Personnel Today has announced the shortlisted finalists for its annual Awards. The winners will be announced during the ceremony taking place in London tonight. The Awards that recognise outstanding work of HR professionals and team are divided among several categories, including the Consultancy of the Year for which 8 consulting firms are shortlisted.
The Personnel Today Awards 2014
Tonight, on 18 November 2014, the annual Personnel Today Awards take place at the Grosvenor House JW Marriott Hotel in London. During this event, HR teams and individuals are recognised whose work has made a valuable difference to their people and to their organisations.
The Awards will be divided in 22 categories, including HR Newcomer of the Year, HR Professional of the Year, HR Impact Award, Youth Employment Initiative, HR through Technology, Diversity and Inclusion, and Employee Relations. During this year’s Awards, several new categories will be awarded, including Employee Engagement, Learning and Development and Consultancy of the Year.
Consultancy of the Year
The Consultancy of the Year award has been added as a category as consultancies play a big role in supporting HR. The Award recognises the achievements of HR consultants and consultancies and will be handed out to the best consulting firm in this field. An overview of the eight consultancies shortlisted:
The HR Dept: The HR Dept provides local and personal HR support to small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) across the UK and Ireland.
Mind Gym: Mind Gym crafts bite-size learning experiences and its training approach helps employers to build a high-performance culture, deliver productivity gains, or improve employee engagement.
Go MAD Thinking: Go MAD Thinking offers a wide range of leadership, innovation and business transformation programmes to help people to think differently.
Paydata: Paydata is a reward management consultancy that provides HR professionals with expertise, information, insights, tools and statistics to help them manage their pay and reward practices.
Purple Cubed: Purple Cubed is a consulting firm specialised in improving employee engagement, company performance and profit.
Real People: Real People is a social enterprise HR consulting firm that provides cost-effective, high-impact support to UK-wide small and medium-sized businesses.
Prismatic Thinking: Prismatic Thinking is a consulting approach that aims at improving the performance of organisations by retaining, recruiting and motivating the right number of the right people.
Mercer: Mercer is a global human resources consulting firm that provides consulting services and products in the areas of talent, health, retirement and investments.