Celebrating the best in HR and people management in Northern Ireland

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

Returning in 2021 for their ninth year, the CIPD NI Awards celebrate the contribution of HR and People Management in business. Through an engaging judging process, the awards identify organisations and practices that are championing better work and working lives.

The judging panel consists of top HR and business professionals from a range of organisations across the UK and the judging criteria ensures that  only the best entries will make the shortlist for 2021.

Ensure you are part of the ninth annual CIPD NI Awards and are a part of raising the profile of the HR profession. Explore the categories and submit your entry.

How to enter

Download the awards entry information pack where you’ll find the information needed to complete your application including category details, key dates, rules of entry and all important hints and tips to support you in creating a winning entry.

Click here to download pack and enter the awards.

Awards timeline 2021

Opening date for entries: Wednesday 14 April 2021
Closing date for entries: Friday 25 June 2021
Shortlist Announced: Friday 13 August 2021
Category Interviews: Wednesday 7 September 2021
Awards Gala: Thursday 7 October 2021

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