Celebrating the best in HR and people management in Northern Ireland

The CIPD NI Awards are the most prestigious and highly regarded awards for the HR profession in Northern Ireland.

Returning in 2022 for their tenth year, the CIPD Northern Ireland Awards celebrate the contribution of HR and People Management to the success of public and private sector organisations in Northern Ireland. Through an engaging judging process, the awards identify individuals, organisations and practices that are championing better work and working lives.

The judging panel consists of leading HR and business professionals and academics from a range of organisations across the UK, and the judging criteria ensures that only the best entries will make the shortlist for 2022.

The 2022 awards comprise of 14 categories, including new awards for employee voice, recruitment and talent, apprenticeship schemes and a new rising star award.

Awards timeline 2022

Pre-launch event – How to win an award: Wednesday 6 April
Entries open: Friday 8 April 
Entries close: Friday 17 June
Shortlist announced: Friday 19 August
Category interviews: Thursday 8 September
Awards ceremony: Thursday 6 October

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