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Hr NETWORK National Awards Gala Dinner – Thursday 8th November 2018

The 12th Hr NETWORK National Awards Gala Dinner took place at the hugely impressive Glasgow Hilton on Thursday 8th November 2018. Attracting around 800 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 professsion. Please note that this event is now fully SOLD OUT! For further information on next years Hr NETWORK Awards 2019 including nominations, sponsorship and table hosting, please email: awards@hrnetworkscotland.co.uk

The winners of this years’ hugely anticipated Hr NETWORK National Awards 2018 were announced at the annual glittering Gala Dinner held at the Hilton Glasgow on Thursday evening.

The event, the largest of its kind for HR professionals anywhere Scotland, which also 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: CYBG plc (Organisational Development Award), Tennent’s (Attraction & Resourcing and HR Business Partner Award) and Arnold Clark Group’s Carol Henry being awarded the HR Director of the Year.

The dinner, which included a love theme complete with ‘petal burst’ table centres and a heart-covered programme was hosted for the 12th consecutive year by Scottish presenter and broadcaster Stephen Jardine.

The coveted Outstanding Contribution to Scottish HR award was presented to Strathclyde Business School (SBS) for services to the HR profession. SBS is celebrating the 70th anniversary of their first Diploma in Personnel Management and the judges recognised the contribution SBS has made not only locally and regionally to the HR profession but also the impact it has made on HR internationally too.

Winners of the Hr NETWORK National Awards for 2018 are:

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 2018

The Judges

Category Sponsors for 2018

If you have any enquiries regarding category sponsorship or hosting a Table of 10 at the Hr NETWORK National Awards Gala Dinner 2018 taking place at the hugely impressive Glasgow Hilton on Thursday 8th November 2018, contact the Awards Planning Team on Tel: 0131 625 3267 or email: awards@hrnetworkscotland.co.uk

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

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Photos from the Hr NETWORK Awards 2016