Employer Award Winners

Sponsored by NOCN, this award celebrates employers that have used learning to develop and utilise the skills of their workforce to improve productivity, raise morale, increase staff retention and enhance their business performance.

Employer - National Winner

pladis, home of McVitie’s

In partnership with the College of North West London, pladis, the global snacking company behind McVitie’s, is using its Apprenticeship Levy at its Harlesden factory.

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Employer - Highly Commended

Luton Community Housing

As part of its People Strategy, Luton Community Housing launched its management development programme ‘Bees Knees’.

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Employer - Highly Commended

The Tavistock Institute of Human Relations

The Tavistock Institute of Human Relations is a social science enterprise that supports sustainable change and ongoing learning in organisations and communities.

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Employer of the Year Award Winner - Sponsored by NOCN - Regional Winner

Mrs Bridie Oakes-Richards – Governor HMP Dartmoor

The learning opportunities mean that staff are armed effectively to deal with the most challenging of offenders, making society safer in the long term.

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Employer of the Year Award Winner - Sponsored by NOCN - Regional Winner

Teaching Museum – Norfolk Museums Service

Trainee, Daisy Culmer said: “The amount of help they gave me has been amazing.”

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Employer of the Year Award - Sponsored by NOCN - Regional Winner

Kew Green Hotels Limited

Kew Green has helped hundreds of employees to develop their skills and experience, and has also provided the opportunity for the apprentices to work in some of the most well-known and established hotel brands.

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Employer Award - Regional Winner

Busy Bees Childcare

Busy Bees Childcare has been providing childcare to families since 1983 and are one of the largest and longest-established childcare providers in the UK.

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Employer Award - Regional Winner

Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS FT

Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is committed to training and developing its 14,000 employees, delivering more than 700 in-house programmes each year.

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