OF THE YEAR
CEO WITH HR ORIENTATION
DIVERSITY LEADERSHIP AWARD
BEST THOUGHT LEADERSHIP PUBLICATION FOR CORPORATE LEADERS :
HR COMPANY OF THE YEAR
HR LEADERSHIP AWARD
CHRO OF THE YEAR
CONTRIBUTION TO THE FIELD OF TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT
EXEMPLARY LEADER AWARD
HR PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR
OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO GLOBAL HR
YOUNG HR PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR
HR LEADER OF THE YEAR
LEADERS OF TOMORROW AWARD
AWARD FOR CAREER FAIRS, CAMPUS RECRUITMENT
AWARD FOR INNOVATION IN RECRUITMENT
AWARD FOR INNOVATION IN RETENTION STRATEGY
AWARD FOR LEADING HR PRACTICES IN QUALITY WORK-LIFE
AWARD FOR MANAGING HEALTH AT WORK
AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN TRAINING
AWARD FOR USE OF MEDIA & OTHER RECRUITMENT METHODS
AWARD FOR TALENT MANAGEMENT
BEST CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY PRACTICES
BEST SERVICE PROVIDER IN HR
BEST WORKPLACE PRACTICES
BPO ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR
AWARD FOR DIVERSITY & HUMAN RESOURCE
DIVERSITY IMPACT AWARD
ORGANIZATION WITH INNOVATIVE HR PRACTICES
OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO THE CAUSE OF EDUCATION
ORGANISATION WITH BEST EMPLOYEE RELATIONS PRACTICES
BEST LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM FOR MIDDLE MANAGEMENT
BEST OVERALL STAFFING AND RECRUITING ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR
OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO RECRUITMENT
EXCELLENCE IN EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT
FUN AT WORK
Employee Benefits Awards~31st January~8th June596
Categories: Best staff travel benefits
Best healthcare and wellbeing benefits – small employer
Best healthcare and wellbeing benefits – large employer
Best mental health strategy
Best pensions communications
Best financial wellbeing strategy
Most motivational benefits
Best flexible benefits plan
Best voluntary benefits
Best employee share schemes
Best benefits communications - small employer
Best benefits communications - large employer
Best alignment of benefits to business strategy
Best benefits to support working carers - NEW
Best use of benefits technology
Most engaging benefits proposition
Benefits team of the year
Diversity Champion Award~Ongoing~Ongoing 3906
Categories: Corporate
Public Sector
Community
Not for Profit
S.M.E.
The Recruiter Awards for Excellence ~2nd February~3rd May594
Categories: Individual Awards
1. Agency Recruitment Leader of the Year
2. In-House Recruitment Leader of the Year
3. Recruitment Industry Entrepreneur of the Year

In-House Recruiter Awards - for employers
4. Best Candidate Experience
5. Best Graduate Recruitment Strategy
6. Best Apprentice/ School Leaver Recruitment Strategy
7. In-House Innovation in Recruitment
8. Most Effective Employer Brand Development
9. Best In-House Recruitment Team

External Recruiter Awards - for agencies
10. Best Recruitment Agency Marketing Team
11. Best Candidate Care
12. Best Client Service
13. Best Banking/Financial Services Recruitment Agency
14. Best Engineering Recruitment Agency
15. Best International Recruitment Agency
16. Best IT/ Technology Recruitment Agency
17. Best New Agency
18. Best Professional Services Recruitment Agency
19. Best Public/ Third Sector Recruitment Agency
20. Best Temporary Recruitment Agency
21. Most Effective Back Office Operation
22. Recruitment Agency of the Year – Micro (up to 10 Employees)
23. Recruitment Agency of the Year – Small (11-49 Employees)
24. Recruitment Agency of the Year – Medium (50 – 249 Employees)
25. Recruitment Agency of the Year – Large (250+ Employees)
26. Most Effective Compliance Operation
27. Outstanding Outsourced Recruitment Organisation

Supplier Awards
28. Recruitment Technology Innovation of the Year
29. Recruitment Industry Supplier of the Year
30. Most Effective Recruitment Marketing Campaign
International Safety Awards (British Safety Council)~5th February~27th April2150
Categories: Sector awards
1. Manufacturing
2. Oil, gas, mining and quarrying
3. Power and utilities
4. Construction and property activities
5. Wholesale and retail services
6. Transportation, distribution and storage
7. Hospitality and catering
8. Education
9. Health and social care
10. Not for profit
11. Financial, IT, legal, scientific, technical services and media
12. Local government, defence and public services
13. Onshore major hazard

Additional awards
Health and Safety Champion of the Year
Young Health and Safety Champion of the Year
Award for employee wellbeing initiative
Award for innovation to improve occupational health and safety
Internal Communications Brilliance Awards~19th February~23rd March3727
Categories: Best Internal Communications Campaign
IC Innovation of the Year
IC Team of the Year
IC Professional of the Year
Best IC Consultancy
UK Employee Experience Awards~20th February~17th May2582
Categories: Sector Specific - Best Employee Experience:
Automotive, Travel & Transport
Contact Centres
Financial Services – Banking & Investment
Government & Public Services
Hospitality, Leisure, and Entertainment
Industrial (Construction/Engineering/Manufacturing)
Insurance Services
Media, Publishing & Education
Not for Profit & Charity
Professional and Consumer Services
Retail
Technology & Telecoms
Utilities

Discipline Specific - Best Employee Experience:
Business Change or Transformation
Delivering Customer Experience
Delivering Innovation
Employee Diversity & Inclusion
Employee Engagement
Employee Health & Wellbeing
Employee Insight and Feedback
Employee Recognition & Reward
Learning & Development
Recruitment, Retention & Talent Management
Use of Technology &/or Social Media
Youth Employment

