Each category below recognises the impact HR and people development professionals have on businesses and their people.
There are many opportunities for businesses that are keen to raise their profile through sponsorship, including helping shape the category for those businesses involved by January.
To find out more about sponsorship opportunities or to register your interest in submitting an application or attending the event contact the CIPD North East of England Branch by emailing [email protected] or [email protected].
HR&D Team of the Year
Recognising outstanding HR&D teams who have made a positive impact on the organisation.
Excellence in Organisational Development
Recognising a successful Organisational Development (OD) initiative that delivered an outcome which improved business performance.
Excellence in People Development
Recognising high quality learning and development that has had a positive impact on people and the business.
Excellence in Employability & Diversity
Recognising organisations that value equality and/or have developed a diverse workforce.
Excellence in Health and Wellness
Recognising innovative HR&D initiatives that improve health and wellness in their organisation.
Excellence in Resourcing & Talent Management
Recognising organisations that have used effective and innovative strategies to attract, retain and reward talent.
Excellence in SME HR&D
Recognising how HR&D practice has delivered business results in organisations with less than 250 employees.
Excellence in Supporting Armed Forces Talent
Recognising organisations that engage with and support the armed forces community and their families, through employment opportunities, development, volunteering or fundraising.