Springboard charity announce shortlist for Springboard Awards for Excellence 2016

The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 24th October 2016

The Springboard charity that helps the young and unemployed in the hospitality, leisure and tourism industries has announced the shortlist for the Springboard Awards for Excellence 2016.

The winners will be revealed during a special night of celebrations at Novotel London West on Thursday, November 24 where guests will have the chance to meet the stars of the industry.

The Springboard Awards for Excellence celebrate and reward inspiring people, organisations and initiatives across hospitality, leisure and tourism – those that work hard to elevate the profile of the industry as an employer and attract and retain talent.

Tickets are now available: https://springboard.uk.net/events

>>> Read more from the Springbaord Charity here

Springboard is delighted to announce 2016’s shortlist:

Category 1 – Promoting Careers

The Springboard Ambassador’s Award sponsored by Bestway

Individual:

Katie Carstairs (Old Course Hotel)

Michael Taylor (Sodexo)

Lynn Parker (Gather & Gather)

Natalie Davies (Inspired Youth)

Gareth Billington (Sodexo)

Group:

Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel

Inspired Youth/Premier Inn

Gather & Gather

Best Regional Initiative Award sponsored by Bibendum

The Glasgow Marriott

Inspired Youth

Sodexo

The Education and Industry Partnership Award sponsored by Serviceline

PPHE Hotel Group

QHotels

Chewton Glen

Category 2 – Attracting and Developing People

Best Work Experience Provider Award sponsored by James Hallam

Premier Inn Euston

The Grand Hotel, Eastbourne

Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa

Harrison Catering Services Ltd

Best Use of Digital Media Award sponsored by drp

QHotels

Rocco Forte Hotels

Stonegate Pub Company

Best Recruitment Initiative Award sponsored by Caterer.com

QHotels

Concord Hotels

The London Cocktail Club

The Young People Award sponsored by American Express

Inspired Youth

PPHE Hotel Group

University College Birmingham

Best Chef Development Strategy sponsored by Gram

Elior UK

Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa

Sodexo

The Best Housekeeping Team Initiative Award sponsored by Bonasystems

To be announced

Best Management Development Strategy

To be announced

Best Food and Beverage Strategy sponsored by Handpicked Hotels

Firmdale Hotels PLC

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge

Lexington Catering

Category 3 – Best Employment Practice

The Best Apprenticeship Strategy sponsored by Lifetime Training

Compass Group

Greene King

Stonegate Pub Company

Best Career Progression Award

To be announced

The Retention Award sponsored by CH & Co Group

BaxterStorey

Byron Hamburgers

The Community Engagement Award sponsored by Diageo

Artizian Catering

City of Cardiff Council

Dorsett Shepherds Bush

Compass Group

Off to Work

Best Employer Award sponsored by Learning Curve Group

PPHE Hotel Group

Stonegate Pub Company

The Peach Pub Company Ltd

Chris Beaumont Special Award sponsored by Bidvest Foodservice:

Announced on the night

Fiona Colley Award:

Announced on the night

The Chairman’s Award

Announced on the night

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The  Staff Canteen

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Editor 24th October 2016

Springboard charity announce shortlist for Springboard Awards for Excellence 2016