Timeline:

4 Mar
' Entries Open '
12 Jun
' Entries Closed '
29 Jul
' Shortlist Announced '
3 Dec
' Awards & Gala Dinner '

2019 Shortlist

Best Apprenticeship Programme

  • Growing our own skilled local workforce through apprenticeship career pathways : Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Fuller's Chefs' Guild Apprenticeships : Fuller Smith and Turner
  • KPMG Apprenticeship Programme : KPMG
  • Albert's Evolution Apprenticeship Programme's : Stonegate Pub Company 
  • Ibstock Brick Apprenticeship Programme : Ibstock Brick

Best Coaching/Mentoring Programme

  • RSM Reverse Mentoring Programme : RSM / The Conversation Space
  • NatWestMarkets Coaching : NatwestMarkets
  • Strengths-Based Coaching and Mentoring Scheme : Cumbria Constabulary
  • A new internal coaching service for Locala Community Partnerships CIC : Locala Community Partnerships CIC
  • Supporting leaders through organisational change : Barclays

Best Commercial Programme

  • EMEA Value Creators Program : CBRE Global Investors
  • ​​​Building a Global Safety Culture change programme to deliver commercial success : Virtual College and Make UK with Fujitsu
  • LEAP and DRIVE : Spirax-Sarco Engineering and Interactive Workshops
  • Embedding Ethics in AstraZeneca's DNA : Sponge
  • Supporting Leaders through organisational change : Barclays
  • Leading the Way to Engineering GREAT : IMI plc

Best Customer Experience Programme

  • Making a Difference - Branch Network : Coventry Building Society
  • Dining With Dignity - Texture Modified Food : Elior UK
  • STEP-Up-To-SAFETY : Aspen Healthcare

Best Diversity & Inclusion Programme 

  • ACCELERATE Programme : ABSTRACT
  • Breakthrough : RBS
  • Skills 4 Career Development Programme for Women : Skills 4 UK
  • Progressive Gender Portrayal : Joint entry by Paraffin & Diageo
  • Waverley Care - LGBT+: Diversity and Inclusion : Waverley Care
  • Fairhhealth - fairhealth.org.uk : Health Education England

Best Engagement Programme

  • Project FIRST at The Holly Private Hospital : Aspen Healthcare
  • Ashfield Insight & Performance : Ashfield Insight & Performance
  • TALIS UK People Programme : TALIS UK Ltd
  • Strengths-Based Coaching Conversations : Cumbria Constabulary

Best Leadership Development Programme

  • ​​Redesign and relaunch of The Alchemist Process: Systems Transformation in Danish Health 2018/19 : GameShift
  • Leading For Our Future : Central England Co-op
  • ​Harvey Leadership Practices (HLP) : Harvey Water Softeners
  • Managing At AIG- Building a Culture of Success : AIG
  • LEAP and DRIVE : Spirax-Sarco Engineering and Interactive Workshops
  • Sainsbury's - Trainee Manager Programme : t-three

Best Public Service/ Not-for-Profit Programme 

  • Security and Counter-terrorism eLearning : Walkgrove Ltd
  • Improvement Fundamentals : NHS England & NHS Improvement
  • NAS women and girls on the autism spectrum - online training module : NAS
  • Strengths-Based Coaching Conversations : Cumbria Constabulary
  • Cats Protection's Volunteer Champions Programme : Cats Protection
  • Leadership Programme : NHS Resolution

Best Talent Development Programme

  • Management in the Cloud : Toyota Financial Services
  • PwC - The Whole Leader  - Best Talent Development Initiative : PwC
  • NextGen : Royal Bank of Scotland
  • Aspen People Academy : Aspen Healthcare
  • Breakthrough : RBS
  • Being a GREAT IMI Manager : IMI

Best Training Partnership

  • Great things happen through great partnerships : Little Man Project Ltd
  • Forming a partnership to embed a Global Safety Culture change programme : Virtual College and Make UK with Fujitsu
  • Lead By Example (LbE) : McCrudden Training Ltd
  • AstraZeneca and Sponge partner to embed ethics in the pharmaceutical's DNA : Sponge
  • Working together to upskill marketing capabilities : Ashfield Insight & Performance
  • AstraZeneca's Leadership Selling - Bill & Bob : Bespoke Training & Development Ltd

Best Use of Technology in Learning

  • Virtual Training : DUBAI POLICE
  • CoachBot for People Transformation : Saberr
  • Entrepreneurialism for Blind and Partially Sighted people : Totem Learning Ltd
  • Creating Champions: Online Learning Experiences at Cats Protection / Cats Protection
  • Using technology to embed a Global Safety Culture change programme : Virtual College and Make UK with Fujitsu
  • Transforming Professional Learning: Online and On Campus : Mindful Education

L&D Professional of the year 

  • Ian Sadler, Towergate Insurance
  • Michelle Coates, World Vision UK
  • Stephen Flurrie, East of England Co-op
  • Robert Stewart, Scottish Social Services Council
  • Lorna Matty, Toyota Financial Services

L&D Team of the Year

  • Leadership Development Team- AIG General Insurance : AIG
  • KPMG - UK Learning : KPMG
  • Building a Culture of Learning : Cambridge Assessment
  • Imperial Brands - Transforming a learning culture : Imperial Brands