Around 800 guests attended this years’ hugely successful Hr NETWORK National Awards gala dinner 2016 taking place in Glasgow last night which saw award wins for organisations including – Scottish & Southern Energy, Barclays, Virgin Money and Scottish Rugby.
The Awards, which are regarded as ‘The’ HR and people development & management awards in Scotland produced winners across 17 categories which also included an Outstanding Contribution to Scottish HR award for ACAS’ Scottish Director Frank Blair following a 30 year career with the employment relations service which provides impartial advice, mediation, conciliation and dispute resolution to employers and employees across Scotland, which was presented by category sponsors Hudson.
Scotland’s leading TV and radio presenter Stephen Jardine once again hosted the Awards gala dinner, his 10th year in the job and the organisers conjured up a magic theme to add to the excitement of the hugely anticipated annual event.
List of Category winners and sponsors:
Winner of the Learning & Development Award of the Year 2016 sponsored by Search Consultancy is: Diageo
Winner of the Organisational Development Award of the Year 2016 sponsored by Tesco Bank is: Scottish & Southern Energy
HR Graduate of the Year 2016 sponsored by Brodies LLP is: Shawn More, Edinburgh Napier University
Winner of the Strategic People Project of the Year 2016 sponsored by Standard Life is: Scottish & Southern Energy
Winner of the Corporate Responsibility Award of the Year 2016 sponsored by SSE is: Barclays
HR Specialist of the Year 2016 is: Gary Brewer, William Grant & Sons
HR Business Partner of the Year 2016 sponsored by Right Management is: Jenni Stephen, Scottish & Southern Energy
Winner of the Talent Management Programme of the Year 2016 sponsored by Thomas International is: Scottish Rugby
HR Assistant/Officer of the Year 2016 sponsored by Standard Life is: Rosanna Frost, Skyscanner
Winner of the Attraction & Resourcing Award of the Year 2016 sponsored by HR Consultancy is: Virgin Money
HR Manager/Advisor of the Year 2016 sponsored by Michael Mage HR is: Collette Muir, ScottishPower
Winner of the Employee Engagement Award of the Year 2016 sponsored by YSC is: Tesco Bank
HR Team of the Year 2016 is: Glasgow Caledonian University
Best Workplace of the Year 2016 sponsored by Tesco Bank is: Scottish Water
Chief Executive of the Year 2016 sponsored by Advanced Boardroom Excellence is: Jayne-Anne Gadhia, Virgin Money
HR Director of the Year 2016 sponsored by Syme Drummond is: Kim Woolner, Richard Irvin Energy Solutions
Outstanding Contribution to Scottish HR 2016 sponsored by Hudson is: Frank Blair, ACAS Scotland
A full review of the awards gala dinner will be published very soon along with a video and photographs from the evening.