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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
British LGBT Awards 5th Feb~27th NovHR & TrainingUK
International Safety Awards (British Safety Council)5th Feb21st MayHR & TrainingInternational
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 Feb~6th MarHR & TrainingInternational
Festival of Learning Awards 9th Feb~3rd NovHR & TrainingUK
The Rally Awards15th Feb7th AprHR & TrainingInternational
TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards26th Feb9th JulHR & TrainingUK
Working Families Best Practice Awards 1st Mar~1st JanHR & 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
Company Culture Awards
Celebrating companies who share values, care & nurture their workforce, offer career development, reward good work & create a workplace environment that is beyond just an office space, even when remote.
5th Mar27th AprHR & TrainingUK
Incentive Magazine Motivation Masters Awards7th Mar7th AprHR & TrainingInternational
IELA International E-Learning Awards - Business Division10th Mar18th JunHR & TrainingInternational Top Training Companies10th Mar~8th AprHR & TrainingInternational Top Training Outsourcing Companies10th Mar~5th JunHR & TrainingInternational
The EMpower Ethnic Minority Role Model Lists12th Mar~21st NovHR & TrainingInternational
The Firm Awards12th Mar17th JunHR & TrainingInternational
The GEO Awards 12th Mar~11th AprHR & TrainingInternational
DIVA Awards12th Mar~24th AprHR & TrainingUK
The Reward 30015th Mar~28th JulHR & TrainingInternational
Tomorrow's Health and Safety Awards 15th Mar~1st AprHR & TrainingUK
The EFMD Excellence in Practice (EiP) Awards15th Mar~15th NovHR & TrainingInternational
This Can Happen Awards18th Mar~15th JunHR & TrainingUK
Relocate Awards 21st Mar11th JunHR & TrainingInternational
Pink News Awards29th Mar~17th OctHR & TrainingUK
Princess Royal Training Awards
Prestigious awards for UK employers providing outstanding training & skills development programmes.
31st Mar~24th NovHR & TrainingUK
British Ex-Forces in Business Awards31st Mar19th MayHR & TrainingUK
Institute of Student Employers ISE Awards~2nd Apr~9th DecHR & TrainingUK
Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative RIDI Awards ~9th Apr~4th JunHR & TrainingUK
Gartner Communications Awards10th Apr~1st AugHR & TrainingInternational
The RoSPA Health and Safety Awards14th Apr18th MayHR & TrainingInternational
ONREC Online Recruitment Awards~14th Apr11th MarHR & TrainingUK
Brandon Hall Excellence in Human Capital Management Program16th Apr19th AugHR & TrainingInternational
Pillar World Awards ~17th Apr~19th OctHR & TrainingInternational
HPMA Excellence Awards~18th Apr~4th JunHR & TrainingUK
The ALT Learning Technologist of the Year Awards~25th Apr~10th SepHR & TrainingUK
PPMA Excellence in People Management Awards 28th Apr22nd JunHR & TrainingUK
The CIPD People Management Awards29th Apr28th SepHR & TrainingUK
BSIF Safety Awards~30th Apr~29th AprHR & TrainingUK
The enei Awards (Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion)~30th Apr~8th JulHR & TrainingUK
Great Place to Work - UK's Best Workplaces for Women ~30th Apr~3rd JulHR & TrainingUK
Refinitiv Global Diversity & Inclusion Index~5th May~30th JunHR & TrainingInternational
TIARA Talent Acquisition Awards7th May30th JunHR & TrainingInternational
Corporate Adviser Awards7th May25th NovHR & TrainingUK
Workplace Savings & Benefits (WSB) Awards~7th May~14th OctHR & TrainingUK
The HR Distinction Awards~14th May~15th SepHR & TrainingUK
Global Recruiter Industry Awards~14th May~2nd JulHR & TrainingUK
National Diversity Awards ~18th May16th AprHR & TrainingUK
Institute of Internal Communication Awards (IoIC)20th May~25th SepHR & TrainingUK
Employer Brand Management Awards 21st May~15th OctHR & TrainingUK
Employee Benefits Awards24th May19th NovHR & TrainingUK
Incentive Marketing Association (IMA) Circle of Excellence Awards ~29th May~18th JulHR & TrainingInternational
Chief Learning Officer Magazine Learning in Practice Awards~31st May~19th OctHR & TrainingInternational
Coach of the Year1st Jun1st SepHR & TrainingInternational
ICF International Prism Award ~1st Jun~25th AugHR & TrainingInternational
The Stonewall Global Workplace Equality Index ~2nd Jun~15th JulHR & TrainingInternational
Ragan's Top Women in HR Awards~10th Jun~31st JulHR & TrainingInternational
Kantar Inclusion Index~12th Jun~24th SepHR & TrainingInternational
IELA International E-Learning Awards - Academic Division15th Jun24th SepHR & TrainingInternational
The Engagement Excellence Awards~16th Jun~16th OctHR & TrainingUK
