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List of UK HR Awards and Training Awards

This is the world’s best list of UK HR Awards and Training Awards. It includes all the most credible national HR Awards and Recruitment Awards such as The Personnel Today Awards, HR Excellence Awards, The CIPD People Management Awards, The HR Distinction Awards and The Sunday Times Best 100 Companies to Work For. It also features Employee Benefits Awards,The National Diversity Awards, LGBT Awards, UK Employee Experience Awards and The Social Mobility Index. UK Training awards include The TJ Awards and The Learning Awards among many others.   

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Award nameDeadline DateAwarding DateIndustryRegion
HR Brilliance Awards 6th Nov3rd DecHR & TrainingUK
Internal Communications Brilliance Awards6th Nov3rd DecHR & TrainingUK
Global Healthy Workplace Certification
Certify as a global healthy workplace. Certification is granted to organizations who excel in providing employees with comprehensive support in health and wellbeing. Certified employers include IBM, Royal Dutch Shell, Chevron, Unilever, GSK
6th Nov11th DecHR & TrainingInternational
Learning Elite Award6th Nov~6th AprHR & TrainingInternational
ATD BEST Awards 13th Nov~5th DecHR & TrainingInternational
Inclusive Top 50 Employers14th Nov14th DecHR & TrainingUK
Workplace Wellbeing Index14th Nov~14th MarHR & TrainingUK
Great Place to Work15th Nov~27th AprHR & TrainingInternational
Learning Excellence Awards20th Nov1st MarHR & TrainingUK Top Employer Awards27th Nov~7th NovHR & TrainingUK
Top Employer Institute Certification Programme 30th Nov30th DecHR & TrainingInternational
Diversity Champion Award and International Inclusion Award1st Dec8th JanHR & TrainingInternational
Sword of Honour4th Dec~22nd NovHR & TrainingUK
Globe of Honour4th Dec~22nd NovHR & TrainingUK
The RoSPA Health and Safety Awards6th Dec18th MayHR & TrainingInternational
Ragan's Workplace Wellness Awards11th Dec1st AprHR & TrainingInternational
Best Places to Work (Business Intelligence Group)18th Dec11th MarHR & TrainingInternational
AAC Apprenticeship Awards18th Dec27th AprHR & TrainingUK
BITC Diversity Intelligence~31st Dec~31st JanHR & TrainingUK
The Peer Award for Excellence in People & Performance~1st Jan~28th FebHR & TrainingInternational
RAD Awards (Recruitment Advertising)8th Jan~30th JanHR & TrainingUK
PPMA Excellence in People Management Awards 8th Jan22nd AprHR & TrainingUK
British LGBT Awards ~10th Jan27th NovHR & TrainingUK
The GEO Awards ~10th Jan~11th AprHR & TrainingInternational
British Ex-Forces in Business Awards~12th Jan12th MayHR & TrainingUK
The Recruiter Awards13th Jan5th MayHR & TrainingUK
ONREC Online Recruitment Awards~14th Jan11th MarHR & TrainingUK
REBA Employee Wellbeing Awards ~14th Jan~4th MarHR & TrainingUK
British Diversity Awards~14th Jan~26th MarHR & TrainingUK
The Firm Awards~15th Jan4th NovHR & TrainingInternational
ATD Innovation in Talent Development Award15th Jan~17th MayHR & TrainingInternational
Rainbow Honours~16th Jan~4th DecHR & TrainingUK
The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For22nd Jan15th MayHR & TrainingUK
The EMpower Ethnic Minority Role Model Lists~24th Jan~21st NovHR & TrainingInternational
TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards~24th Jan~2nd AprHR & TrainingUK
National Mentoring Awards~27th Jan~1st MarHR & TrainingUK
BSIF Safety Awards~31st Jan~29th AprHR & TrainingUK
The Safety & Health Excellence Awards~31st Jan28th AprHR & TrainingUK Top Leadership Training Companies5th Feb~8th AprHR & TrainingInternational
Employee Benefits Awards~7th Feb29th OctHR & TrainingUK
International Safety Awards (British Safety Council)~7th Feb~29th MayHR & TrainingInternational
Pitman Training Super Achievers Awards ~15th Feb~29th MarHR & TrainingUK
HPMA Excellence Awards~18th Feb~4th JunHR & TrainingUK
Corporate Adviser Awards~28th Feb~2nd JulHR & TrainingUK
Working Families Best Practice Awards ~28th Feb~20th JunHR & TrainingUK
The Rally Awards~28th Feb~23rd AprHR & TrainingInternational
The Stonewall Global Workplace Equality Index ~2nd Mar~15th JulHR & TrainingInternational
Institute of Student Employers ISE Awards~2nd Mar~30th JunHR & TrainingUK
UK Employee Experience Awards
The 2021 UK Employee Experience Awards is the world’s premier celebration of the organisations, people, and initiatives that are improving the world of work.
5th Mar13th MayHR & TrainingUK
Refinitiv Global Diversity & Inclusion Index~5th Mar~30th JunHR & TrainingInternational
Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative RIDI Awards ~9th Mar~4th JunHR & TrainingUK
IELA International E-Learning Awards - Business Division~10th Mar~12th JunHR & TrainingInternational
Incentive Magazine Motivation Masters Awards~10th Mar~21st AprHR & TrainingInternational
Tomorrow's Health and Safety Awards ~13th Mar~1st AprHR & TrainingUK
Relocate Awards ~13th Mar~12th MayHR & TrainingInternational
