The Award Categories

We have 19 award categories. Winners will be announced on the evening of January 24, 2019, at the Employee Engagement Awards ceremony at Twickenham Stadium.

This year we have our new entry platform. Register for free here and begin the entry process after reviewing which category/categories are best for your work.

If you need help writing your entry feel free to contact an award entry consultancy like Boost Marketing.

The Employee Engagement Company of the Year

Unsung Hero Award

Professional of the Year Award

Employee Engagement SMB Company of the Year

The Employee Engagement Company of the Year

This award will go to the organisation that demonstrates the most compelling and holistic approach to their strategy for engaging their workforce. The winning business will provide evidence that they’ve utilised multiple opportunities for employees to engage with their company and become more fulfilled in their work. Judges will be looking for varied engagement methods and metrics used to measure their return on investment.

 

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Unsung Hero Award

This award is designed for companies to nominate that one person in your company who embodies Employee Engagement – someone that doesn’t touch strategy or the boardroom but inspires others and is an exemplary employee of how to perform. It could be a line manager, a customer service representative or an HR Manager. There are no limitations – just inspiration. This is your chance to give that person the recognition they rarely receive or expect to receive.

 

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Professional of the Year Award

Unlike the Unsung Hero Award, this award will go to the professional that has driven a successful Employee Engagement programme within the business. Entries must clearly demonstrate measurable outcomes of the engagement programme and how they, personally, were the driving force behind it. Entries from companies of all shapes and sizes are welcome.

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Employee Engagement SMB Company of the Year

This award will be presented to a Small to Medium Sized companies with 0-5,000 employees that has undertaken a project that has driven employee engagement in the organization. All projects, whether around wellbeing, internal communications, technology or reward, can be entered. Judges would like to see information around the full project lifecycle including planning, implementation, measurement and reflection.

 

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Employee Engagement Enterprise Company of the Year Award

Employee Engagement Public Sector Company of the Year Award

Employee Engagement Non-Profit/Charity Company of the Year Award

Culture & Purpose Award

Employee Engagement Enterprise Company of the Year Award

This award will be presented to a company with 5,000+ employees that has undertaken a project that has driven employee engagement in the organisation. All projects, whether around wellbeing, internal communications, technology or reward, can be entered. Judges would like to see information around the full project lifecycle including planning, implementation, measurement and reflection.

 

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Employee Engagement Public Sector Company of the Year Award

This award will be presented to a public sector operation that has undertaken a project that has driven employee engagement in the organisation. All projects, whether around wellbeing, internal communications, technology or reward, can be entered. Judges would like to see information around the full project lifecycle including planning, implementation, measurement and reflection.

 

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Employee Engagement Non-Profit/Charity Company of the Year Award

This award will be presented to a not-for-profit or charitable organization that has undertaken a project that has driven employee engagement in the organisation. All projects, whether around wellbeing, internal communications, technology or reward, can be entered. Judges would like to see information around the full project lifecycle including planning, implementation, measurement and reflection.

 

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Culture & Purpose Award

The creation of a company culture is essential but far from easy. It’s more than a vision than the collective can unite behind and give purpose to their employment. How has your company created an engaging culture that’s brought staff together, improved their experience and the company’s performance as a result?

 

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Innovation in Employee Engagement Award

Diversity & Inclusion Award

Wellbeing Award

Internal Communications Award

Innovation in Employee Engagement Award

In a rapidly changing world of work, to engage employees consistently requires creativity and adaptability. This category will celebrate those who are breaking from the pack and creating innovative new ways to drive employee engagement.

 

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Diversity & Inclusion Award

This award recognises an organisation that can clearly demonstrate that it actively executed a strategy that put diversity and inclusion at the heart of its business. It may focus on one minority group but preferably the winner will communicate a strategy that provided clear support and inclusion for all whether women, people from BME backgrounds, people from the LGBTQ community, disabled people and other minorities.

 

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Wellbeing Award

This award will be presented to an organisation that uses wellbeing initiatives to better engage staff with the organization’s goals and future, improve day-to-day productivity and create a better working environment for all. Judges would like to see evidence of how the organisation has encouraged staff uptake of wellbeing initiatives.

 

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Internal Communications Award

Open, transparent, two-way communication channels are important if employees are to feel engaged. This award recognises companies that are championing internal communications as a strategy to improve employee engagement instead of just a method of disseminating information. Judges would like to see information that shows a coherent strategy around internal communications and the thinking behind it.

 

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Employer Brand Award

Employee Benefits Award

Social Responsibility Award

Customer Experience Award

Employer Brand Award

One of the best ways to engage staff and keep them engaged year-on-year is to connect them to the organization brand, culture and values. This award will recognise the businesses that can demonstrate they have an excellent employer brand strategy, which delivers: proof of measurable benefits to the business, engagement of key stakeholders within the business, impact & understanding of messaging and positioning across workforce etc.

 

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Employee Benefits Award

Reward & recognition via Employee Benefits are important parts of any business but we want to see companies that are extracting additional value. This award will go to a company that ties their reward & recognition strategy to business objectives and engages employees beyond simple transactional elements such as salary or private medical insurance.

 

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Social Responsibility Award

Employees continue to want their work and their company to contribute to more than just profit. This award will recognise a project dedicated to engaging employees through a social responsibility initiative or program. The judges would like to see evidence of the impact the project has had on both the workforce and also the wider social contribution it has made.

 

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Customer Experience Award

The single biggest influence on the customer experience is an organisations employees. This can be both a positive and negative influence. By driving and improving the employee experience an organisation can transform its CX and overall business performance against its competitors. This category is dedicated to those that by improving the EX have delivered CX and business transformations.

 

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Best Use of Technology Award

Employee Engagement Consultancy of the Year Award

Employee Engagement Vendor of the Year Award

Best Use of Technology Award

This award recognises the use of technology to support and drive employee engagement and will be looking for a people-first approach to using technology effectively rather than a technology-first approach. Entries that can quantify the measurable impact of the technology on employee engagement and how the organization has gained employee uptake will be looked upon favourably.

 

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Employee Engagement Consultancy of the Year Award

This award focuses on the efforts and achievements of external consultancies that aim to bring employee engagement into the forefront of a business. The agencies that deliver their expert skills to the benefit of their clients and employees.

 

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Employee Engagement Vendor of the Year Award

This award focuses on the efforts and achievements of an external vendor (technology/software/analytics etc) that aims to bring employee engagement into the forefront of a business for its customers. The vendor aims to deliver their specific expert skills to the benefit of their clients and its employees.

 

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