Personnel Today Awards~19th Jun~26th NovHR & TrainingUK
ABP Workforce Experience Awards~19th Jun~14th OctHR & TrainingUK
Recruitment Marketing Awards~19th Jun~29th OctHR & TrainingUK
UK Social Mobility Awards25th Jun14th OctHR & TrainingUK
Asian Apprenticeship Awards ~26th Jun~23rd NovHR & TrainingUK
Social Mobility Employer Index ~26th Jun~11th OctHR & TrainingUK
BAME Apprenticeship Awards~26th Jun~24th NovHR & TrainingUK
HR Excellence Awards (HR Magazine)~30th Jun26th JanHR & TrainingUK
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 13th Jul1st OctHR & TrainingInternational
The International Engage Awards 19th Jul11th NovHR & TrainingInternational
HR in Hospitality Awards for Excellence~26th Jul~27th SepHR & TrainingUK
The Learning Technologies Awards ~31st Jul~18th NovHR & TrainingInternational
Inspiration in HR Award ~31st Jul~25th NovHR & TrainingUK
Online Learning Consortium Fellows Program~31st Jul~19th NovHR & TrainingInternational
Investing in Ethnicity Awards~31st Jul~10th DecHR & TrainingUK
The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers~1st Aug~1st SepHR & TrainingUK
The Inclusive Companies Awards6th Aug~28th NovHR & TrainingUK
The Global Healthy Workplace Awards (GHWAwards)~10th Aug~20th NovHR & TrainingInternational
Not a Red Card Awards~14th Aug~4th NovHR & TrainingUK
Recruiter Investing in Talent Awards ~14th Aug~11th DecHR & TrainingUK
The Investors in People Awards~23rd Aug~24th NovHR & TrainingUK
The Peer Award for Excellence in People & Performance31st Aug~28th FebHR & TrainingInternational
In-house Recruitment Awards for Excellence~31st Aug~10th DecHR & TrainingUK
The Prince Michael International Road Safety Awards~31st Aug~10th DecHR & TrainingInternational
Global Equality & Diversity Awards~4th Sep~22nd OctHR & TrainingInternational
National Online Recruitment Awards (NORAs)~6th Sep~18th NovHR & TrainingUK
The Stonewall UK Workplace Equality Index ~9th Sep~15th JanHR & TrainingUK
Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Program9th Sep9th DecHR & TrainingInternational
UK Coaching Awards~10th Sep~3rd DecHR & TrainingUK
The Rewards~11th Sep~10th 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~17th Sep~10th DecHR & TrainingInternational
The OUTstanding LGBT+ Role Models Lists~18th Sep~25th OctHR & TrainingUK
Fortune World's Best Workplaces19th Sep19th OctHR & TrainingInternational
The Learning Awards~25th Sep18th FebHR & TrainingInternational
The National Apprenticeship Awards~25th Sep~28th NovHR & TrainingUK
HR Brilliance Awards 11th Oct9th DecHR & TrainingUK
Internal Communications Brilliance Awards11th Oct9th DecHR & TrainingUK
National Centre for Diversity NCFD Grand Awards ~13th Oct~16th JanHR & TrainingUK
Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence ~15th Oct~13th JulHR & TrainingInternational
Rainbow Honours~16th Oct~4th DecHR & TrainingUK
Learning Elite Award~6th Nov~6th AprHR & TrainingInternational
ATD BEST Awards ~13th Nov~5th DecHR & TrainingInternational
REBA Employee Wellbeing Awards ~14th Nov~4th MarHR & TrainingUK
Learning Excellence Awards~20th Nov1st MarHR & TrainingUK
Great Place to Work~21st Nov~27th AprHR & TrainingInternational Top Employer Awards~27th Nov~7th NovHR & TrainingUK
Diversity Champion Award and International Inclusion Award~1st Dec8th JanHR & TrainingInternational
Sword of Honour~4th Dec~22nd NovHR & TrainingUK
Globe of Honour~4th Dec~22nd NovHR & TrainingUK
Diversity and Inclusion Heroes Awards~11th Dec28th JanHR & TrainingUK
Inclusive Top 50 Employers~14th Dec~14th JanHR & TrainingUK
Workplace Wellbeing Index~14th Dec~14th JanHR & TrainingUK
British Diversity Awards~14th Dec~26th MarHR & TrainingUK
Best Places to Work (Business Intelligence Group)~18th Dec11th MarHR & TrainingInternational
AAC Apprenticeship Awards~18th Dec27th AprHR & TrainingUK
Ragan's Workplace Wellness Awards~18th Dec1st AprHR & TrainingInternational
Top Employer Institute Certification Programme 30th Dec~30th JanHR & TrainingInternational
BITC Diversity Intelligence~31st Dec~31st JanHR & TrainingUK Top Leadership Training Companies13th Jan~8th AprHR & TrainingInternational
RAD Awards (Recruitment Advertising)15th Jan~30th JanHR & TrainingUK
ATD Innovation in Talent Development Award15th Jan29th AugHR & TrainingInternational
The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For22nd Jan15th MayHR & TrainingUK
National Mentoring Awards~27th Jan~1st MarHR & TrainingUK
The Recruiter Awards29th Jan5th MayHR & TrainingUK
The Safety & Health Excellence Awards~31st Jan28th AprHR & TrainingUK

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