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
The GEO Awards 10th Jan~11th AprHR & TrainingInternational
PPMA Excellence in People Management Awards 13th Jan31st MarHR & TrainingUK
TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards24th Jan2nd AprHR & TrainingUK
The Recruiter Awards29th Jan6th MayHR & TrainingUK
Employee Benefits Awards31st Jan5th JunHR & TrainingUK
UK Employee Experience Awards31st Jan14th MayHR & TrainingUK
BSIF Safety Awards31st Jan29th AprHR & TrainingUK
The Safety & Health Excellence Awards31st Jan29th AprHR & TrainingUK
International Safety Awards (British Safety Council)7th Feb29th MayHR & TrainingInternational
HPMA Excellence Awards18th Feb4th JunHR & TrainingUK
Corporate Adviser Awards28th Feb2nd JulHR & TrainingUK
The LEAD Awards ~28th Feb~5th MarHR & TrainingInternational
The Rally Awards28th Feb23rd AprHR & TrainingInternational
Conscious Employer Awards~1st Mar~22nd MarHR & TrainingUK
Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative RIDI Awards ~1st Mar~11th AprHR & TrainingUK
The Stonewall Global Workplace Equality Index 2nd Mar15th JulHR & TrainingInternational
IELA International E-Learning Awards - Business Division10th Mar12th JunHR & TrainingInternational
The HR Distinction Awards~11th Mar~2nd MayHR & TrainingUK
HR Excellence Awards (HR Magazine)13th Mar30th JunHR & TrainingUK
Pitman Training Super Achievers Awards ~15th Mar~29th MarHR & TrainingUK
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
Gartner Communications Awards20th Mar~1st MayHR & TrainingInternational
The ALT Learning Technologist of the Year Awards~25th Mar~4th SepHR & TrainingUK
Working Families Best Practice Awards ~25th Mar~20th JunHR & TrainingUK
National Mentoring Awards~27th Mar~1st MarHR & TrainingUK
Incentive Marketing Association (IMA) Circle of Excellence Awards ~28th Mar~18th JulHR & TrainingInternational
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
Princess Royal Training Awards
Prestigious awards for UK employers providing outstanding training & skills development programmes.
31st Mar~24th NovHR & TrainingUK
The Global Healthy Workplace Awards (GHWAwards)~31st Mar~6th SepHR & TrainingInternational
Pillar World Awards ~5th Apr~25th MarHR & TrainingInternational
Brandon Hall Excellence in Human Capital Management Program17th Apr~22nd 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 Apr~27th SepHR & TrainingUK
The CIPD People Management Awards30th Apr~24th SepHR & TrainingUK
Great Place to Work - Best Workplaces for Women ~30th Apr~4th JulHR & TrainingUK
British Institute of Cleaning Science BICSc Awards~30th Apr~26th SepHR & TrainingUK Top Training Companies~8th May~1st MarHR & TrainingInternational
Workplace Savings & Benefits (WSB) Awards~13th May~5th SepHR & TrainingUK
The National Apprenticeship Awards~24th May~28th NovHR & TrainingUK
Social Mobility Index ~28th May~11th JulHR & TrainingUK
National Diversity Awards ~31st May~20th SepHR & TrainingUK
Investing in Ethnicity Awards~4th Jun~7th NovHR & TrainingUK
ABP Workforce Experience Awards~7th Jun~11th OctHR & TrainingUK
The RoSPA Health and Safety Awards~10th Jun~12th SepHR & TrainingUK
IELA International E-Learning Awards - Academic Division~10th Jun~25th SepHR & TrainingInternational
Online Learning Consortium Fellows Program~10th Jun~19th 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 Jun~16th OctHR & TrainingUK
Recruitment Marketing Awards~18th Jun~30th OctHR & TrainingUK
Personnel Today Awards~21st Jun~19th NovHR & TrainingUK
Asian Apprenticeship Awards ~1st Jul~31st OctHR & TrainingUK
Institute of Recruitment Professionals IRP Awards ~5th Jul~29th NovHR & TrainingUK
APSCo Awards for Excellence~9th Jul~8th OctHR & TrainingUK