People People - Best Employee Experience:
Inspiring People Person
Leader of the Year
Manager of the Year
Team of the Year
HPMA Excellence Awards~21st February~7th June2517
Categories: Capsticks award for innovation in HR
Social Partnership Forum award for partnership working between employers and trade unions
Neyber award for excellence in employee engagement
Academi Wales Award for Excellence in Organisational Development
Award for best use of Your ESR
Award for HR analytics
University of Bradford award for cross-sector working
Vivup award for wellbeing
Most effective use of diversity
Chamberlain Dunn Learning award for education, learning and development initiative
Award for working smarter
HSJ strategic recruitment award
Guardian Jobs rising star award
Deputy HR director of the year
HR director of the year
Recruitment team of the year
HR team of the year
President’s award for outstanding lifetime achievement
IELA International E-Learning Awards - Business Division1st March14th June566
Categories: E-Learning
Mobile Learning
Blended Learning
Workplace Savings & Benefits (WSB) Awards~Multiple dates6th September2119
Categories: Savings & Benefits Team of the Year
Best Benefits Strategy / Innovation of the Year
Best Pensions Strategy of the Year
Best Communications / Engagement Initiative of the Year
Best Healthcare and Wellbeing Strategy of the Year
Best Financial Education Strategy
Best Flexible Benefits Strategy
Employee Benefit Consultant of the Year
Pension Consultant of the Year
Group Risk Consultant of the Year
Healthcare and Wellbeing Consultant of the Year
Benefits Innovation of the Year
Benefit Communications Initiative of the Year
Best Use of Technology for Benefits Award
Car Scheme Provider of the Year
Flexible Benefits Provider of the Year
Financial Education Provider of the Year
Group Risk Provider of the Year
Health Cash Plan Provider of the Year
Health and Wellbeing Provider of the Year
Pension Provider of the Year
Voluntary Benefits Provider of the Year
Wellbeing Initiative of the Year
Mental Health Initiative of the Year
International Benefits Provider of the Year * NEW FOR 2018 *
Share Scheme Provider of the Year * NEW FOR 2018 *
Workplace Savings and Benefits Initiative of the Year * NEW FOR 2018 *
Diversity and Inclusion Excellence Award *NEW FOR 2018 *
CIPD Recruitment Marketing Awards~15th March~12th July1621
Categories: Art Direction
Copywriting (in print, online or mobile)
Campaign of the Year
Press Advertisement
Graduate Initiative
Outdoor Campaign
Digital Solution
Recruitment Website (below £50,000)
Recruitment Website (above £50,000)
Internal Communications
Social Media
Video (below £10,000)
Video (above £10,000)
Mobile
Experiential - NEW FOR 2017
Employer Brand
Recruitment Effectiveness
Diversity and Inclusion Initiative
Apprenticeship Initiative
In-House Recruitment Marketing Team
Technology Innovation - NEW FOR 2017
Agency of the Year
Grand Prix (overall winner)
Tomorrow's Health and Safety Awards ~16th March~1st April4040
Categories: 50 Stars of Safety (Best Products of the Year)
HR Excellence Awards (HR Magazine)~19th March~26th June598
Categories: Best HR team
Best HR strategy from overseas
Most effective recruitment strategy
Best learning and development strategy
Most innovative deployment of HR technology
Best talent management strategy
Most effective use of internal communications
Health and wellbeing award
Most effective benefits strategy
Best CSR strategy
Leading transformation award
Outstanding employee engagement strategy
Best youth employment strategy
Diversity and inclusion award
Most people-focused CEO
HR director of the year
HR excellence Gold Award
HR Future Leader of the Year
ICF International Prism Award ~20th March~25th August4249
Categories: ICF International Prism Award
CEB Internal Communications Awards~23rd March~29th June1363
Categories: Expert Leadership & Manager Communications
Innovation in Digital, Social & Mobile Communications
Strategic Employee Research & Insight
Excellence in Change Communication
Small Idea, Big Impact
Achievement in Shaping a High-Performance Culture
Large Team of the Year
Lean Team of the Year
Internal Communicator of the Year
The enei Awards (Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion)~23rd March~10th July4037
Categories: Global Diversity
Impact Through Innovation
Inclusive Culture
Agile Working
Advancing Social Mobility in the Workplace
Apprenticeships
Disability Confident
Inclusive Procurement
Pay Gap
Representative Workforce
Team of the Year
Equality & Inclusion Senior Champion of the Year
Employee Network Group 2018
Community Impact
Personal Achievement
Princess Royal Training Awards ~29th March~24th November3911
Categories: n/a - see 'Hallmarks' for criteria
Global Recruiter Industry Awards~30th March~21st June1576
Categories: Best Candidate Attraction through Social Media
Best Client Service
Best Employer Brand
Best In-house Training
Best Innovation
Best Job Board
Best Large Recruitment Business
Best Marketing Campaign
Best Medium Recruitment Business
Best Newcomer
Best Permanent Consultant
Best Recruitment Process Outsourcing Business
Best Small Recruitment Business
Best Specialist Job Board
Best Specialist Recruitment Business
Best Temporary Consultant
Best UK Overseas Operation
ATD BEST Awards ~31st March~5th October3554
Categories: Recognising Employee Talent Development
Relocate Awards ~31st March~10th May4142
Categories: Category A: HR/Global Mobility and Partnerships
1. Best International HR or Mobility Initiative
2. Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion [NEW]
3. Outstanding HR & Supplier Partnership
4. Outstanding HR & Immigration Partnership

