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Our quest to find Britain's HR all-stars

The British HR Awards is our quest to discover and celebrate the individuals, teams and suppliers that are passionate about delivering a world-class people experience.

We believe strongly in the transformational role a high performing HR function can play in building brilliant organisations. Will you join our quest and help us find our HR all-stars? Register your interest for the British HR Awards 2025.

Our 2024 Winners

Key Dates

Nominations Open:
25th November 2024
Nominations Close:
17th January 2025
Finalists Announced:
12th February 2025
Winners Announced:
2nd April 2025
Event Sponsors: Level Up Virgin Incentives

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Award Categories

Overall Awards
  • Best Overall People Experience (>100 people)
    Decided by employee feedback captured on New Possible
  • Best Overall People Experience (<100 people)
    Decided by employee feedback captured on New Possible
  • Employee Wellness Initiative of the Year
  • Diversity & Inclusion Initiative of the Year
    Sponsored by LevelUP Talent Solutions
  • L&D Initiative of the Year
  • Culture Initiative of the Year
  • Data Initiative of the Year
  • Innovation of the Year
  • Start-Up of the Year
  • SME of the Year
  • Large Organisation of the Year
    Sponsored by Virgin Incentives
People Awards
  • Leader of the Year
  • Rising Star of the Year
  • Coach of the Year
  • People Team of the Year (<100 people)
  • People Team of the Year (>100 people)
Supplier Awards
  • Consultancy of the Year
  • Employee Benefits Provider of the Year
  • Recruitment Partner of the Year
  • Technology Partner of the Year
Sector Specific Awards
  • Financial Services Company of the Year
  • Technology Company of the Year
  • EdTech of the Year
  • Retail Company of the Year
  • Hospitality & Leisure Company of the Year
  • Not for Profit of the Year
  • Public Sector Organisation of the Year
  • Engineering Company of the Year
  • Manufacturing Company of the Year
  • Construction Company of the Year

Meet the Judges

Nate Harwood
Founder, New Possible

Lucy Tobin
People Director (Europe), Frontier Economics

Louise Benford
Chief People Officer, The AA

Dr Tracey Leghorn
Chief Business Services Officer, SUEZ recycling and recovery UK

Kath Ennis
Chief People Officer, WPP Specialist Communications

Mary Foulkes OBE FCIPD
Director of Equity, Inclusion and Culture, Shelter

Perry Timms
Chief Energy Officer, People and Transformational HR

Helen Tindle
HR Director, Iceland Foods

Melanie Punch
COO - People and Organisation, Investec

Janet Roberts
Chief People & Culture Officer, Cycas Hospitality

Vilma Nikolaidou
Director of People and Culture, British Film Institute (BFI)

Maria Hawley
Director of People, Fisher German

Sharon Benson
HR Director, LloydsPharmacy Clinical Homecare

About New Possible

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Unlimited support and a tailored approach enable us to meet the unique needs of your organisation. What's more, New Possible's pricing is accessible to everyone.

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