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The annual HPMA Excellence in People Awards recognises and celebrates the work of HR, OD and workforce professionals across the UK. Never has it been so important to recognise and celebrate your achievements, showcasing our profession as the cornerstone of the supportive and empowering cultures we will need as we move from the management of the pandemic to the recovery of our people and our services. This is your opportunity to shine. Please encourage colleagues to enter and nominate others. Please stand up and be proud.

This year there are 16 categories to enter. Before you start your entry download the information sheet HERE to take a look at each category and their criteria. For tips on making a successful submission you can watch our webinar with Nicky Ingham, Shelly Rubinstein and Lisa Crichton-Jones HERE.

Key dates:

  • Closing date for submissions: 5pm Tuesday 25 May 2021
  • Virtual judging: 28 June – 2 July 2021
  • Virtual awards ceremony: Thursday 7 October 2021 (late afternoon)

Categories

  1. Capsticks award for innovation
  2. Social Partnership Forum award for partnership working between employers and trade unions
  3. Browne Jacobson award for excellence in employee engagement
  4. Academi Wales award for excellence in organisational development
  5. Locum’s Nest award for HR analytics
  6. Bevan Brittan award for wellbeing
  7. Mills & Reeve award for leading in equality, diversity and inclusion
  8. Chamberlain Dunn Learning award for education, learning and development initiative
  9. HST talent acquisition strategy of the year award
  10. Award for cross-sector working
  11. Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) award for working smarter
  12. Hempsons rising star award
  13. Deputy director of the year category sponsored by NHS England and NHS Improvement
  14. Director of the year category sponsored by NHS England and NHS Improvement
  15. Team of the year category sponsored by NHS England and NHS Improvement
  16. President’s award for outstanding lifetime achievement sponsored by DACBeachcroft

Thank you to our sponsors and supporters

We are delighted to have the support of so many organisations, our sincere thanks to NHS England and NHS Improvement, Health Education and Improvement Wales, Social Partnership Forum, Academi Wales, Locum’s Nest, Capsticks, Mills&Reeve, DAC Beachcroft, HealthSectorTalent, Chamberlain Dunn Learning, Bevan Brittan, and Browne Jacobson.

You can find out about our sponsors here.

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