Category B: Technology
5. Best Technological Innovation – Corporate Support
6. Best Technological Innovation – Employee and Family Support

Category C: Mobility Services/Suppliers
7. Best Relocation Management Company
8. Best Serviced Apartment Provider
9. Excellence in Employee and Family Support
10. Destination Services Provider of the Year
11. Best International Removals Provider

Category D: Schools
12. School Providing Outstanding Relocation Support [NEW]
13. Inspiring Future Careers – Best Employer & School(s) Initiative [NEW]

Category E: Contribution to Relocation
14. Best Mobility Research Contribution [NEW]
Brandon Hall Excellence in Human Capital Management Program~13th April~1st February4961
Categories: Learning and Development:
1. BEST ADVANCE IN CUSTOM CONTENT
2. BEST RESULTS OF A LEARNING PROGRAM
3. BEST LEARNING PROGRAM SUPPORTING A CHANGE TRANSFORMATION BUSINESS STRATEGY
4. BEST ADVANCE IN CREATING A LEARNING STRATEGY
5. BEST ADVANCE IN ESTABLISHING GOVERNANCE TO GUIDE LEARNING DECISIONS
6. BEST USE OF BLENDED LEARNING
7. BEST ADVANCE IN COMPETENCIES AND SKILL DEVELOPMENT
8. BEST ADVANCE IN LEARNING TECHNOLOGY IMPLEMENTATION
9. BEST CERTIFICATION PROGRAM
10. BEST ADVANCE IN CREATING AN EXTENDED ENTERPRISE LEARNING PROGRAM
11. BEST USE OF GAMES AND SIMULATIONS FOR LEARNING
12. BEST USE OF MOBILE LEARNING
13. BEST USE OF PERFORMANCE SUPPORT
14. BEST USE OF SOCIAL COLLABORATIVE LEARNING
15. BEST USE OF VIDEO FOR LEARNING
16. BEST USE OF VIRTUAL WORLDS FOR LEARNING
17. BEST ADVANCE IN COMPLIANCE TRAINING
18. BEST USE OF SECTION 508 REQUIREMENTS FOR TRAINING PLATFORMS
19. BEST ADVANCE IN LEARNING MEASUREMENT
20. BEST LEARNING TEAM
21. BEST TEAM DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
22. BEST UNIQUE OR INNOVATIVE LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
23. BEST ADVANCE IN TRAINING PROGRAMS THAT REQUIRE GLOBAL ACCESSIBILITY STANDARDS
24. Best launch of a corporate learning university
25. Best strategy for a corporate learning university
26. Best Customer Training Program
27. EMERGING STARS IN LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT
28. HCM CITIZENSHIP
29. BEST APPROACH TO HCM INNOVATION

Talent Management:
1. BEST ADVANCE IN CREATING A TALENT STRATEGY
2. BEST ADVANCE IN TALENT MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY IMPLEMENTATIONS
3. BEST ADVANCE IN PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT
4. BEST ADVANCE IN SUCCESSION AND CAREER MANAGEMENT
5. BEST ADVANCE IN HIGH POTENTIAL DEVELOPMENT
6. BEST ADVANCE IN ASSESSMENT UTILIZATION TO GUIDE TALENT DECISIONS
7. BEST ADVANCE IN COMPETENCY MANAGEMENT
8. BEST ADVANCE IN ESTABLISHING GOVERNANCE TO GUIDE TALENT DECISIONS
9. BEST ADVANCE IN BIG DATA TO INFORM AND PREDICT TALENT STRATEGY
10. BEST ADVANCE IN EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT
11. BEST ADVANCE IN MEASURING THE IMPACT OF A TALENT STRATEGY
12. BEST TEAM DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
13. BEST ADVANCE IN EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION PROGRAM
14. BEST UNIQUE OR INNOVATIVE TALENT MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
15. BEST EMPLOYEE VALUE PROPOSITION (EVP)
16. EMERGING STARS IN TALENT MANAGEMENT
17. Best Advance in Corporate Culture Transformation
18. HCM CITIZENSHIP
19. BEST APPROACH TO HCM INNOVATION

Leadership Development:
1. BEST ADVANCE IN LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
2. BEST ADVANCE IN LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY
3. BEST ADVANCE IN LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT COMPETENCY MODELS
4. BEST ADVANCE IN EXECUTIVE DEVELOPMENT
5. BEST ADVANCE IN COACHING AND MENTORING
6. BEST ADVANCE IN TALENT MOBILITY
7. BEST ADVANCE IN ESTABLISHING GOVERNANCE TO GUIDE LEADERSHIP AND LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT DECISIONS
8. BEST ADVANCE IN MEASURING THE IMPACT OF LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
9. BEST UNIQUE OR INNOVATIVE LEADERSHIP PROGRAM
10. BEST ADVANCE IN WOMEN LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
11. EMERGING STARS IN LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
12. HCM CITIZENSHIP
13. best advance in senior manager development
14. BEST APPROACH TO HCM INNOVATION

Talent Acquisition:
1. BEST ADVANCE IN TALENT ACQUISITION PROCESS
2. BEST NEW HIRE ONBOARDING PROGRAM
3. BEST SOCIAL TALENT ACQUISITION STRATEGY
4. BEST RECRUITMENT MARKETING AND EMPLOYER BRANDING PROGRAM
5. BEST CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE
6. BEST SOURCING AND ASSESSMENT STRATEGY
7. BEST ADVANCE IN INTERVIEWING STRATEGY
8. BEST UNIQUE OR INNOVATIVE TALENT ACQUISITION PROGRAM
9. Best Advance in Candidate Relationship Management (CRM)
10. Best Recruiting Process OutsouRcing (RPO) Approach
11. EMERGING STARS IN TALENT ACQUISITION
12. HCM CITIZENSHIP
13. BEST APPROACH TO HCM INNOVATION

Workforce Management
1. BEST ADVANCE IN WORKFORCE PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT
2. BEST HR STRATEGY AND MEASUREMENT APPROACH
3. BEST INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY STRATEGY
4. BEST ADVANCE IN BENEFITS STRATEGY AND ADMINISTRATION
5. BEST ADVANCE IN PAYROLL STRATEGY AND ADMINISTRATION
6. BEST ADVANCE IN HR DATA ANALYTICS
7. BEST UNIQUE OR INNOVATIVE WORKFORCE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
8. Best Wellness and Benefits Program
9. EMERGING STARS IN HR/WORKFORCE MANAGEMENT
10. HCM CITIZENSHIP
11. BEST APPROACH TO HCM INNOVATION

Sales Performance:
1. BEST MODEL OF A GROWTH FOCUSED ORGANIZATION
2. BEST SALES LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
3. BEST SALES TALENT MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
4. BEST SALES ONBOARDING PROGRAM
5. BEST TALENT ACQUISITION PROCESS FOR HIRING SALES PROFESSIONALS
6. BEST SALES OPERATIONS STRATEGY
7. BEST PROGRAM FOR SALES TRAINING AND PERFORMANCE
8. BEST SALES TRAINING PROGRAM FOR EXTENDED ENTERPRISE
9. BEST USE OF LEARNING AND TALENT TECHNOLOGIES
10. BEST TEAM DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM FOR SALES TEAMS
11. BEST USE OF A CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT SOLUTION
12. BEST UNIQUE OR INNOVATIVE SALES TRAINING PROGRAM
13. EMERGING STARS IN SALES PERFORMANCE
14. HCM CITIZENSHIP
15. BEST APPROACH TO HCM INNOVATION
Incentive Marketing Association (IMA) Circle of Excellence Awards ~16th April~18th - 20th July 3724
Categories: Overall Circle of Excellence Award Program
Circle of Excellence Recognition Award
Circle of Excellence Social Responsibility Award
Institute of Student Employers ISE Recruitment Awards~16th April~10th July4538
Categories: Data for decision making and business process reengineering
Digitalisation: impact on the recruiter, recruitment and world of work
Diversity and inclusion
Degree Apprenticeships
Employers and universities working together for student success
Stakeholder management
Future thinking
Technical briefings to form a Masterclass Series
Adiona Magazine Awards ~18th April~1st August 4083
Categories: HR Director of the Year
Best HR Team
Best Talent Management Strategy
Best Use of Innovative Technology
Best International HR Strategy
Best Health and Wellbeing Programme
Best Compensation & Benefits Programme
Best Recruiting Partner
HR Partner of the Year
The CIPD People Management Awards~19th April25th September829
Categories: Best apprenticeship scheme
Best change management initiative
Best coaching and mentoring initiative
Best digital initiative in HR/L&D
Best diversity and inclusion initiative
Best health and well-being initiative
Best HR/L&D consultancy
Best HR/L&D supplier
Best international HR initiative
Best L&D initiative - private sector
Best L&D initiative - public/third sector
Best recruitment and talent management initiative
Best reward or recognition initiative
Best skills-based volunteering initiative
Best SME people management initiative (<250 employees)
Best HR/L&D team of the year
Michael Kelly outstanding student award - advanced level
Michael Kelly outstanding student award - intermediate and foundation level
The Student Employee of the Year Awards (SEOTY)~20th April~27th June4536
Categories: Above & Beyond Award
Commercial Impact Award
Step up to leadership Award
Job Shop/ Student Temp Excellence Award
Employer Award
Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence ~22nd April~17th November3670
Categories: New Products
Best Upgraded Products
Top Employers for Working Families Special Awards ~23rd April~6th July 4076
Categories: Best for Mothers
Best for Fathers
Carers UK Best for Carers and Eldercare
Best Family Network – new category for 2018
Best for Diverse Families
Best Innovation
Best for Flexible Recruitment
Government Equalities Office Best Returner Programme – new category for 2018
Best for Embedded Flexibility
Best Flexible Working Initiative
Best for Line Manager Support
Best Employer – in large private, small private, public or third sector
The Global Healthy Workplace Awards (GHWAwards)~23rd April6th September5113
Categories: Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs)
Large Enterprises
Multi-national Enterprises
The TJ Awards (Training Journal)~27th April4th December568
Categories: Best talent development programme
Best public sector programme
Best not for profit programme
Best private/commercial programme
Best training partnership
Best use of technology in learning
Best coaching/mentoring programme
Best change management programme
Best leadership development programme
Best sales programme
Best customer service programme
Best apprenticeship programme
Best operational programme
Best organisational development programme
L&D team of the year
L&D professional of the year
The Peer Award for Excellence in People & Performance~27th April~29th June570
Categories: The Employee’s Experience
Employee Engagement
Nurturing Talent
Managing Change
Learning & Development
Use of Technology
Addressing different Cultures/Countries
Influential Leader
Institute of Internal Communication Awards (IoIC)~27th April28th September3574
Categories: Strategy and Campaigns:
Best single campaign
Best ongoing campaign
Best change communication
Best crisis campaign
Best engagement programme

Channels:
Best feature magazine (print)
Best news magazine (print)
Best feature channel (digital)
Best news channel (digital)
Best newspaper/newsletter
Best new or relaunched publication (print)
Best channel for members/stakeholders/volunteers
Best intranet
Best mobile/app
Best video and animation
Best use of a social channel
Best new channel
Best event

Skills:
Best design – print channels
Best design – digital channels
Best photographic image
Best illustration
Best writing – print
Best writing – digital channels
Best one-off feature
Best storytelling

Innovation:
Game changer
Innovative use of media
Success on a shoestring
The one that got away

People Awards:
Best designer
Best writer
Best editor
Best IC manager

Team Awards:
Best agency
Best in-house team
Best public sector or not for profit team
Great Place to Work - Best Workplaces for Women ~30th April~4th July4983
Categories: Ranking of best workplaces to work for women
BITC Diversity Benchmark ~Ongoing~Ongoing4574
Categories: Ongoing entry process wth no deadline. Results announced 6-8 weeks after submission.
BITC Best Employers for Race / Race Equality Awards~2nd May3rd September3980
Categories: There is a single combined entry process for both The Best 100 Employers for Race and the Business in the Community Race Equality Awards 2017.


