NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN: ESG Award of the Year and Leading with Kindness Award of the Year added to the List of Categories for 2023

Nominations for this years Hr NETWORK National Awards 2023 in partnership with Roffey Park Institute have opened TODAY and this is your chance to RECOGNISEACKNOWLEDGE and REWARD your HR STARS in 2023.

New Award Categories for 2023

Following a huge rise in interest for ESG (Environment, Social & Governance), Hr NETWORK is delighted to announce the brand new ESG Award of the Year, which ensures those organisations and their associated partners who have implemented a highly successful and impactful ESG strategy, get the recognition they deserve.

Also being introduced to the Awards this year is the Leading with Kindness Award of the Year category, which is sponsored by Leading Kind. This Award will recognise, acknowledge and reward an Organisation, Team or Individual who has demonstrated kindness to others in the workplace or in society through empowerment to do go above and beyond and provide an outstanding act of kindness that creates a positive impact for the entire organisation.

With 18 awards categories in total, which are FREE to enter, the awards will determine the top performing HR people, teams, projects and organisations in the Scottish people development and management industry. The ‘Nominations Intention’ scheme captures early interest from those intending to nominate and provides support and ongoing updates on all the categories during the nominations process, running from 1st March to 31st May 2022.

Table sales for this year’s awards will be in extremely high demand and organisations wishing to host a table of 10, are strongly advised to secure their table as soon as possible. The winners will be announced at the annual Hr NETWORK Awards Gala Dinner taking place at the hugely impressive Glasgow Hilton on Thursday 9th November 2023.

The awards categories are judged in two sections, People categories and Project categories:

These categories focus on individuals (except for the HR Team category). Judges are looking for exceptional individuals who MUST demonstrate that they are at the top in their respective role.

These categories focus on projects/specific initiatives that have had a measurable impact in the organisation.

To register your interest in the 2021 nominations process, please email the awards planning team:

For information relating to the Gala Dinner which takes place at the Hilton Glasgow on Thursday 10th November 2022, including Table Hosting and Sponsorship, please contact the Awards Planning Team on Tel: 0131 625 3267 or Email:

For a full list of categories, please visit: