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
BITC Best Employers for Race / Race Equality Awards2nd Oct2nd NovHR & TrainingUK
National Centre for Diversity NCFD Grand Awards 13th Oct16th JanHR & TrainingUK
HR Brilliance Awards
Celebrating the outstanding contribution that innovatively-designed & superbly executed HR strategies make to business performance.
15th Oct5th DecHR & TrainingUK
Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence 15th Oct~1st MayHR & TrainingInternational
Internal Communications Brilliance Awards
Celebrating brilliance in the field of internal communications.
15th Oct5th DecHR & TrainingUK
The Peer Award for Excellence in People & Performance
The People & Performance Peer Awards are unique as they are judged by the finalists themselves.
1st Nov28th FebHR & TrainingInternational
ONREC Online Recruitment Awards~7th Nov5th MarHR & TrainingUK
REBA Employee Wellbeing Awards 7th Nov4th MarHR & TrainingUK
Employer Brand Management Awards
Unique awards celebrating & rewarding excellence in the field of Employer Brand Management.
8th Nov~13th MarHR & TrainingUK
Great Place to Work15th Nov~27th AprHR & TrainingInternational
British LGBT Awards 15th Nov29th MayHR & TrainingUK
BITC Gender Equality Awards22nd Nov30th AprHR & TrainingInternational
SGUK National Health and Safety Awards22nd Nov~30th JanHR & TrainingUK
The IFTDO Global HRD Awards~30th Nov~18th MarHR & TrainingInternational
The Firm Awards~30th Nov19th MarHR & TrainingInternational
Diversity Champion Award~1st Dec~1st JanHR & TrainingInternational
Top Employer Institute Certification Programme ~1st Dec~1st JanHR & TrainingInternational
Best Places to Work (Business Intelligence Group)6th Dec~11th FebHR & TrainingInternational
Incentive Magazine Motivation Masters Awards10th Dec~29th JanHR & TrainingInternational
British Ex-Forces in Business Awards~14th Dec~8th MayHR & TrainingUK
Workplace Wellbeing Index14th Dec~11th AprHR & TrainingUK
City and Guilds Medals for Excellence~20th Dec~2nd JanHR & TrainingUK
BITC Diversity Benchmark ~31st Dec~1st JanHR & TrainingUK
PPMA Excellence in People Management Awards ~7th Jan~15th MayHR & TrainingUK
The HR Distinction Awards~11th Jan~2nd MayHR & TrainingUK
Employee Benefits Awards~14th Jan5th JunHR & TrainingUK
The GEO Awards ~18th Jan~11th AprHR & TrainingInternational
TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards~25th Jan~4th AprHR & TrainingUK
International Safety Awards (British Safety Council)~25th Jan~27th AprHR & TrainingInternational
National Mentoring Awards~27th Jan~1st MarHR & TrainingUK
The Recruiter Awards~30th Jan~9th MayHR & TrainingUK
Gartner Communications Awards~31st Jan~1st MayHR & TrainingInternational
BSIF Safety Awards~31st Jan~10th AprHR & TrainingUK
The Safety & Health Excellence Awards~31st Jan~10th AprHR & TrainingUK
Corporate Adviser Awards~1st Feb~3rd JulHR & TrainingUK
Conscious Employer Awards~1st Feb~22nd MarHR & TrainingUK
Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative RIDI Awards ~1st Feb~11th AprHR & TrainingUK
Pitman Training Super Achievers Awards ~15th Feb~29th MarHR & TrainingUK
HPMA Excellence Awards~20th Feb~6th JunHR & TrainingUK
UK Employee Experience Awards~20th Feb~16th MayHR & TrainingUK
Incentive Marketing Association (IMA) Circle of Excellence Awards ~28th Feb~18th JulHR & TrainingInternational
The LEAD Awards ~28th Feb~5th MarHR & TrainingInternational
IELA International E-Learning Awards - Business Division~1st Mar~14th JunHR & TrainingInternational
ATD BEST Awards ~15th Mar~5th OctHR & TrainingInternational
Tomorrow's Health and Safety Awards ~15th Mar~1st AprHR & TrainingUK
Relocate Awards ~15th Mar~15th MayHR & TrainingInternational
Institute of Student Employers ISE Awards~15th Mar~9th JulHR & TrainingUK
The EFMD Excellence in Practice (EiP) Awards~15th Mar~15th NovHR & TrainingInternational
HR Excellence Awards (HR Magazine)~25th Mar~2nd JulHR & TrainingUK
The ALT Learning Technologist of the Year Awards~25th Mar4th SepHR & TrainingUK
Working Families Best Practice Awards ~25th Mar~20th JunHR & TrainingUK
Princess Royal Training Awards ~29th Mar~24th NovHR & TrainingUK
Global Recruiter Industry Awards~29th Mar~20th JunHR & TrainingUK
The enei Awards (Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion)~29th Mar~2nd JulHR & TrainingUK