Champion or Executive Award
Developing Talent Award
Employee Network Award
Future Workplace Award
Inclusive Workplace Culture Award
Recruiting Diverse Talent Award
Role Models in the Workplace Award
The Rewards~4th May5th September1534
Categories: Best Business Award
Best Employer Award
Best Leader Award
Best Manager Award
Customer Service Award
Employee Benefits Provider Award
In-House Team Award
International Payments Provider Award
International Payroll Award
Payroll & HR Software Product Award
Payroll & HR Provider Award
Pensions Technology Award
Public Sector Team Award
Recruitment Provider Award
Rising Star Award
Service Provider Team Award
Specialist Payroll & HR Provider Award
Technology Award
The Reward 100 Award
Workplace Pensions Provider Award
Global Talent Management Leadership Awards~5th May~12th October5014
Categories: Organizational Categories:
Best Overall Recruiting & Staffing Organization of the Year
Most Innovative Recruiting And Staffing Program / Initiative
The Most Informative Recruiting & Staffing Industry Resource
Best Recruiting Evaluation Technique
Best Use of Technology for Recruiting
Recruiting & Staffing Industry Leader of the Year
Best Candidate Experience
Innovation in Recruitment
Most-effective Recruitment Campaign
Best Social Networking Recruitment Effort
Best B-School Recruiting Program
Best Corporate Careers Website
Best Inclusion Recruiting Program
Best differently abled Recruiting Program
Best Employee Referral Program
Best Advance In Creating A Talent Strategy

Best Advance In Performance Management
Best Advance In Succession And Career Management
Best Advance In High Potential Development
Best Advance In Assessment Utilization To Guide Talent Decisions
Best Advance In Competency Management
Best Advance In Establishing Governance To Guide Talent Decisions
Best Advance In Big Data To Inform And Predict Talent Strategy
Best Advance In Employee Engagement
Best Advance In Measuring The Impact Of A Talent Strategy
Best Team Development Program
Best Advance In Employee Recognition Program
Best Unique Or Innovative Talent Management Program
Best Overseas Placement Company
Best Advance In Talent Management Technology implementations

Individual Categories:
Global Talent Management Leadership Award
Recruitment Personality of the Year
Pillar World Awards ~10th May~25th June4135
Categories: 1. Best Employee Awards section:
Employee of the Month
Employee of the Quarter
Employee of the Year
Outstanding Employee of the Year
Most Innovative Employee of the Year
Employee Appreciation Award
Employee Anniversary Award

2. Best Founder or Entrepreneur Awards section:
Best Founder or Entrepreneur of the Year

3. Best Executive Awards section:
Best Executive of the Year

4. Best Team Awards section:
Team of the Month
Team of the Quarter
Team of the Year
Outstanding Team of the Year
Most Innovative Team of the Year

5. Best Department Awards section:
Department of the Month
Department of the Quarter
Department of the Year
Outstanding Department of the Year
Most Innovative Department of the Year

6. Best Corporate Achievement Awards section:
Corporate Achievement of the Month
Corporate Achievement of the Quarter
Corporate Achievement of the Year
Corporate Outstanding Achievement of the Year
Corporate Innovative Achievement of the Year

7. Excellence in Diversity Awards section:
Diversity Champion of the Year
Diversity Team of the Year
Diversity Department of the Year
Diversity Marketing Campaign of The Year
Diversity Corporate Achievement of the Year
Diverse Company of the Year

8. Best Employer of the Year Awards section:
Best Employer of the Year

9. Best Human Resources Awards section:
Human Resources Individual of the Year
Human Resources Team of the Year
Human Resources Department of the Year
Human Resources Achievement of the Year

10. Best Products and Services (for HR, Training, and Employer) Awards section:
Best Products and Services (for HR and Employer) of the Year

11. Corporate Milestone of the Year Awards section
Corporate Milestone of the Year
The National Apprenticeship Awards~25th May28th November597
Categories: Employer of the Year categories:
SME of the Year: 1 – 249 employees
Large Employer of the Year: 250 – 4,999 employees
Macro Employer of the Year: 5,000+ employees
The Recruitment Excellence Award: new

Apprentice of the Year categories:
Intermediate Level (level 2)
Advanced Level (level 3)
Higher or Degree Level (level 4 or higher)

