The Employee Benefits Awards will take place on Friday 14 June 2024 at 11:45 (GMT).

The Employee Benefits Awards will take place The Honourable Artillery Company, Chiswell St, London EC1Y 4TW.

The doors to the Awards will open at 11:45 (GMT) where a drinks reception will be held before the Awards Ceremony officially start.  

The dress code is 'dress to impress’. This may include, but is not limited to, traditional dress, cocktail attire, lounge suit or business wear.

  • Get the ultimate recognition that you have reached the very highest standards.
  • Send a strong signal to the industry that you are paving the way within this field.
  • Service Providers/ Advisers/Brokers/ Consultants: Nominate your clients and share in their success
  • You have everything to win and nothing to lose by entering.

Entry into The Employee Benefits Awards 2024 is open to:

  • HR departments and professionals within any organisation operating outside the employee benefits space for schemes or strategies that were introduced, running or completed between 1st February 2023 and 26th January 2024 and for employees working for your organization during that period.
  • Service Providers/Advisers/Brokers/Consultants may nominate their clients in an of the main categories.
  • Service Providers/ Advisers/Brokers/ Consultants may nominate their own in-house HR or reward teams for the ‘Best supplier to work for’ category, only.
  • Entries from outside the UK are welcome as long as the scheme or strategy entered includes UK employees.

Entries must fulfil the definitions of the category in which they are entering (see categories for details).

Entrants should provide clear responses under three headings:

  • Objectives
  • Strategy 
  • Results

Where part of the criteria requires them, statistics and/or specific data must be provided.

Entry pdfs should contain the written submission, supporting imagery and links to videos.

  • All work should be entered using our online entry system and supplied as PDF's (max 1000 words) or URLs.
  • Separate PDFs must be supplied for work entered into each category.
  • Video files should not be uploaded but hosted and links provided.

There is an Early Bird entry rate of £215 + VAT which applies to each entry received before 5pm on Friday 6 January 2023. After this date entries are priced at £240 +VAT

A Registered Charities/Public Sector rate is available. Public sector is defined as covering public goods or government services such as law enforcement, the military, infrastructure, public transport, public education, healthcare and government organisations - it does not include non-profit organisations.

Please email us on awards@employeebenefits.co.uk for more information.

  • Once you have uploaded your entry online you can opt to pay by credit card or by invoice.
  • Invoices and receipted invoices will be automatically sent to the email address of the user that is logged in to the website at the point of submission.
  • It is the responsibility of the entrant to ensure that payment of entry invoices is received.
  • Please note, if payment has not been received by the judging day, your entry will be disqualified.
  • Benefits Professional of the Year
  • Rising Star
  • Best Public Sector Benefits
  • HR or Benefits Team of the Year
  • Best Alignment of Benefits to Business Strategy
  • Best Benefits Communications – Large employer
  • Best Benefits Communications – Small Employer
  • Best use of Benefits to Support Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Best Benefits to Support Work-Life Balance
  • Best Financial Wellbeing Strategy - Large Employer
  • Best Financial Wellbeing Strategy - Small Employer
  • Best Flexible Benefits Plan
  • Best Healthcare and Wellbeing Benefits - Large Employer
  • Best Healthcare and Wellbeing Benefits - Small Employer
  • Best Mental Health Strategy
  • Best Pensions Strategy
  • Best Use of Benefits Technology
  • Best Voluntary Benefits
  • Best Motivation or Recognition Scheme
  • Best Benefits to Support Menopause
  • Best Benefits to Support Reproductive Health
  • Best Supplier to Work For
  • Grand Prix

Entries close Friday 9 February 2024, 23:55. Please note the Employee Benefits office hours are 09:00 - 17:00 GMT. If you require assistance uploading your entry you will need to contact us within this time.

Entries should be no more than 1000 words. Entries exceeding this limit may be marked down or disqualified.

Entries can be paid for by credit card or invoice at the time of submission.

Credit cards:

You will be redirected to DVV Media HR's payment page hosted by Paypal.

You do not need to set up a PayPal account, you simply submit credit card details.

Once completed you will receive a receipt from both PayPal and Employee Benefits Awards.

If you do not receive both, please email awards@employeebenefits.co.uk

We do not accept American Express.


Once you have selected the invoice option you will have the opportunity to input a Purchase Order Number if you have one.

If you have a purchase order number at a later date please email this to creditcontrol@dvvmediainternational.com who will assign this to your invoice and re-issue.

Invoices will be issued at the point of submission and emailed to the address assigned to the login credentials.

It is the entrants responsibility to ensure that this is forwarded to their accounts team for payment.

Invoice terms are 30 days.

If you have not received the invoice attached to your confirmation email, please check your junk mail and spam filters.

Contact awards@employeebenefits.co.uk  if you require it to be re-sent.

All work should be entered using our online entry system.

1. Select the category you wish to enter (You can select additional categories from the drop down menu in the basket and then clicking the green + button).

2. You will then be redirected to a registration page for new users or login page for returning users.

3. You will need to supply information for each category you enter. It is the entrant's responsibility to ensure that they have (written) permission from any owner of the supporting material they are wishing to upload.

4. Once all mandatory fields have been answered you can proceed to payment. Here you should complete your companies billing address.

5. Once completed you will then be asked to select to pay via credit card or invoice. Invoices will be emailed directly to the email address assigned to the login credentials. For credit card payments you will be redirected to an online payment page hosted by Paypal. Please note that we are currently unable to accept payments from American Express credit cards.

6. A Confirmation email will be automatically emailed to the address assigned to the login credentials as soon as you complete your order.

If this is not received check your junk mail folder and contact awards@employeebenefits.co.uk

Entry into The Employee Benefits Awards 2024 is for schemes or strategies that were introduced, running or completed between 1st February 2023 and 26th January 2024 and for employees working for your organisation during that period.

Yes, please press the “Save for Later” button which will then move your incomplete entry into your “Saved Items”.

When you are ready to submit you can log back in, go to your saved items tab to make any necessary changes before

Entries from outside the UK are welcome as long as the scheme or strategy entered includes UK employees.

Any submissions in languages other than English must be accompanied by an English translation.

It is encouraged that, if shortlisted, international companies attend the award ceremony in London.

Yes, as long as it is before the final entry deadline of 23:55 on 9 February 2024.

Steps to alter entry:

> Login using your email and password on the awards website

> Under Transactions click the Complete tab

> Click the Transaction ID of the relevant entry

> You will automatically be taken to Summary screen. From there select the Items tab to the right

> Go to the field(s) you wish to change and make your amendments

> Scroll to the bottom of the page and press save

Please note if you do not press save the changes will not be made and you can only make edits to your submission until the entry deadline.

No further changes can be made after 23:55 on Friday 9 February 2024.

Yes, submitting the same entry into more than one category is allowed.

However each entry must be tailored to the category’s specific criteria, uploaded and paid for.

  • There are 22 award categories to choose from.
  • Each entry is judged by a panel of HR professionals from leading organisations.
  • All entries will be judged against the criteria indicated for each category.
  • We do not disclose specific details of entries but will use a general overview of shortlisted or winning entries in PR and marketing. If your entry contains any sensitive information, please ensure this is clearly marked in your entry submission.
  • Decisions of the judges will be final.

All shortlisted entries will be notified by email week commencing Monday 25 March 2024.

Winners will be announced live at the Awards on Friday 14 June 2024.