Thank you to everyone who had submitted an entry for the
Employee Benefits Awards 2023!
For a list of winners please click here.
Benefits Professional of the Year
Who do you see as the shining lights within the industry?
Who do you turn to for guidance or look to for inspiration?
Who is trailblazing with the initiatives they have introduced within their organisation?
And who is a must-attend speaker at events?
This category will celebrate an HR professional who has been in the industry no more than five years, but who has already had a considerable impact on the HR and business strategies of their organisation.
Best Public Sector Benefits
The judges will be looking at the steps a public sector employer has taken to implement a successful benefits package or initiative for its employees.
HR or Benefits Team of the Year
This category will celebrate an in-house HR or benefits team that has worked to deliver benefits that meet the HR and business strategies of their organisation.
Best Alignment of Benefits to Business Strategy
This award will celebrate an organisation that demonstrates how its benefits strategy is aligned with its broader business strategy.
Best Benefits Communications – Large employer
Most effective benefits communications strategy for employers with more than 1,500 full-time staff:
Best Benefits Communications – Small Employer
Most effective benefits communications strategy for employers with fewer than 1,500 staff.
Best use of Benefits to Support Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
This award recognises the measures an employer has taken to support inclusion and diversity among its workforce.
Best Benefits to Support Work-Life Balance and Hybrid Working
The judges will be looking for strategies that offer greater flexibility to help support employees manage their lives outside work, as well as their own wellbeing and wider workplace experience.
Best Financial Wellbeing Strategy
Most effective use of financial education and workplace savings for employers with more than 1,500 staff.
Best Financial Wellbeing Strategy - Small Employer
Most effective use of financial education and workplace savings for employers with fewer than 1,500 staff.
Best Flexible Benefits Plan
The judges will be looking for a successful strategy that has effectively delivered benefits through a flexible benefits plan.
Best Healthcare and Wellbeing Benefits
The judges will be looking for a successful health and wellbeing strategy that helps boost productivity or engagement through employee wellbeing.
Best Mental Health Strategy
This award will recognise employers that have made a concerted effort to address employee stress and mental ill-health in the workplace.
Best Pensions Communications
This award will be judged solely on the communications materials submitted, rather than the benefits strategy itself.
Best Pensions Strategy
This award will recognise an employer that has developed a pensions strategy that best meets the needs of its workforce.
Best Use of Benefits Technology
This award recognises how an employer has best utilised and adapted technology to suit its benefit package, its business aims and the needs of its employees.
Best Voluntary Benefits
The judges will be looking for an organisation that has either launched or revamped its use of staff-paid, voluntary benefits or staff deals.
Best Motivation or Recognition Scheme
The judges will be looking for a successful motivation strategy that uses either incentives or motivational rewards to help drive employee performance, engagement or retention.
Best Benefits to Support Employees with Hybrid Working
This award will recognise an organisation that has offered the most effective benefits package to support employees with hybrid working.
Best Benefits to Support Menopause
Most effective benefits strategy to help staff going through the menopause.
Best Benefits to Support Reproductive Health
Most effective benefits strategy to help staff going through fertility treatment or pregnancy.
Best Supplier to Work For
This award will recognise an organisation that uses its benefits package to position itself as an attractive employer, beyond merely offering its own products and services to its workforce.
This category is not open to entries. Our panel of judges select the entry they deem to be the best of the best from all the category winners. The Grand Prix winner will be announced on the day of the event.