Springboard Awards for Excellence Winners announced

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The Staff Canteen

Editor 3rd November 2015
Lancaster London and Hilton Worldwide were among the winners of the night walking away with a coveted Springboard Awards for Excellence with FutureChef Alumni Ruth Hansom, Steffan Davies, Conor McLean and April Partridge winning The Chairman’s 25th Anniversary Award. IMG_6302 resizedThe hospitality industry turned out in force at Novotel London West on the 2nd November to see who had been crowned winners at this year’s awards ceremony. With a performance from Lukas Mcfarlane, ‘Got to Dance’ champion 2013, the evening was filled with celebration as the stars of the industry were commemorated for their hard work and achievements. Anne Pierce, CEO of Springboard, said: “What a fantastic night of celebration to reward people, organisations and projects that work to raise the profile of the hospitality sector and to attract and retain talent to this great industry.’’

The Winners

Category 1 Promoting Careers

The Springboard Ambassador Award Julie Smith - Hand Picked Hotels The Best Regional Initiative Eden Project The Education Pipeline Award Holiday Inn Norwich North

Category 2 Attracting and Developing people

Best Work Experience Provider Award Spirit Pub Company - part of Greene King Best Use of Digital Media Award   Delaware North Best Recruitment Initiative Award Diageo The Young People Award   The Scottish Apprenticeship in Hospitality Best Housekeeping Development Strategy   Lancaster London Best Chef Development Strategy The Chester Grosvenor Best Management Development Strategy Hilton Worldwide Best Food & Beverage Food Development Strategy The Edwardian London

CATEGORY 3 – Best Employment Practice

The Diversity in Employment Award   Premier Inn Kensington Cluster Best Career Progression Award   Accor Hotels (Novotel) The Retention Award   The Arch London – part of AB Hotels The Corporate Responsibility Award River Cottage Ltd Best Employer Award The Brookwood Partnership Chris Beaumont Special Award Hannah Horler The Chairman’s 25th Anniversary Award Ruth Hansom, Steffan Davies, Conor McLean and April Partridge Extraordinary Contribution Award Stephen Moss – Chairman, Springboard For more information on Springboard’s Awards for Excellence visit http://springboard.uk.net/events/springboard-awards-for-excellence

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 3rd November 2015

Springboard Awards for Excellence Winners announced