Congratulations to the winners of the HR Excellence Awards 2020

Best internal communications strategy

Winner: NatWest Group

Finalists:

Archant

Arvato CRM Solutions UK

Everton Football Club

Swiss Re, HR EMEA

Best HR strategy from overseas

Winner: Doğuş Automotive (DRIVE)

Highly Commended: HRMDO - Local Government Unit of General Santos City

Finalists:

Pensees Pte. Ltd.

Petrol Ofisi

Best employee engagement strategy

Sponsored by the Dorchester Collection

Winner: Livv Housing Group


Finalists:

Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS)

Lloyds Banking Group

London Stock Exchange Group

Smart DCC

The Engagement Coach

Best health and wellbeing strategy

Winner: NatWest Group


Finalists:

Comply Direct Limited

Department for Work and Pensions

Farne Salmon and Trout

West Dunbartonshire Council

Best HR technology strategy

Winners: Circle K Europe and Turkcell Global Bilgi


Finalists:

Discover Arup

HomeServe plc & VIC - your Virtual Interactive Coach

HRA Pharma

Best talent management strategy

Winner: Mitchells & Butlers


Finalists:

HIMSS

HRA Pharma

MediaCom

Best reward and recognition strategy

Winner: EDF

Finalists: Elior UK

Best people-focused workplace design strategy

Winner: Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS)


Finalists: HB Reavis

Best diversity and inclusion strategy

Winner: Financial Ombudsman Service


Highly Commended: MTR Elizabeth line (MTREL)

Finalists: Tata Consultancy Services

Best transformation strategy

Winners: Lloyds Banking Group and TalkTalk


Finalists:

Merck KGaA

North Yorkshire Police in partnership with Cappfinity

Best CSR strategy

Winner: Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield

Finalists:

Microgaming

Shell Energy Retail

Tata Consultancy Services

Best recruitment strategy

Winner: NHS Blood and Transplant

Finalists:

Hertfordshire County Council

North Yorkshire Police in partnership with Cappfinity

TalkTalk

The Berkeley Partnership

Best learning and development strategy

Winners: Jardine Motors Group UK and Swiss Re Management


Finalists:

IQ-EQ

Outside (formerly ‘DPA’) & Royal London

Financial Ombudsman Service

HR future leader of the year

Winner: Miranda Burgum, GAIL’s Bakery

Highly Commended: Caroline Butler, Hertfordshire County Council

Finalists:

Bernie Cornish, Lloyds Banking Group

Craig Morgans, IWG

Gemma Appleford, IPG Mediabrands

Louise Hanthorne, London Stock Exchange Group

HR team of the year

Winner: Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS)

Finalists:

Everton Football Club

HIMSS

Financial Ombudsman Service

People Focused CEO of the Year

Winner: Rick Willmott, Willmott Dixon

Finalists:

Alison Lowe, Touchstone

Anne-Marie Canning, The Brilliant Club

Carmine Di Sibio, EY

Daya Thayan, Kingsley Healthcare

Matt Cheung, Clarasys

Rajesh Gopinathan, Tata Consultancy services

Steve Marshall, Reassured

HR Director of the Year

Winner: Kelly Williams, TALIS

Finalists:

David Blackburn, Financial Services Compensation Scheme

Eugenio Pirri, Dorchester Collection

John Wrighthouse, Shell Energy Retail

Laura Hinton, PWC

Lesley Purdie, CANCOM

Rachel Bennett, Longhurst Group

Steve Collinson, Zurich UK