The Student Employee of the Year Awards (SEOTY)~29th Mar~27th JunHR & TrainingUK
The Global Healthy Workplace Awards (GHWAwards)~31st Mar~6th SepHR & TrainingInternational
Pillar World Awards ~5th Apr~25th MarHR & TrainingInternational
The CIPD People Management Awards~11th Apr24th SepHR & TrainingUK
Brandon Hall Excellence in Human Capital Management Program~12th Apr22nd AugHR & TrainingInternational
DIVA Awards~18th Apr~8th JunHR & TrainingUK
ICF International Prism Award ~23rd Apr~25th AugHR & TrainingInternational
Institute of Internal Communication Awards (IoIC)~26th Apr27th SepHR & TrainingUK
Great Place to Work - Best Workplaces for Women ~30th Apr~4th JulHR & TrainingUK
British Institute of Cleaning Science BICSc Awards~30th Apr26th SepHR & TrainingUK Top Training Companies~8th May~1st MarHR & TrainingInternational
Workplace Savings & Benefits (WSB) Awards~13th May5th SepHR & TrainingUK
The National Apprenticeship Awards~24th May~28th NovHR & TrainingUK
Social Mobility Index ~28th May~11th JulHR & TrainingUK
National Diversity Awards ~31st May20th SepHR & TrainingUK
Investing in Ethnicity Awards~4th Jun7th NovHR & TrainingUK
ABP Workforce Experience Awards~7th Jun~11th OctHR & TrainingUK
The RoSPA Health and Safety Awards~10th Jun12th SepHR & TrainingUK
IELA International E-Learning Awards - Academic Division~10th Jun25th SepHR & TrainingInternational
Online Learning Consortium Fellows Program~10th Jun19th NovHR & TrainingInternational
The TJ Awards (Training Journal)~14th Jun3rd DecHR & TrainingUK
Britain's Healthiest Workplace ~14th Jun~15th NovHR & TrainingUK
Pink News Awards~14th Jun~17th OctHR & TrainingUK
The Engagement Excellence Awards~16th Jun16th OctHR & TrainingUK
Recruitment Marketing Awards~18th Jun30th OctHR & TrainingUK
Personnel Today Awards~21st Jun19th NovHR & TrainingUK
Asian Apprenticeship Awards ~1st Jul31st OctHR & TrainingUK
Institute of Recruitment Professionals (IRP) Awards ~5th Jul~29th NovHR & TrainingUK
APSCo Awards for Excellence~9th Jul8th OctHR & TrainingUK
Baxendale UK Employee Ownership Awards~10th Jul~19th NovHR & TrainingUK
Recruiter Investing in Talent Awards ~12th Jul31st OctHR & TrainingUK Top Employer Awards~19th Jul~7th NovHR & TrainingUK
HR in Hospitality Awards for Excellence~26th Jul27th SepHR & TrainingUK
In-house Recruitment Awards for Excellence~31st Jul4th DecHR & TrainingUK
The Learning Technologies Awards ~31st Jul27th NovHR & TrainingInternational
The Prince Michael International Road Safety Awards~31st Jul10th DecHR & TrainingInternational
The International Engage Awards ~31st Jul11th NovHR & TrainingInternational
The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers~1st Aug1st SepHR & TrainingUK
The TALiNT International Annual Recruitment Awards (TIARAs)~2nd Aug15th OctHR & TrainingInternational
The Investors in People Awards~4th Aug19th NovHR & TrainingUK
The Stevie Awards for Great Employers ~7th Aug20th SepHR & TrainingInternational
The Inclusive Companies Awards~9th Aug28th NovHR & TrainingUK
The Digiday WorkLife Awards23rd Aug~14th NovHR & TrainingInternational
Inclusive Top 50 Employers 30th Aug~22nd NovHR & TrainingUK
Global Equality & Diversity Awards30th Aug17th OctHR & TrainingInternational
National Online Recruitment Awards (NORAs)6th Sep13th NovHR & TrainingUK
Sword of Honour6th Sep22nd NovHR & TrainingUK
Globe of Honour6th Sep22nd NovHR & TrainingUK
Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Program6th Sep5th DecHR & TrainingInternational
The FT OUTstanding LGBT+ Role Models Lists6th Sep~25th OctHR & TrainingUK
The Stonewall Workplace Equality Index 9th Sep~1st JanHR & TrainingUK
The Rewards13th Sep5th DecHR & TrainingInternational
World's Best Workplaces14th Sep15th OctHR & TrainingInternational
Training Magazine’s Training Top 125 Award16th Sep24th FebHR & TrainingInternational
UK Coaching Awards18th Sep5th DecHR & TrainingUK
Inspiration in HR Award 23rd Sep~21st NovHR & TrainingUK
The Learning Awards27th Sep20th FebHR & TrainingInternational
The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For27th Sep~21st FebHR & TrainingUK
RAD Awards (Recruitment Advertising)27th Sep30th JanHR & TrainingUK

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