All set for the Personnel Today Awards 2018?

The Personnel Today Awards 2018 are unveiled today, celebrating the very best in HR. Is your HR team at the heart of your organisation? Are you getting the recognition you deserve? Your opportunity to be part of the HR profession’s celebration of excellence has arrived, as the Personnel Today Awards open for entries for the 20th year.

From today, organisations can submit their entries at any time until the deadline of 8 June 2018. Make the shortlist, and you could join more than 1,000 guests anticipated at this year’s prestigious event.

2018 Personnel Today Awards

  • HR Director of the Year
  • HR Team of the Year
  • HR Impact Award
  • Managing Change
  • Apprenticeship Employer
  • Talent Management
  • Recruitment
  • Employer Branding
  • Graduate Scheme
  • Employee Engagement
  • HR through Technology
  • Diversity and Inclusion (public sector)
  • Diversity and Inclusion (private sector)
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Employee Benefits
  • L&D Team of the Year
  • Learning & Development
  • Employment Law Firm
  • Public Service HR
  • HR Consultancy
  • HR Supplier Partnership


The Personnel Today Awards recognise HR and L&D teams, individuals and suppliers that have made an impact with their people policies and have delivered tangible benefits to their organisation.

If you and your HR colleagues have led an innovative project, driven down costs, been courageous in implementing change or achieved great results in the past 18 months, then you could be a winner of one of our coveted awards, which are presented at a glittering ceremony at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane on 21 November 2018.

Personnel Today editor Rob Moss said: “We launch the Awards this year with an exciting new look as we aim to recognise the hard work and success of HR teams across the UK.

“The categories evolve every year, and this year we introduce a new category to recognise the innovations employers are making around apprenticeships.”

The 2018 Awards welcome back Cezanne HR, the Royal College of Nursing and XpertHR as sponsors. For further sponsorship opportunities please register your interest here.

Personnel Today continues once again has an award for HR supplier partnerships, which aims to reward the excellence of suppliers to the profession.

This award is only open to entry from suppliers nominated by entrants to the other categories in the Personnel Today Awards. Previous winners have included a coaching consultancy and an engagement specialist.

Full details of all of the awards categories are available on the categories page.

Last year, the Metropolitan Police won the coveted overall award, having beaten competition from entrants in 20 categories, including teams and individuals from more than 100 shortlisted organisations.

Each category is independently judged by well-respected industry figures. Judging begins after the entry deadline and category shortlists are announced in July.

All finalists are invited to attend the Shortlist Drinks Party in September, as well as the dazzling awards dinner on 21 November 2018. Previous guest hosts have included Sue Perkins, Claudia Winkleman, Jack Dee and Rob Brydon.

Enter the awards now!

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply