Introducing the WINNERS of the Hr NETWORK National Awards 2023. 

The 16th Hr NETWORK National Awards 2023 Gala Dinner in partnership with Roffey Park Institute took take place at the hugely impressive Glasgow Hilton on Thursday 9th November 2023. Attracting around 700+ HR and people professionals and regarded as ‘the’ event in the HR calendar, the Awards recognised, acknowledged and rewarded the champions of the Scottish HR profession.

LIST OF WINNERS FOR 2023:

Attraction & Resourcing Award of the Year, sponsored by Be-IT Resourcing – Multrees Investor Services

HR Graduate of the Year – Rebecca MacKinnon, Strathclyde Business School

Employee Engagement Award of the Year, sponsored by Multrees Investor Services – abrdn

HR Assistant/Officer of the Year – Jennifer McIvor, Three UK

ESG Award of the Year, sponsored by Robertson Group – ScottishPower

HR Project of the Year – Turning Point Scotland

HR Manager/Advisor of the Year, sponsored by AAB People – Stephanie Stewart, Three UK

Health and Wellbeing Award of the Year – International Beverage

Organisational Development Award of the Year, sponsored by Roffey Park Institute – Zero Waste Scotland

HR Specialist of the Year – Kate Paterson, Morgan Stanley

Learning & Development Award of the Year – NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Best Employer/Workplace of the Year, sponsored by Jobtrain –Skyscanner

HR Business Partner of the Year, sponsored by Right Management – Jenny Asher, Aegon UK

HR Team of the Year – Robertson Group

Leading with Kindness Award of the Year: Gleneagles

HR Director of the Year sponsored by LHH – Samantha Kirk, International Beverage

Outstanding Contribution to Scottish HR – Julia Stevenson, Scottish Water (Retired)

Further information regarding the winners and the gala dinner, including all the photographs from the evening will be available in due course. For details regarding Nominations in 2024, Sponsorship and Table Hosting, please contact the Awards Planning Team on Tel: 0131 625 3267 or email: awards@hrnetworkscotland.co.uk

NOMINATIONS FOR 2024 OPEN ON 1ST MARCH 2024!!

There are 17 awards categories to choose from which includes the HR Director of the Year category sponsored by LHH, ESG Award of the Year sponsored by Robertson Group and HR People Partner of the Year sponsored by Right Management. There will also be the Outstanding Contribution to Scottish HR award for services to the HR profession in Scotland – an award, which is not nominated, but decided each year by the Hr NETWORK Judging Panel.

Timeline for 2024:

  • Nominations Open – 1st March 2024
  • Nominations Close – 31st May 2024
  • Nominations Scored 1st – 31st July 2024
  • Finalists Notified – 8th August 2024
  • Finalists Interviews  – 10th, 11th and 12th September 2024
  • Best Employer/Workplace Visits 17th – 20th September 2024
  • Awards Gala Dinner – Thursday 14th November 2024 –

Assistance and further information

If you require any assistance or have any further questions, please contact a member of the Awards Planning Team – details below:

For further information on the Hr NETWORK Awards 2024, including: sponsorship and/or hosting a Table of 10 at the Annual Gala Dinner taking place at the Glasgow Hilton on Thursday 14th November 2024, please contact the Awards Planning Team on Tel: 0131 625 3267 or email: awards@hrnetworkscotland.co.uk

Awards Categories 2023 (Click each category below)

REWARD

The 15th Hr NETWORK National Awards 2022 in partnership with Roffey Park Institute, took place at the hugely impressive Glasgow Hilton on Thursday 10th November 2022. Attracting around 700+ HR and people professionals and regarded as ‘the’ event in the HR calendar, the Awards recognised, acknowledged and rewarded the champions of the Scottish HR profession.

Category winners of the Hr NETWORK National Awards for 2022 are:

  1. Learning & Development Award of the Year, sponsored by Search Consultancy – Webhelp UK
  2. HR Project of the Year – Multrees Investor Services
  3. HR Graduate of the Year, sponsored by Brodies LLP – Sarah Lawson, Strathclyde Business School
  4. Attraction & Resourcing Award of the Year, sponsored by Be-IT Resourcing – Gleneagles
  5. Corporate Responsibility Award of the Year – Business Stream
  6. Diversity & Inclusion Award of the Year, sponsored by Three UK – Tata Consultancy Services
  7. HR Business Partner of the Year, sponsored by Right Management – Rachael Tochel, Webhelp UK
  8. Employee Engagement Award of the Year – Zero Waste Scotland
  9. Organisational Development Award of the Year, sponsored by Roffey Park Institute – Barclays Scotland
  10. Health and Wellbeing Award of the Year, sponsored by Love Your Employees – Scottish Water
  11. HR Team of the Year, sponsored by Navigator Employment Law – VisitScotland
  12. Best Employer/Workplace of the Year, sponsored by Jobtrain – Barclays Scotland
  13. CEO of the Year: Jim Gillespie, Kibble Education & Care Centre
  14. HR Director of the Year sponsored by LHH – Kevin Staunton, Turning Point Scotland
  15. Outstanding Contribution to Scottish HR – Gill Scott,  Aegon UK (Retired)

About Roffey Park Institute

Based in the UK, Singapore and Ireland, Roffey Park Institute delivers high impact Leadership and Management Development, and Organisational Development programmes and qualifications, as well as development and coaching for HR and HRD leaders and business partners. Led by Dr. Arlene Egan and her wonderful team, the association between Roffey Park Institute and Hr NETWORK began in early 2019 and has been extended in 2021 to 2024.