Special recognition categories:
Rising Star Award: new
Recognition Award: new
National Apprenticeship Service
Apprenticeship Champion of the Year
National Diversity Awards ~1st June~8th September2795
Categories: Positive Role Model
Community Organisation
Entrepreneur of Excellence
Diverse Company of the Year
Lifetime Achiever
Celebrity of the Year Award
IELA International E-Learning Awards - Academic Division10th June25th September1771
Categories: E-learning
Mobile Learning
Blended Learning
ABP Workforce Experience Awards~11th June11th October2566
Categories: Excellence in Assessment
Excellence in Innovation in Assessment
Excellence in Change Management
Excellence in Coaching and/or Training
Excellence in Employee Engagement
Excellence in Health, Wellbeing or Inclusiveness
Excellence in Innovation in Business Psychology
Excellence in Performance Improvement
Chair’s Choice for Excellence in Business Psychology
Personnel Today Awards~22nd June21st November571
Categories: Apprenticeship Employer of the Year
Diversity and Inclusion - Private Sector Award
Diversity and Inclusion - Public Sector Award
Employee Benefits Award
Employee Engagement Award
Employer Branding Award
Employment Law Firm of the Year
Excellence in HR through Technology Award
Excellence in Learning and Development Award
Excellence in Public Service HR Award
Graduate Scheme of the Year
Health and Wellbeing Award
HR Consultancy of the Year
HR Director of the Year
HR Impact Award
HR Supplier Partnership Award
HR Team of the Year
Innovation in Recruitment Award
L&D Team of the Year
Managing Change Award
Talent Management Award
The Engagement Excellence Awards~24th June9th October1539
Categories: Section A
Most creative communications for larger organisations
Most creative communications for smaller organisations
Most creative communications for public sector / charity organisations
Best branding

Section B
Most strategic communications for larger organisations
Most strategic communications for smaller organisations
Most strategic communications for public sector/charity organisations
Best use of social media
Most effective employee Champions programme

Section C
Engagement leader of the year
Engagement team of the year
Most effective launch campaign
Most effective relaunch campaign

Section D
Best evolution of company benefits
Best company culture project
Best recognition strategy
Best wellbeing strategy
Most effective salary sacrifice benefits
Most unique company benefits

Section E
Best use of the platform to drive business strategy
Most integrated engagement platform
Best change management strategy
Best global engagement project
The Drum Recruitment Business Awards~26th June~7th September573
Categories: Creative Grand Prix
Business Grand Prix
Chairman’s Award Business
Chairman’s Award Creative
Recruitment Company of the Year
Recruitment Advertising Agency of the Year
ADVERTISING - Best Press Advert
ADVERTISING - Best Outdoor/Special Build/Experiential
ADVERTISING - Best Graduate Campaign
ADVERTISING - Best School Leaver or Apprentice Campaign
ADVERTISING - Best Employee Referral Programme
ADVERTISING - Best Digital Activation
ADVERTISING - Best Campaign
CRAFT - Best Copy
CRAFT - Best Art Direction
CRAFT - Best Illustration/Photography
CRAFT - Best Video/Animation
DIGITAL - Best Website
DIGITAL -Best Use of Social
ENGAGEMENT - Employer Brand
ENGAGEMENT - Best Recruitment Literature
ENGAGEMENT - Best Innovation
ENGAGEMENT - Best Employee Communication & Engagement Initiative
OTHER - Best Self-Promotion
Best Small Recruitment Agency
Best Large Recruitment Agency
Best Niche/Specialist Agency
Executive Search and Selection Firm
Best Job Board
Best Public Sector Recruitment Consultancy
Best Candidate Experience
Best In-house Recruitment team
Consultant of the Year
Team of the Year
Pitman Training Super Achievers Awards ~29th June~5th May2441
Categories: PA of the Year
Inspirational Achiever of the Year
Student of the Year award
Community Award
Entrepreneur of the Year
Working Mum of the Year
Working Dad of the Year


The Learning Technologies Awards ~Multiple dates28th November2296
Categories: Formerly known as The E-learning Awards
Registrations deadline 30th June 2017. Submissions 31st July 2017.

