Parasol Announces first ever ‘Young Contractor of the Year’
Sep09

Parasol Announces first ever ‘Young Contractor of the Year’

Shining a spotlight on young contractors around the UK, Parasol announced IT professional Lauren Farmer as the winner of its inaugural Young Contractor of the Year Awards on Wednesday 18th August. The YoCo (an abbreviation of ‘Young Contractor’) Awards are a national competition recently created for millennials between the ages of 16-34. It celebrates those who have opted to pursue contracting and freelancing in search of greater...

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New competition for innovative HR solutions 

Providers of products and services for human resource management can now apply for the “HR Innovation Award” The award will be presented at the start of the exhibition Zukunft Personal, the HRM Expo, in Cologne on 18 October 2016 Digitalisation is increasingly finding its way into the working world. However, new approaches to human resource management now need longer lead times before they become established in practice. To create...

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Do you head up HR in the UK’s happiest workplace?
Sep08

Do you head up HR in the UK’s happiest workplace?

The search is on to find the happiest workplace and worker in the country as part of a new initiative designed to reward Britain’s brightest businesses and employees. The Laughology Happiness Awards 2016 are the first awards of their kind. They will recognise the importance happiness plays in the nation’s economic performance. Workplace happiness has become a serious business with a recent University of Warwick and Social Market...

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Belfry HR Team shortlisted for prestigious award
Aug19

Belfry HR Team shortlisted for prestigious award

As ‘England’s Leading Resort’ (World Travel Awards 2015), and host to some of the world’s top Golfing events, The Belfry is no stranger to awards nominations for their contributions to tourism. However, more recently the resort is building a solid reputation for excellence within the HR industry.  Having already been nominated in the HR excellence awards in May 2016, the team have now been shortlisted for an award in The...

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Sam wins prestigious Allen Associates Oxford Brookes HR Prize
Jul14

Sam wins prestigious Allen Associates Oxford Brookes HR Prize

Samantha Perry, Head of People at carwow, has scooped Allen Associates’ award for best overall performance in the Oxford Brookes University MA in Human Resource Management. Sam, who joined carwow in early 2016, is pictured (centre) with Allen Associates’ HR recruitment consultants Constance Farthing and Marisa Martinez Payne as well as Oxford Brookes University’s Dr Nick Wylie and Joy Butcher, after her graduation ceremony. Allen...

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HomeServe CEO Martin Bennett is “Most People-Focused CEO”
Jun30

HomeServe CEO Martin Bennett is “Most People-Focused CEO”

HomeServe’s Martin Bennett is joint winner of the first ever “Most People-Focused CEO” at this year’s HR Excellence Awards Leading home assistance provider, HomeServe’s chief executive officer (CEO) Martin Bennett has been named the UK’s most “People-Focused CEO” at the HR Excellence Awards. Martin was one of just ten UK CEOs in the running for the coveted title, and beat off stiff competition from other nominees including CEOs from...

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Great Place to Work® recognises companies exhibiting high-trust workplace cultures
Jun27

Great Place to Work® recognises companies exhibiting high-trust workplace cultures

Great Places to work have again recognised the top places to work in Europe in their 2016 list, with more than 2,250 companies participating in surveys spanning 19 countries. The winners were split into three categories, Best small & medium workplaces, won by IT Specialists Vincit Best large workplaces, won by Davidson Professional Services Best Multinational Workplaces, won by Mars Gilles Morel, Regional President of Mars...

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At the start of your HR career?  Your ideas could win you €4,000!
Jun23

At the start of your HR career? Your ideas could win you €4,000!

Undergraduate and postgraduate students, interns, apprentices and early-career HR and recruitment professionals, are invited to submit an ‘inspired idea for improving the workplace’ for a chance to win €4,000 plus coaching and marketing support to turn their idea into reality. The Theta Award is a biennial competition organised by the international assessment company cut-e. Established in 2013, it is the only global award that aims to...

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DS Workfit Champion Alison Thwaite wins Manchester Chamber of Commerce award
Jun16

DS Workfit Champion Alison Thwaite wins Manchester Chamber of Commerce award

Alison Thwaite, WorkFit Employment Development Officer (North) has won a Highly Commended Award as Learning and Skills Champion at the Manchester Chamber of Commerce’s Skills for Business Awards. Manchester Chamber of Commerce is the largest Chamber of Commerce in the UK, and its awards are very highly regarded within the business community across the region. The Award recognises Alison’s efforts in successfully securing...

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Welsh HR Software Company Celebrates 10th Anniversary
Jun10

Welsh HR Software Company Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Codel Software, a leading HR software company, has achieved two key milestones this week – its 10th anniversary and the news it has received the prestigious ISO27001 accreditation, an independent verification that the company conforms to the highest data security standards. Over the past decade, Codel Software has achieved rapid growth through helping UK and international businesses tackle absence management challenges using its...

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Solicitor & ‘Mum’s Champion’ Beats National Heavyweights to Be Named Rising Star of 2016
Jun07

Solicitor & ‘Mum’s Champion’ Beats National Heavyweights to Be Named Rising Star of 2016

Fighting for the rights of pregnant women and new mums has netted employment lawyer Danielle Ayres of Gorvins Solicitors a top award for her work in pregnancy and maternity discrimination. The 33-year old mother of two from Manchester was up against competition from some of the country`s largest and most prestigious law firms, including Mishcon de Reya, DWF and Clifford Chance, but received a unanimous vote from the judging panel...

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Wozniak, Branson, Mendelsohn among Judges at 2016 Talent Unleashed Awards
Apr20

Wozniak, Branson, Mendelsohn among Judges at 2016 Talent Unleashed Awards

Today, global IT and technology recruitment specialist Talent International announced the 2016 Talent Unleashed Awards, appointing Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak as head judge. Now in its fifth year, Talent Unleashed is a prestigious awards programme that recognises outstanding start-ups and inspiring entrepreneurs dedicated to transforming business and the wider community through technological innovation. Wozniak will chair the...

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