Springboard Awards now open for entries

The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 5th August 2014
Springboard   A call for entries for The Springboard Awards for Excellence 2014 which closes next month on the 5th September. The awards aim to celebrate and reward inspiring people, organisations and initiatives. Those that work hard to elevate the profile of the industry as an employer and demonstrating an ability to attract and retain talent are given the chance to be recognised.   Chefs' school interior - credit to Nick HookLast year’s winners included: River Cottage Chef’ School who picked up the New Media Award, Talkington Bates who won the Diversity in Employment Award, and James Thomson OBE, Scotland’s best known hotelier-restaurateur, who received the coveted Chris Beaumont Award. Commenting, Springboard CEO, Anne Pierce said: “The Springboard Awards for Excellence 2014 will recognise the very best in the industry. The process of entering the awards will help businesses identify their achievements as organisations and the outstanding work carried out by the individuals within it. "Winning an award has a significant and positive impact on both business and your employees.”   For more information, or to enter: http://www.springboard.uk.net/events/springboard-awards-for-excellence  

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1. Promoting Careers The Springboard Ambassador Award – sponsored by SSP UK Best Regional Initiative The Education Pipeline Award   2. Attracting & Developing People Best Work Experience Provider – sponsored by James Hallam Best Recruitment Initiative – sponsored by Caterer.com The Young People Award – sponsored by American Express Best Chef Development Strategy Best Housekeeping Development Strategy – sponsored by BonaSystems Best Management Strategy – sponsored by LifeTime Best Food & Beverage Strategy – Handpicked Hotels   3. Best Employment Practice The Diversity In Employment Award Best Career Progression Award The Retention Award The Corporate Responsibility Award Best Employer Award The Chris Beaumont Special Award – sponsored by 3663 logo The Springboard Charity helps young, unemployed and disadvantaged people improve their prospects in life through a career in hospitality, leisure and tourism. Springboard provides a range of opportunities for sustainable employment, or vibrant careers in hospitality, leisure and tourism through:
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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 5th August 2014

Springboard Awards now open for entries