The award categories are currently being reviewed and updated for 2017.

There are many opportunities for businesses that are keen to raise their profile through sponsorship, including helping shape the category for those businesses involved by January.

To find out more about sponsorship opportunities or to register your interest in submitting an application or attending the event contact the CIPD North East of England Branch by emailing or

Each category recognises the impact HR and people development professionals have on businesses and their people. Last year's categories were...

Employability & Diversity Award

Employee Engagement Initiative

Health and Wellness Innovation

HR&D Team of the Year

Organisational Development Initiative

People Development Initiative

Reward and Benefits Initiative

SME HR&D Award

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