The winners of this years’ hugely anticipated Hr NETWORK National Awards 2019 in partnership with Roffey Park Institute were announced at the annual glittering Gala Dinner held at the Hilton Glasgow last night.

The event, the largest of its kind for HR professionals anywhere Scotland, which attracts around 800 guests each year and held in November to recognise, acknowledge and reward the champions of the Scottish HR profession showcased winners including: Scottish Ballet (Corporate Responsibility Award) Three (Health and Wellbeing Award and Nucleus Financial (HR Team) and CYBG Virgin Money’s Kate Guthrie being awarded the HR Director of the Year 2019.

The dinner, which included a Greatest Showman theme was hosted for the 13th consecutive year by radio & TV presenter and broadcaster Stephen Jardine.

The coveted Outstanding Contribution to Scottish HR award was presented to City Building (Glasgow) for services to the communities they serve through their highly engaged workforce and their commitment to ensuring gender equality across the construction industry.


Winners of the Hr NETWORK National Awards for 2019 are:

The Search Consultancy Learning & Development of the Year Award

Winner:  Skills Development Scotland


HR Specialist of the Year

Winner: Iain Barton, Aegon UK


The Brodies LLP HR Graduate of the Year

Winner:  Lorretta Windsor-Mackenzie, Edinburgh Napier University


HR Project of the Year

Winner: CYBG Virgin Money


The SSE Corporate Responsibility of the Year Award

Winner: Scottish Ballet


The Aegon UK HR Assistant/Officer of the Year

Winner: Ruairidh Bottomley, Anglian Windows Ltd


The CYBG Virgin Money Diversity & Inclusion of the Year Award

Winner: City Building


The Right Management HR Business Partner of the Year

Winner:  Elaine Harley, Scottish & Southern Energy


The NET TALENT Attraction & Resourcing of the Year Award

Winner: The University of Edinburgh


The HRC Recruitment Employee Engagement of the Year Award

Winner:  CYBG Virgin Money


The Roffey Park Institute Organisational Development of the Year Award

Winner: City Building


The ScottishPower HR Manager/Advisor of the Year

Winner: Emma Kilpatrick, Historic Environment Scotland


The Webhelp Health and Wellbeing Award of the Year Award

Winner: Three


The Navigator Employment Law HR Team of the Year

Winner: Nucleus Financial


The Towergate Health & Protection Best Employer/Workplace of the Year

Winner: Morgan Stanley


The Be-IT Resourcing Chief Executive of the Year

Winner: Dr. Graham Paterson, City Building


The LHH Penna ‘HR Director of the Year

Winner: Kate Guthrie, CYBG Virgin Money


Outstanding Contribution to Scottish HR

Winner: City Building


Further information about the winners and the gala dinner, including all the photographs from the evening will be available in due course.