Best learning technologies project - commercial sector
Best learning technologies project - public & non-profit sector
Excellence in the design of learning content - commercial sector
Excellence in the design of learning content - public & non-profit sector
Best use of mobile learning
Best use of social and collaborative learning technologies
Most innovative new learning technologies product
Best use of learning technologies to ensure compliance
Best learning game
Best use of simulations or virtual environments for learning
Best online distance learning programme
Best use of blended learning
Best learning platform implementation
Learning technologies team of the year
Learning technologies company of the year
Learning designer of the year
Learning developer of the year
HRO Today CHRO of the Year Awards ~29th June5th November4234
Categories: CHRO of the Year EMEA region
The Digiday WorkLife Awards~29th June~1st January4956
Categories: Most Innovative Culture
Most Passionate Employees
Most Committed to the Community/Social Good
Most Dedicated to Employee Growth
Most Committed to Diversity and Inclusion
HR Leader of the Year
Executive Team of the Year
Employer of the Year
APSCo Awards for Excellence (recruitment)~10th July16th October1626
Categories: Recruitment Company of the Year
Recruitment Company with the most sustainable growth
International Recruitment Company of the Year
RPO/MSP of the Year
CSR Initiative of the Year
Affilliate Member of the Year
Innovator of the Year
Diversity & Inclusion Award
Client Initiative Award
The Engage Awards ~16th July12th November4060
Categories: CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR
EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR
BEST USE OF TECHNOLOGY IN CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT
BEST USE OF TECHNOLOGY IN EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT
BEST USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA
BEST USE OF INNOVATION IN CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT
BEST USE OF INNOVATION IN EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT
BEST USE OF Voice of the customer
BEST USE OF VOICE OF THE EMPLOYEE
BEST ENGAGEMENT IN RETAIL & FINANCIAL SERVICES
BEST EMPLOYEE CENTRIC STRATEGY
BEST USE OF TRAINING
BEST ENGAGEMENT IN UTILITIES & TELCOS
BEST HOMEWORKING INITIATIVE
TOMORROW’S LEADER
BEST BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION STRATEGY
BEST CONTACT CENTRE
BEST USE OF WEBCHAT, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) OR ROBOTICS
BEST ONLINE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE
BEST OUTSOURCING PARTNERSHIP
HR in Hospitality Awards for Excellence20th July28th September578
Categories: 1. Excellence in Employee Engagement
2. Excellence in Learning & Development
3. Excellence in Talent Attraction
4. Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion
5. Excellence in promoting Careers
6. HR Team of the Year
7. HR Rising Star
8. Outstanding Leader of the Year (Tom Crowley Award)
Workingmums.co.uk Top Employer Awards20th July~7th November607
Categories: Overall Top Employer Award
Innovation in Flexible Working Award
Career Progression Award
Best for Dads Award
Talent Attraction Award
SME Award (26-250 employees)
SME Award (1-25 employees)
Family Support Award
The Working Mums Champion Award
Recruiter Investing in Talent Awards 20th July31st October2802
Categories: COMPANY CATEGORIES
1. BEST CONTRACTOR CARE
2. BEST EMERGING TALENT EMPLOYER IN RECRUITMENT
3. BEST TEMPORARY WORKFORCE CARE
4. BEST RECRUITMENT STRATEGY FOR DISADVANTAGED AND UNDERREPRESENTED GROUPS
5. MOST EFFECTIVE AGILE AND FLEXIBLE WORKING STRATEGY
6. MOST EFFECTIVE PAY & BENEFITS STRATEGY
7. MOST INNOVATIVE BENEFIT
8. MOST EFFECTIVE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME
9. MOST EFFECTIVE TEAM MOTIVATION EVENT
10. BEST WORKPLACE ENVIRONMENT
11. BEST RECRUITMENT AGENCY TO WORK FOR – LARGE (100 + EMPLOYEES)
12. BEST RECRUITMENT AGENCY TO WORK FOR – MEDIUM (50 to 99 EMPLOYEES)
13. BEST RECRUITMENT AGENCY TO WORK FOR – SMALL (11 to 49 EMPLOYEES)
14. BEST RECRUITMENT AGENCY TO WORK FOR – MICRO (UP TO 10 EMPLOYEES)

INDIVIDUAL CATEGORIES
15. MOST INSPIRING NEWCOMER
16. MOST INSPIRING SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL
17. MOST INSPIRING TEAM LEADER/MANAGER
18. MOST INSPIRING DIRECTOR/ SENIOR MANAGER
19. MOST INSPIRING RECRUITMENT LEADER
REC Institute of Recruitment Professionals Awards 27th July29th November567
Categories: Individual Awards:
Best Newcomer of the year
Jobs transform lives: Best candidate experience award
Permanent Consultant of the Year
Temporary Consultant of the Year
Business Manager of the Year
Business leader of the year
Recruitment Apprentice of the Year

Company Awards:
Best Back-Office Support Team
Best People Development Business Award
Best Company to Work for (up to 20 employees)
Best Company to Work for (up to 50 employees)
Best Company to Work for (Up to 150 employees)
Best company to work for (up to 250 employees)
Best Company to work for (more than 250 employees)
Advocate Company of the Year
Best Recruitment Campaign
Best Corporate and Social Responsibility Award
Baxendale UK Employee Ownership Awards31st July19th November2504
Categories: Previously known as 'The Philip Baxendale Awards'

1. Employee Owned Business of the Year
2. Rising Star of the Year
3. Employee Owner of the Year
4. Innovation of the Year
5. Philip Baxendale Fellowship Award

The Prince Michael International Road Safety Awards31st July11th December2076
Categories: Road safety management
Safer Roads
Safer Vehicles
Safer Road Users
Post crash response
In-house Recruitment Awards for Excellence31st July28th November2126
Categories: Candidate Experience
Career Site
Diversity & Inclusion Strategy
Employee Referral
Employer Branding
Executive Search Strategy
Graduate Recruitment Strategy
Newcomer (Team)
On-Boarding Strategy
Recruitment Advertising Campaign
Recruitment Innovation
Apprenticeship or School Leaver Campaign
Use of Social Media
Use of Video
Onsite RPO Team
In-house Recruiter
In-house Recruitment Manager
International Recruitment Team
Recruitment Team – Financial / Professional Services Sector
Recruitment Team – Not-for-Profit / Public Sector
Recruitment Team – Retail / Consumer Goods Sector
Recruitment Team – Technology Sector
Recruitment Team – less than 1,000 employees
Recruitment Team – more than 1,000 employees
Online Learning Consortium Fellows Program31st July13th November4251
Categories: Fellow Recognition for Outstanding Online Learning
Asian Apprenticeship Awards 31st July~2nd November4679
Categories: Apprentice:
Financial, Legal and Professional Services (Employer/Apprentice)
Health, Medical and Social Care (Employer/Apprentice)
Retail, Hospitality and Tourism (Employer/Apprentice)
Charity, Voluntary Organisations and Public Services (Employer/Apprentice)
Construction (Employer/Apprentice)
Engineering and Manufacturing (Employer/Apprentice)
Creative and Digital (Employer/Apprentice)
Transport and Logistics (Employer/Apprentice)
Small Medium Enterprise up to 250 employees
Large Business of the Year 250+ employees
Learning Provider of the Year

Employer:
Financial, Legal and Professional Services (Employer/Apprentice)
Health, Medical and Social Care (Employer/Apprentice)
Retail, Hospitality and Tourism (Employer/Apprentice)
Charity, Voluntary Organisations and Public Services (Employer/Apprentice)
Construction (Employer/Apprentice)
Engineering and Manufacturing (Employer/Apprentice)
Creative and Digital (Employer/Apprentice)
Transport and Logistics (Employer/Apprentice)
Small Medium Enterprise up to 250 employees
Large Business of the Year 250+ employees
Learning Provider of the Year