The EFMD Excellence in Practice (EiP) Awards~15th Mar~15th NovHR & TrainingInternational
This Can Happen Awards~19th Mar7th OctHR & TrainingUK
DIVA Awards~20th Mar~24th AprHR & TrainingUK
The ALT Learning Technologist of the Year Awards~25th Mar~10th SepHR & TrainingUK
Gartner Communications Awards~27th Mar~1st MayHR & TrainingInternational
The Student Employee of the Year Awards (SEOTY)~27th Mar~2nd JulHR & TrainingUK
Princess Royal Training Awards ~31st Mar~24th NovHR & TrainingUK
The enei Awards (Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion)~31st Mar~8th JulHR & TrainingUK Top Training Outsourcing Companies1st Apr~5th JunHR & TrainingInternational
Pink News Awards~15th Apr~17th OctHR & TrainingUK
Pillar World Awards ~17th Apr19th OctHR & TrainingInternational
Great Place to Work - UK's Best Workplaces for Women ~30th Apr~3rd JulHR & TrainingUK
Workplace Savings & Benefits (WSB) Awards~7th May14th OctHR & TrainingUK
Brandon Hall Excellence in Human Capital Management Program~8th May~5th FebHR & TrainingInternational
The HR Distinction Awards~14th May~15th SepHR & TrainingUK
Global Recruiter Industry Awards~14th May~2nd JulHR & TrainingUK
Institute of Internal Communication Awards (IoIC)~14th May~25th SepHR & TrainingUK
National Diversity Awards ~18th May~25th SepHR & TrainingUK
Employer Brand Management Awards 21st May15th OctHR & TrainingUK
The CIPD People Management Awards~28th May~28th SepHR & TrainingUK
Incentive Marketing Association (IMA) Circle of Excellence Awards ~29th May~18th JulHR & TrainingInternational
Chief Learning Officer Magazine Learning in Practice Awards~31st May19th OctHR & TrainingInternational
ICF International Prism Award ~1st Jun~25th AugHR & TrainingInternational
IELA International E-Learning Awards - Academic Division~7th Jun~25th SepHR & TrainingInternational
Ragan's Top Women in HR Awards~10th Jun~31st JulHR & TrainingInternational
Kantar Inclusion Index~12th Jun~24th SepHR & TrainingInternational
The Engagement Excellence Awards~16th Jun~16th OctHR & TrainingUK
Personnel Today Awards~19th Jun26th NovHR & TrainingUK
ABP Workforce Experience Awards~19th Jun14th OctHR & TrainingUK
Recruitment Marketing Awards~19th Jun29th OctHR & TrainingUK
Asian Apprenticeship Awards ~26th Jun23rd NovHR & TrainingUK
Social Mobility Index ~26th Jun~11th OctHR & TrainingUK
BAME Apprenticeship Awards~26th Jun24th NovHR & TrainingUK
HR Excellence Awards (HR Magazine)~30th Jun26th JanHR & TrainingUK
The TALiNT International Annual Recruitment Awards (TIARAs)~3rd Jul21st OctHR & TrainingInternational
APSCo Awards for Excellence~9th Jul~8th OctHR & TrainingUK
Baxendale UK Employee Ownership Awards~10th Jul~19th NovHR & TrainingUK
Britain's Healthiest Workplace ~10th Jul~15th NovHR & TrainingUK
The Stevie Awards for Great Employers ~22nd Jul4th NovHR & TrainingInternational
HR in Hospitality Awards for Excellence~26th Jul~27th SepHR & TrainingUK
The Learning Technologies Awards ~31st Jul18th NovHR & TrainingInternational
Inspiration in HR Award ~31st Jul25th NovHR & TrainingUK
Online Learning Consortium Fellows Program~31st Jul~19th NovHR & TrainingInternational
Investing in Ethnicity Awards~31st Jul30th OctHR & TrainingUK
The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers~1st Aug~1st SepHR & TrainingUK
The Global Healthy Workplace Awards (GHWAwards)~10th Aug20th NovHR & TrainingInternational
The Inclusive Companies Awards~14th Aug~28th NovHR & TrainingUK
Not a Red Card Awards~14th Aug4th NovHR & TrainingUK
Recruiter Investing in Talent Awards ~14th Aug11th DecHR & TrainingUK
The Investors in People Awards~23rd Aug24th NovHR & TrainingUK
In-house Recruitment Awards for Excellence~31st Aug10th DecHR & TrainingUK
The Prince Michael International Road Safety Awards~31st Aug~10th DecHR & TrainingInternational
Global Equality & Diversity Awards~4th Sep22nd OctHR & TrainingInternational
National Online Recruitment Awards (NORAs)~6th Sep18th NovHR & TrainingUK
The International Engage Awards ~7th Sep3rd DecHR & TrainingInternational
Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Program~10th Sep27th JanHR & TrainingInternational
UK Coaching Awards~10th Sep3rd DecHR & TrainingUK
The Rewards~11th Sep10th DecHR & TrainingInternational
Training Magazine’s Training Top 125 Award~14th Sep22nd FebHR & TrainingInternational
World's Best Workplaces~14th Sep~15th OctHR & TrainingInternational
The Digiday WorkLife Awards~18th Sep~14th NovHR & TrainingInternational
The FT OUTstanding LGBT+ Role Models Lists~18th Sep~25th OctHR & TrainingUK
The Learning Awards~25th Sep18th FebHR & TrainingInternational
The National Apprenticeship Awards~25th Sep~28th NovHR & TrainingUK
National Centre for Diversity NCFD Grand Awards ~13th Oct~16th JanHR & TrainingUK
Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence ~15th Oct~13th JulHR & TrainingInternational Top Training Companies28th Oct~8th AprHR & TrainingInternational

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