2020 Shortlist

Outstanding HR Student of the Year

  • Eimear McKibbin – TS Foods Ltd
  • Rebecca Scollan – Devenish
  • Simona Fisichella – Oxfam

Best Change Management Initiative
Sponsored by Queen’s University Belfast Management School

  • BWUH Ltd
  • Health and Social Care NI
  • Collins Aerospace
  • Western Health and Social Care Trust
  • Portview Fit-Out Ltd

Best Employee Engagement Initiative

  • Northern Ireland Water
  • Queen’s University Belfast
  • Dixons Carphone

Best HR/L&D Team of the Year
Sponsored by Hunter Savage

  • Danske Bank
  • Belfast Health and Social Care Trust (People and Organisational Development Team)
  • Devenish
  • Belfast Health and Social Care Trust (Recruitment Team)

Embedding a culture of workplace well-being
Sponsored by Inspire

  • Education Authority
  • Henderson Group
  • Omexom
  • Portview Fit-Out Ltd

Best L&D Initiative
Sponsored by Grant Thornton

  • Allen & Overy Belfast
  • Devenish
  • Queen’s University Belfast
  • Belfast Health and Social Care Trust

Best Diversity and Inclusion Initiative
Sponsored by Eversheds Sutherland

  • Sensata Technologies
  • Northern Ireland Water
  • Dixons Carphone

Excellence in HR Leadership
Sponsored by Worthingtons Solicitors

  • Danske Bank – Caroline Van Der Feltz
  • Devenish – Gillian McAuley
  • NI Water – Rose Kelly

Best Talent Management Initiative
Sponsored by Danske Bank

  • Devenish
  • Bunzl Ireland
  • South Eastern Health & Social Care Trust
  • Energia Group
  • Cleaver Fulton Rankin

HR SME of the Year

  • TS Foods Ltd
  • NOW Group

External Consultancy

  • Katy Steward Organisational Development / Belfast HSC Trust
  • HeadsTogether
  • momentum humancapital ltd
  • Core Leadership Ltd
  • Grant Thornton
  • People Management Solutions

Outstanding Contribution Award
Sponsored by CIPD NI and announced on the evening

Important information regarding judging interviews and awards gala event

In light of the COVID-19 outbreak and keeping the health, well-being and safety of our community in mind, CIPD NI HR Awards Gala event will take place as a virtual event on Thursday 1 October 2020.

The Awards judging interviews have now been rescheduled for Wednesday 9 September 2020 and these interviews will be hosted virtually.

If you have already booked a table at the event your booking will be automatically refunded by our internal team.