Rewarding success in recruitment,
retention & development

Entries are now closed and judging has taken place for 2016


How to enter.....

1. There are 12 categories. You can enter as many as you like. Entry is free.

2. Request the entry form via indicate your chosen category, email us your submission. Submit one form for each category you wish to enter.

3. There are four clear sections to the entry form and each has a maximum word count. Your entry will be judged on the content of the initiative and the results you achieved, not on the writing style of your entry. You will need to provide a title for your entry, a brief overview, detail on the challenge you sought to address, the initiative/action taken and evidence of measurable results. Make sure you provide as much detail as you can within the word count to help judges understand and appreciate your entry.

4. Once your entries are received, you will receive a confirmation email which will provide you with an email address to submit any supporting evidence if you wish.

5. Your entry will go forward for judging and shortlisting in July.

6. Award winners will be announced on Wednesday 14th September at the Awards ceremony at Hilton London Bankside.


  • Raise your profile as a leading employer who cares about candidates and employees
  • Help attract top hospitality talent to your business
  • Showcase your attraction, recruitment and retention skills and initiatives
  • Grab the attention of your industry peers, company heads, employees and candidates
  • Create fantastic PR opportunities
  • Gain a big boost to morale in your company
  • Give a huge shout out to your hardworking people and teams!
  • Showcase the best of your team's achievements - get recognised for the work you do
  • Remember the judges don’t know about your initiative – bring it to life!
  • Give clear concise detail at each stage. It’s not about the writing style – its all about the content. What you did, why you did it, and what you achieved
  • Results must show the starting point and any increases in measurable results. Give data where you have it. Success should be measurable

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