Meet the Finalists: The Firm Awards 2024

The Firm Awards, proudly supported by JobSwipe and Hire Intelligence, celebrate the very best of in-house recruitment excellence and innovation. This year, we’ve been inundated with an unprecedented volume of submissions, and the calibre of entries has been exceptional. We extend a huge congratulations to all our finalists and hope that you will join us in celebrating these accomplishments at The Firm Awards ceremony, which will take place on June 6th 2024 at the prestigious Grand Connaught Rooms in London. Let’s come together to recognise the very best in the industry!





IN-HOUSE RECRUITER OF THE YEAR


Charlotte Simpson, Moody's Corporation
Ellie Gorton, Mondelez International
Sarah Naylor-Scott, Softcat plc
Geoff Ballard, Indigo Telecom Group Ltd
Jenn Hughes, Ofgem


RECRUITMENT LEADER OF THE YEAR


Elisha Kirkham, Softcat
Howard Bailey, Arup
Jim D'Amico, Holland America Line (HAL)/Holland America Princess (HAP) in partnership with Pinpoint
Marisa Bryan, Contentsquare
Mike Phillips, Nightcap PLC
Robin Morle, Morrisons
Russell Podgorski, Providence
Tom Copsey, OCS Group Ltd


RECRUITMENT MANAGER OF THE YEAR


Georgia Davies, Witherslack Group
Sophie Lavers, Urenco (via RPO1 powered by Morson Group)


BEST ASSESSMENT AND SELECTION STRATEGY

Liberty Global in partnership with AMS

Scottish Water in partnership with Talogy
UK Civil Service in partnership with Talogy
Unilever PLC in partnership with Sova Assessment


BEST CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE


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Leeds Building Society
Liberty Global in partnership with AMS
L'Occitane en Provence UK & Ireland in partnership with Pinpoint
Police Now in partnership with Talogy
Staffordshire Country Council in partnership with Tribepad
The Halo Trust
Wren Kitchens


BEST CAREERS WEBSITE


Circle Health Group in partnership with TMPW
Clarks in partnership with That Little Agency
Coventry Building Society in partnership with Eploy
Intuitive in partnership with HappyDance
Kempinski Hotels (S.A.) in partnership with Pinpoint
Miro
WH Smith Retail Holdings Ltd in partnership with Chatter


BEST DEVELOPMENT OF AN EMPLOYER BRAND


Quantexa in partnership with Tonic
Direct Line Insurance Group plc
AllSaints Retail Ltd
Circle Health Group in partnership with TMPW
DraftKings inc. in partnership with Ph.Creative
Intuitive in partnership with Ph.Creative
Kainos Group plc in partnership with Ph.Creative
Witherslack Group



BEST EARLY CAREERS RECRUITMENT STRATEGY 


Atkins in partnership with Amberjack

Babcock in partnership with Manpower Group

Mondelez International

Morrisons in partnership with Amberjack

NatWest Group in partnership with Ph.Creative

Newton Europe in partnership with Tonic

Weightmans in partnership with Eploy


BEST INTEGRATED MARKETING CAMPAIGN


Babcock Manpower Group

Currys in partnership with Tonic

Direct Line Group in partnership with TMPW

DPD in partnership with Creed Comms


BEST INTERNAL MOBILITY STRATEGY

BAE Systems plc
Currys Softcat plc
Wren Kitchens


BEST ONBOARDING EXPERIENCE


Cognizant in partnership with Eli Onboarding
Intuitive in partnership with Ph.Creative
Liberty Global in partnership AMS
Mondelez International
mydentist
Quickline Communications
Virgin Media O2
Wren Kitchens


BEST USE OF AI 

Dee Set
Virgin Media O2



BEST USE OF VIDEO


DPD Group UK Ltd in partnership with Creed Comms
EQRx Inc in partnership with Ph.Creative
J Sainsbury Plc in partnership with Entroxy
JLR in partnership with Tonic
King in partnership with Wiser
The Metropolitan police in partnership with Tonic
Three UK


OUTSTANDING IMPACT TRANSFORMATION & CHANGE


A
rco Ltd in partnership with Eploy
Holland America Line (HAL)/Holland America Princess (HAP) in partnership with Pinpoint
Urenco Talent Acquisition function (Supported by RPO1 powered by Morson)
Sodexo

Three
UK University of East Anglia in partnership with Eploy
WeAreDevelopers GmbH


RECRUITMENT EFFECTIVENESS AWARD


Amazon.com, Inc. in partnership with White Label Recruitment Marketing
Equans
Leeds Building Society
Lincolnshire Co-op in partnership with Eploy
Urenco (Supported by RPO1 powered by Morson)
Three UK


BEST SUPPLIER PARTNERSHIP


J Sainsbury PLC in partnership with Entroxy
Johnson Matthey PLC in partnership with Taylor Osborne
Newton Europe in partnership with Oleeo
Nottingham County Council in partnership with Oleeo
Police Scotland in partnership with Oleeo
Santander UK plc in partnership with Lorien Global


INNOVATION OF THE YEAR


Meet & Engage

WeAreDevelopers GmbH


BEST INHOUSE EXECUTIVE SEARCH TEAM


HSBC
Northwestern Mutual
Providence
Reckitt


LARGE RECRUITMENT TEAM OF THE YEAR


Miro

Mondelez International
RS Group
Sodexo


MEDIUM RECRUITMENT TEAM OF THE YEAR 


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Currys
Moody's Corporation
Morrisons
Softcat Plc


RPO TEAM OF THE YEAR

Instant Impact, National Centre of Social Research in partnership with Pinpoint
RPO1 Powered by Morson, supporting Urenco
Shared Services Connected Ltd in partnership with Oleeo
WilsonHCG, Astellas



SMALL RECRUITMENT TEAM OF THE YEAR


AllSaints Retail Ltd
Apadmi Ltd
Daisy Corporate Services
Octopus Investments
Staffordshire & Stoke-on-Trent Integrated Care System - Health & Care People Team
The HALO Trust
Wren Kitchens