Move over ‘X’ Factor, Toby’s got talent!
Dec12

Move over ‘X’ Factor, Toby’s got talent!

Hot on the heels of Matt Terry winning ‘X Factor’ this weekend, carvery restaurant chain Toby revealed their own in house stars, naming the winners of its very first ‘Toby’s Got Talent’ competition. Toby Carvery introduced the internal competition in early 2016 as a way of recognising talent across its entire portfolio of restaurants, and as a way to further engage with its employees nationwide. This competition gives Toby...

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Edinburgh Napier Graduate Nabs Top HR Award
Dec08

Edinburgh Napier Graduate Nabs Top HR Award

A Digital Skills Trainer with a pioneering housing and care provider is celebrating his success having scooped a prestigious industry award, after just one year in the job. Shawn More, 27, from Edinburgh, graduated with an MSc in Human Resource Management last year and landed the unique position with Blackwood soon after, having spent just three weeks there on placement. Now, Shawn has secured the top spot at the HR Network Scotland...

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Top scoring HR student wins Allen Associates Prize
Nov24

Top scoring HR student wins Allen Associates Prize

HR advisor Izzy Liddiard has scooped the Allen Associates’ award for best overall performance in the Oxford Brookes University Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management. Izzy, who provides HR support and services to the warehousing staff at book distribution company, Bookpoint, based at Milton Park, is pictured receiving her cash prize and champagne from Kate Allen, managing director of Oxfordshire recruitment consultancy,...

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…and the UK’s most family-friendly employers are….
Nov10

…and the UK’s most family-friendly employers are….

Workingmums.co.uk has announced the winners of its seventh annual Top Employer Awards, celebrating the leading companies in gender diversity and flexible working. The Awards, which took place in Workingmums.co.uk’s 10th anniversary year, were presented at a ceremony at London’s Soho Hotel on 1st November where the keynote speakers were MPs Jess Phillips and Flick Drummond, joint chairs of the all-party parliamentary group on...

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HR News named in Euromoney Learning Solutions Powerlist top 100 HR influencers
Oct25

HR News named in Euromoney Learning Solutions Powerlist top 100 HR influencers

Here at HR News HQ, we were proud to be listed in The Euromoney Learning Solutions Powerlist 100. The Euromoney Learning Solutions Powerlist 100 is a definitive list of the most influential businesses, publications and individuals discussing the latest in L&D, HR and company culture today. Editor, Lisa Baker, said: “This tops off a fantastic second year for HR News, whilst we are still a relatively new publication, with a...

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Wales HR Network launches Wales HR Awards – nominate your team
Oct13

Wales HR Network launches Wales HR Awards – nominate your team

Through the auspices of the Wales HR Network, the network for HR professionals across Wales developed and run by Darwin Gray, leading commercial law firm, and Acorn, Wales’ leading specialist recruitment and training agency, outstanding HR professionals and their teams are invited to nominate themselves or a colleague for the awards. The proceedings will culminate in a black tie ceremony and dinner, hosted by the BBC’s Sian Lloyd at...

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Omni RMS and Mitie TFM win at 2016 CIPS Supply Management Awards
Oct06

Omni RMS and Mitie TFM win at 2016 CIPS Supply Management Awards

Leading recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) organisation Omni RMS is thrilled to have been crowned a winner at the 2016 CIPS Supply Management Awards. Together with leading FM company and key partner Mitie TFM, Omni picked up the award for Best Supplier Relationship Management, knocking out the competition which included a number of well-known brands and leading global organisations.  The crème de la crème of procurement and supply...

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2016 CIPD People Management Awards: Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust takes top prize
Oct05

2016 CIPD People Management Awards: Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust takes top prize

The winners of the 2016 CIPD People Management Awards were announced last night at a glittering awards ceremony at the Grosvenor House Hotel, hosted by actor and comedian Stephen Mangan. Delivered by the CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development, in partnership with People Management magazine, the awards are the most prestigious in the industry, celebrating outstanding achievement in people management and learning...

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Ashford Borough Council Scores a Double at Engagement Awards
Sep29

Ashford Borough Council Scores a Double at Engagement Awards

  Ashford Borough Council picked up two awards at the national Engagement Excellence Awards. The Engagement Excellence Awards seek to celebrate excellence in employee engagement. Ashford Borough Council was one of only a few local authorities to be nominated against national and global brands such as Vodafone, Vue Entertainment, London City Airport, AXA UK, Specsavers and the Royal Albert Hall. The awards took place at the...

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Workingmums.co.uk announces shortlist for anniversary Top Employer Awards
Sep29

Workingmums.co.uk announces shortlist for anniversary Top Employer Awards

Twenty three of the most progressive employers and their representatives have been shortlisted for this year’s Workingmums.co.uk Top Employer Awards. The employers have been shortlisted across eight categories ranging from SMEs to Family Support and Best for Dads. The Awards will be announced at a ceremony at London’s Soho Hotel on 1st November, which will involve a keynote address by MPs Jess Phillips and Flick Drummond, joint chairs...

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Arthritis Care’s fundraising team triumphs in the Third Sector Awards
Sep22

Arthritis Care’s fundraising team triumphs in the Third Sector Awards

Arthritis Care’s successful fundraisers have been named Fundraising Team of the Year, at the prestigious Third Sector Awards. The award recognises the success of the team and the challenges it has had to overcome in recent years. Following a period of declining donations, the team led by Director of Fundraising Di Gornall, has turned things around since her arrival, and are now seeing a growth in donations for the first time in ten...

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RIDI Awards – Deadline Extended
Sep22

RIDI Awards – Deadline Extended

Following requests from interested parties, the official deadline for entry into this year’s Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative (RIDI) Awards has been extended until Friday 23rd September 2016. Now in their third year, the awards celebrate the success of organisations which are taking steps to improve the inclusion of disabled talent. Employers and recruiters now have a week to share their stories to help inspire others to...

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Glassdoor reveals 20 top rated UK companies for work/life balance
Sep15

Glassdoor reveals 20 top rated UK companies for work/life balance

Glassdoor®, the world’s most transparent jobs and recruiting marketplace, today identified which UK companies offer the best work-life balance1. Winners are ranked based on their overall work-life balance rating from employees in the UK during the past year. For reporting simplicity, ratings are rounded to one decimal place though actual calculations extend beyond the thousandth to determine rank. The 20 Highest Rated UK Companies for...

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UK’s Therapy Box crowned Best Digital SME in Talent Unleashed Global Awards
Sep15

UK’s Therapy Box crowned Best Digital SME in Talent Unleashed Global Awards

Judging panel comprising Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak selects British education and healthcare app business as one of five most innovative tech companies in illustrious global awards programme UK company Therapy Box has been named Best Digital SME in the 2016 Talent Unleashed Awards, hosted by global IT and recruitment firm Talent International. Now in its fifth year, Talent Unleashed is a prestigious awards programme that...

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Punter Southall Health & Protection wins Healthcare and Wellbeing Consultant of the Year Award
Sep13

Punter Southall Health & Protection wins Healthcare and Wellbeing Consultant of the Year Award

Punter Southall Health & Protection was announced as Healthcare and Wellbeing Consultant of the Year at the Workplace Savings & Benefits awards at a ceremony at the Royal Garden Hotel in London on 8 September 2016. The Workplace Savings and Benefits awards reward the best employee benefit providers, recognising companies that have done the most to help employers and their staff over the past year. Punter Southall Health &...

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