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HR Excellence awards 2021 shortlist announced

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HR magazine is delighted to reveal the shortlist for the 2021 HR Excellence Awards.

The gala dinner and awards ceremony for the annual HR Excellence Awards will take place on Wednesday 1 December at the Hilton on Park Lane, London. Click here to book your tickets to the event now.

Our judging panel consisted of top HR directors from a diverse collection of public, private, and third sector organisations.

The entries that have made our shortlist impressed our judges with their HR innovation to solve business problems, championing value creation through the power of people. Congratulations to all our finalists.

 

Best Talent Management Strategy

Diversey

HIMSS

Swiss Reinsurance

Wolseley UK

 

Best Learning & Development Strategy

Ascot Lloyd

Babcock International

Bank of Ireland

Dishoom

KFC UK & Ireland

Severn Trent Water

NatWest

 

Best Employee Engagement Strategy

Air Products

Pitcas and Staff Circle

Folkestone & Hythe District Council

Pure Planet

Product Madness

Roadchef

 

Best HR Strategy Overseas

Akbank TAS

Doğuş Holding A.Ş.

HRMDO-LGU General Santos City

Kuveyt Turk Participation Bank

 

Best Transformation Strategy

Babock International

HIMSS

The Institute of Export and International Trade

Unilever

Weir Minerals Europe

 

Best Health and Wellbeing Strategy

Bank of Ireland

Northumbrian Water

Mercedes-Benz

North Bristol NHS Trust

Product Madness

RMBI Care Company

 

Best HR Technology Strategy

HSBC

Ocado

RSK

TCS

 

Best Diversity and Inclusion Strategy

Anglo American

Amey

Coca-Cola Europacific Partners

Travis Perkins

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield

Wickes

 

Best Internal Communications Strategy

Dishoom

Met Office- The Link

Weir Minerals Europe

 

HR Team of the Year

HIMSS

The Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Newlon Housing Trust

North Bristol NHS Trust

Pollinate International

Weir Minerals Europe

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service

Sciensus

 

Best CSR Strategy

Cloudreach Europe

Nestlé

Progress

 

Best Recruitment Strategy

PepsiCo

The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (RTD)

Santander

Softcat

 

 

Best Flexible Working Strategy

Blood Cancer UK

Deliverect

Financial Services Compensation Scheme

Reeds Solicitors

 

Best Crisis Management Strategy

Government of Jersey

Norfolk County Council

RMBI Care Company

Transport for London

 

 

Future leader

Sophie Spain, Ansa Environmental Services

Aimee Maltby, Access2Funding

Katie Winstanley, Morson Group

Jemma Fernyhough, Mosscare St Vincents Housing

 

Best people-focussed CEO of the Year

Anna Blackburn, Beaverbrooks

Emma Rooney, Childbase Partnership

Mark Cowlard, Arcadis UK

Dominic Jordan, Hobbycraft

Milena Mondini de Focatiis, Admiral Group

Mike Danson, Natilik

Ian Wilson, DHL Express UK 

Kirstie Donnelly, City & Guilds

John Scanlon, SUEZ Recycling & Recovery UK

Andrew Batchelor, The Landmark London 

 

HR Director of the Year

Hamide Ahmet, Tulchan Communications

Ella Bennett, easyJet

Jane Connor, Wolseley UK

Alyson Fadil, N Brown

Tracey Leghorn, SUEZ Recycling and Recovery UK

Carolyn Oliver, Hall-Drive

Richard Roberts, Pure Planet

Jeanette Wheeler, MHR

 

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