Baxendale UK Employee Ownership Awards~10th Jul~19th NovHR & TrainingUK
Recruiter Investing in Talent Awards ~12th Jul~31st OctHR & TrainingUK Top Employer Awards~19th Jul~7th NovHR & TrainingUK
HR in Hospitality Awards for Excellence~26th Jul~27th 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 Jul~11th NovHR & TrainingInternational
The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers~1st Aug~1st SepHR & TrainingUK
The TALiNT International Annual Recruitment Awards (TIARAs)~2nd Aug~15th OctHR & TrainingInternational
The Investors in People Awards~4th Aug~19th NovHR & TrainingUK
The Stevie Awards for Great Employers ~7th Aug~20th SepHR & TrainingInternational
The Inclusive Companies Awards~9th Aug28th NovHR & TrainingUK
The Digiday WorkLife Awards~23rd Aug~14th NovHR & TrainingInternational
Inclusive Top 50 Employers ~30th Aug~22nd NovHR & TrainingUK
Global Equality & Diversity Awards~30th Aug~17th OctHR & TrainingInternational
National Online Recruitment Awards (NORAs)~6th Sep~13th NovHR & TrainingUK
Sword of Honour~6th Sep~22nd NovHR & TrainingUK
Globe of Honour~6th Sep~22nd NovHR & TrainingUK
Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Program~6th Sep5th DecHR & TrainingInternational
The FT OUTstanding LGBT+ Role Models Lists~6th Sep~25th OctHR & TrainingUK
The Stonewall UK Workplace Equality Index ~9th Sep15th JanHR & TrainingUK
The Rewards~13th Sep5th DecHR & TrainingInternational
World's Best Workplaces~14th Sep~15th OctHR & TrainingInternational
Training Magazine’s Training Top 125 Award~16th Sep24th FebHR & TrainingInternational
UK Coaching Awards~18th Sep5th DecHR & TrainingUK
This Can Happen Awards~19th Sep~21st NovHR & TrainingUK
Inspiration in HR Award ~23rd Sep~21st NovHR & TrainingUK
The Learning Awards~27th Sep20th FebHR & TrainingInternational
The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For~27th Sep~21st FebHR & TrainingUK
RAD Awards (Recruitment Advertising)~27th Sep30th JanHR & TrainingUK
National Centre for Diversity NCFD Grand Awards ~13th Oct16th JanHR & TrainingUK
HR Brilliance Awards ~15th Oct5th DecHR & TrainingUK
Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence ~15th Oct~1st MayHR & TrainingInternational
Internal Communications Brilliance Awards~15th Oct5th DecHR & TrainingUK
Rainbow Honours~16th Oct4th DecHR & TrainingUK
The Peer Award for Excellence in People & Performance~1st Nov28th FebHR & TrainingInternational
ATD BEST Awards ~6th Nov~5th DecHR & TrainingInternational
Employer Brand Management Awards ~8th Nov~13th MarHR & TrainingUK
REBA Employee Wellbeing Awards ~14th Nov4th MarHR & TrainingUK
Great Place to Work~15th Nov~27th AprHR & TrainingInternational
The Firm Awards~15th Nov19th MarHR & TrainingInternational
BITC Gender Equality Awards~22nd Nov30th AprHR & TrainingInternational
British LGBT Awards ~22nd Nov29th MayHR & TrainingUK
SGUK National Health and Safety Awards~22nd Nov~30th JanHR & TrainingUK
The IFTDO Global HRD Awards~30th Nov~18th MarHR & TrainingInternational
Diversity Champion Award1st Dec1st JanHR & TrainingInternational
Top Employer Institute Certification Programme ~1st Dec~1st JanHR & TrainingInternational
Best Places to Work (Business Intelligence Group)6th Dec10th FebHR & TrainingInternational
Incentive Magazine Motivation Masters Awards10th Dec~29th JanHR & TrainingInternational
British Ex-Forces in Business Awards12th Dec20th MayHR & TrainingUK
ONREC Online Recruitment Awards14th Dec5th MarHR & TrainingUK
Workplace Wellbeing Index14th Dec~11th AprHR & TrainingUK
British Diversity Awards14th Dec26th MarHR & TrainingUK
ATD Innovation in Talent Development Award15th Dec17th MayHR & TrainingInternational
BITC Diversity Intelligence31st Dec31st JanHR & TrainingUK

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