For further information on Roffey Park Institute: www.roffeypark.com

Thank you to Roffey Park Institute and all our category sponsors for their wonderful support!

“AN OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION BY NHS SCOTLAND!”

Hr NETWORK National Awards in partnership with Roffey Park Institute – Glasgow Hilton on Thursday 25th November 2021 –

The 14th Hr NETWORK National Awards 2021 in partnership with Roffey Park Institute, took place at the hugely impressive Glasgow Hilton on Thursday 25th November 2021. Attracting over 600 HR and people professionals, slightly down on the the usual 800 guests due to the impact of COVID, with the Awards regarded as ‘The’ event in the HR calendar, the HR industry in Scotland recognised, acknowledged and rewarded the champions of the Scottish HR profession.

There were 15 awards categories to choose from which included the HR Director of the Year category sponsored by LHH Penna and won by Lesley Naylor from Gilson Gray LLP, Diversity & Inclusion Award of the Year sponsored by Three UK and won by SSE, Health and Wellbeing Award of the Year sponsored by Love Your Employees and won by Morgan Stanley and Outstanding Contribution to Scottish HR, which was won by NHS Scotland. 

Presenting the winners of the Hr NETWORK National Awards 2019

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

Presenting the winners of the Hr NETWORK National Awards 2018

The Search Consultancy ‘Learning & Development of the Year Award 2018’ – Winner: Three UK

The EY People Advisory Services ‘HR Specialist of the Year 2018’ – Winner: Anna Walker, Scottish & Southern Energy

The Standard Life Aberdeen ‘Strategic People Project of the Year 2018’ – Winner: Scottish Rugby

The Brodies LLP ‘HR Graduate of the Year 2018’ – Winner: Veronika Gruber, Strathclyde Business School

The SSE ‘Corporate Responsibility of the Year Award 2018’ – Winner: Tata Consultancy Services

The Taranata Group ‘Attraction & Resourcing of the Year Award 2018’ – Winner: Tennent’s

The Right Management ‘HR Business Partner of the Year 2018’ – Winner: Jennifer Stirling, Tennent’s

The Robertson Training ‘Employee Engagement of the Year Award 2018’ – Winner: Nucleus Financial

The Standard Life Aberdeen ‘HR Assistant/Officer of the Year 2018’ – Winner: Melissa Cotter, Edinburgh Napier University

The Navigator Employment Law ‘Organisational Development of the Year Award 2018’ – Winner: CYBG plc

The ScottishPower ‘HR Manager/Advisor of the Year 2018’ – Winner: Jennifer Morton, Scottish & Southern Energy

The Webhelp ‘Health and Wellbeing of the Year Award 2018’ – Winner: Historic Environment Scotland

The Santa Fe Relocation ‘HR Team of the Year 2018’ – Winner: Standard Life Aberdeen

The Tesco Bank ‘Best Employer/Workplace of the Year 2018’ – Winner: Nucleus Financial

The Be-IT ‘ Chief Executive of the Year 2018’ – Winner: Hilary Roberts, HRC Recruitment

The LHH Penna ‘HR Director of the Year 2018’ – Winner: Carol Henry, Arnold Clark Group

Outstanding Contribution to Scottish HR – Winner: Strathclyde Business School

Presenting the winners of the Hr NETWORK National Awards 2017

  • Learning & Development of the Year: Fugro
  • Organisational Development of the Year: Webhelp
  • HR Graduate of the Year: Samantha Elsworthy, Edinburgh Napier University
  • Strategic People Project Award of the Year: Diageo
  • HR Specialist of the Year: Jayne Miller, ScottishPower
  • Corporate Responsibility of the Year: City Building
  • HR Business Partner of the Year: Caroline Gibson, Aberdeen Standard Investments
  • Talent Management Programme of the Year: Scottish Water
  • HR Assistant/Officer of the Year: Kirsty Collins, North Ayrshire Council
  • Attraction & Resourcing Award of the Year: McCurrach
  • HR Manager/Advisor of the Year: Gillian Longmire, Scottish & Southern Energy
  • Employee Engagement Award of the Year: TSB
  • Employee Engagement Award of the Year: TSB
  • HR Team of the Year: APEX Hotels
  • Best Employer/Workplace of the Year: City Building
  • Chief Executive of the Year: Alban Denton, Loch Duart Ltd
  • HR Director of the Year: Kirsty Lynagh, Nucleus Financial
  • Outstanding Contribution to Scottish HR for 2017: Andi & Andy Lothian, Insights Discovery

Awards Videos

Awards Video 2021

Awards Video 2019

Awards Video 2018

Awards Video 2017

Awards Video 2016

Awards Video 2015

Awards Video 2014

Awards Video 2013

Awards Video 2012

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Photos from the Hr NETWORK Awards 2016