HR Distinction Awards 2018: Shortlist Announced

The shortlist has been announced for the 2018 HR Distinction Awards, finalists include Weetabix, Nissan, Travelex, easyjet, River Island and Shell Business Operations.

Now in it’s 8th year, the HRD Awards will celebrate innovatively designed and executed HR strategies that have contributed to outstanding business performance.

The winners will be announced on 6th February 2018 at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole, presented by comedian Josh Widdicombe.

The shortlist in full:

Distinction in Community Engagement and Contribution

Microgaming
RCI Europe
Warburtons Ltd
xpo

Distinction in Early Career Employment Programmes

L3 TRL Technology
Mitchells & Butlers
Redrow Homes plc
Santa Fe Relocation
University of Exeter
Weetabix Ltd

Distinction in Emerging Leader in HR

Allegis Global Solutions
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd
Microgaming
WilsonHCG

Distinction in Employee Engagement and Experience

Aspen Healthcare & The Holly Private Hospital
Charles Stanley
Financial Times
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd
Mitchells & Butlers
Nissan
The Co-op
Thwaites
Weetabix Ltd
xpo

Distinction in Health and Wellbeing

Aviva
Cafcass
Essex Police and Kent Police
Farne Salmon and Trout Ltd
Network Rail
RCI Europe Ltd
VTT, Technology Research Center of Finland Ltd
xpo

Distinction in HR Innovation through Technology

Aspen Healthcare & The Holly Private Hospital
EY
Genesis Housing Association
Merseyrail
OCS Group UK
Securitas Security Services (UK) Ltd
The Co-op
Ward Security Ltd

Distinction in Inclusion and Diversity

Active Tameside
AIB
AIG
Civil Service
Civil Service Talent
Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospital NHS Trust
Schneider Electric
SSE

Distinction in Innovative Recruitment and Onboarding Initiatives

Lookers plc
Macmillan Cancer Support
MVF
Paysafe Group
Pelican Business Services
Weetabix Ltd
Wipro
xpo

Distinction in Leadership Development

British Heart Foundation
Civica UK
Dentons
GSK
Homeserve
Jurys Inn Hotel Group
MVF
Tata Steel
Travelex
University of Exeter

Distinction in Leading Transformational Change

BT Plc
Charles Stanley
easyJet
Mencap
Mitchells & Butler
ODEON Cinemas Group
Pizza Hut Restaurants
Shell Business Operations
The Co-op
Yodel Delivery Network Ltd

Distinction in Learning and Organisational Development

Allied Irish Bank
Homeserve
IBM
ODEON Cinemas Group
River Island
Weetabix Ltd
Willmott Dixon Holdings Ltd

Distinction in Organisational Design and HR Innovation

AIBUK
EY
IBM
MAG
Pizza Hut Restaurants

Distinction in Supplier-Led HR Innovation and Collaboration

Capp & Co Ltd
Changing Point
Cielo
Gamelearn
MTD Training
OneSource
Roffey Park Institute
Spacelab
SSE in partnership with Equal Approach

Distinction in Talent Management

Greater Anglia
Harrison Clark Rickerbys Ltd
ODEON Cinemas Group
Oliver Wyman
Tata Consultancy Services
Urban Massage
Weetabix Ltd

Distinction in Total Rewards and Benefits

Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust
Tata Consultancy Services
Weetabix Ltd

HR Director of the Year

Alison Rumsey, Networkrail
Helen McKibbin, Aspen Healthcare & The Holly Private Hospital
Jane Pateman, Biffa
Kate Griffiths-Lambeth, Charles Stanley
Marguerite Ulrich, Veolia Environmental Services
Mr. Pushp Kumar Joshi, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd
Stuart Branch, Weetabix

HR Team of the Year

Biffa
CDE Global
Department for Communities and Local Government
Fortis Living
MVF
RSA Insurance
Santa Fe Relocation
Thwaites
Weetabix Ltd

L&D Team of the Year

ASOS
Clarasys
Homeserve
IBM UK Ltd
NHS Blood and Transplant
Sky
Sky UK
The Hut Group (THG)
Wilson HCG

The HR Distinction Awards 2018 will be co-located with the HRD Summit 2018, for more information on the event visit www.hrdsummit.com

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