Learning Provider:
Financial, Legal and Professional Services (Employer/Apprentice)
Health, Medical and Social Care (Employer/Apprentice)
Retail, Hospitality and Tourism (Employer/Apprentice)
Charity, Voluntary Organisations and Public Services (Employer/Apprentice)
Construction (Employer/Apprentice)
Engineering and Manufacturing (Employer/Apprentice)
Creative and Digital (Employer/Apprentice)
Transport and Logistics (Employer/Apprentice)
Small Medium Enterprise up to 250 employees
Large Business of the Year 250+ employees
Learning Provider of the Year
European Diversity Awards1st August29th November2257
Categories: Hero Of The Year
journalist Of The Year
inspirational Role Model Of The Year
outstanding Employee Network Group Of The Year
community Project Of The Year
diversity Team Of The Year
supplier Diversity & Inclusion Programme Of The Year
social Mobility Initiative Of The Year
campaigner Of The Year
charity Of The Year
company Of The Year
diversity Champion Of The Year
diversity Head Of The Year
lifetime Achievement Award
Excellence in Diversity Awards 1st August15th November3503
Categories: Unsung Diversity Champion:
Private
Public
Education
Housing
Charity

Diverse Company:
Private
Public
Education
Housing
Charity

Lifetime Achiever
Outstanding Diversity Network
Best Diversity Resource
Employee of the year
Diversity Marketing Campaign of the Year
Head of Diversity & Inclusion
The Stevie Awards for Great Employers 9th August21st September4192
Categories: Employer of the Year Categories:
A01 Employer of the Year - Accounting
A02 Employer of the Year - Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations
A03 Employer of the Year - Aerospace & Defense
A04 Employer of the Year - Automotive & Transport Equipment
A05 Employer of the Year - Banking
A06 Employer of the Year - Business Services
A07 Employer of the Year - Chemicals
A08 Employer of the Year - Computer Hardware
A09 Employer of the Year - Computer Software
a Up to 250 Employees b More Than 250 Employees
A10 Employer of the Year - Computer Services
A11 Employer of the Year - Conglomerates
A12 Employer of the Year - Consumer Products - Durables
A13 Employer of the Year - Consumer Products - Non-Durables
A14 Employer of the Year - Diversified Services
A15 Employer of the Year - Electronics
A16 Employer of the Year - Energy
A17 Employer of the Year - Financial Services
A18 Employer of the Year - Food & Beverage
A19 Employer of the Year - Health Products & Services
A20 Employer of the Year - Hospitality & Leisure
A21 Employer of the Year - Insurance
A22 Employer of the Year - Internet/New Media
A23 Employer of the Year - Legal
A24 Employer of the Year - Manufacturing
A25 Employer of the Year - Materials & Construction
A26 Employer of the Year - Media & Entertainment
A27 Employer of the Year - Metals & Mining
A28 Employer of the Year - Non-Profit or Government Organizations
A29 Employer of the Year - Real Estate
A30 Employer of the Year - Retail
A31 Employer of the Year - Pharmaceuticals
A32 Employer of the Year - Telecommunications
A33 Employer of the Year - Transportation
A34 Employer of the Year - Utilities
A35 Employer of the Year - Other Industries

HR Achievement Categories:
B01 Achievement in Benefits Design and Administration
B02 Achievement in Compensation Design and Administration
B03 Achievement in Diversity and Inclusion
B04 Achievement in Employee Engagement
B05 Achievement in Employee Relations
B06 Achievement in HR Technology
B07 Achievement in Human Resources Administration
B08 Achievement in Internal Communications
B09 Achievement in New Employee Onboarding
B10 Achievement in Recruitment
B11 Achievement in Workforce Development and Learning
B12 Achievement in Workplace Design
a. for up to 10 employees
b. for up to 100 employees
c. for more than 100 employees - single location
d. for more than 100 employees - multiple locations
B13 Achievement in Workplace Health & Wellbeing
B14 Achievement in Workplace Safety & Compliance

HR Individual Categories:
C01 People-Focused CEO of the Year
C02 Chief Human Resources Officer of the Year
C03 Chief Happiness Officer of the Year
C04 Chief Learning Officer of the Year
C05 Human Resources Executive of the Year
C06 Benefits or Payroll Professional of the Year
C07 Compliance & Safety Professional of the Year
C08 Employee Relations Professional of the Year
C09 Human Resources IT Professional of the Year
C10 Human Resources Professional of the Year
C11 Internal Communications Professional of the Year
C12 Learning or Training Professional of the Year
C13 Onboarding Professional of the Year
C14 Recruiting or Talent Acquisition Professional of the Year
C15 Technical Recruiting Professional of the Year

HR Team Categories:
E01 Benefits or Payroll Administration Team of the Year
E02 Compliance or Safety Team of the Year
E03 Employee Relations Team of the Year
E04 Engagement/Happiness Team of the Year
E05 HR IT Team of the Year
E06 Internal Communications Team of the Year
E07 Learning/Training Team of the Year
E08 Onboarding Team of the Year
E09 Recruiting or Talent Acquisition Team of the Year
E10 Human Resources Team of the Year - Other

New Product & Service Categories:
SOFTWARE
F01 360 Degree Feedback Solution - New
F02 360 Degree Feedback Solution - New Version
F03 Applicant Assessment or Tracking Solution - New
F04 Applicant Assessment or Tracking Solution
Incentive Magazine Motivation Masters Awards31st August~29th January3725
Categories: Rewards and Recognition
Sales Incentives

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