The Irish News Workplace & Employment Awards are open for entries.
Find out more about our inspiring categories and see which is right for your business.
What steps has your organisation taken to ensure long-term success? The world is changing. Testing economic times, volatile world events and fast-changing technology can leave organisations vulnerable. Tell us how you’ve future proofed your business to meet upcoming challenges.APPLY
Is your organisation always striving to find new and better ways to be more eco-friendly and conscious in business? This category honours organisations that work to improve their green infrastructure and implement an eco-conscious business strategy. Such as sourcing cleaner alternatives with the goal of reducing pollutants or engaging in or supporting workplace volunteering. Reaching a zero target is a journey, not a destination – the “Strive to Zero” sustainability award, encouraging companies to set expectations and work towards reducing their carbon footprint.APPLY
Does your company both inspire and nurture the next generation of talent? What really excites your talented people and makes them proud to work for you? If you have a uniquely innovative and effective approach to inspiring talent from apprentice to boardroom level, then we want to know.APPLY
Does your company go beyond simply maintaining a productive workforce by actively prioritising the wellbeing of their employees? Businesses with a healthy and happy staff enjoy higher levels of morale, productivity and ultimately profitability. How do you approach your work-life balance, health and wellbeing practices to get results?APPLY
Problem-solving, teamwork and leadership are the bedrocks of any excellent organisation. What sets your workplace practices apart from others? Do you empower and engage staff in driving continuous improvement? Or are you constantly adjusting to the environment in which you operate?APPLY
Are you a company that can demonstrate success in attracting and retaining staff by creating a rewarding and supportive workplace in which employees feel engaged, trusted and appreciated? Let us into the secrets of how your values have led to a committed, effective and motivated workforce.APPLY
Does your company listen to, empower and support innovative thinkers to drive development? Do you welcome opportunities to expand into new markets? Do you operate with an entrepreneurial spirit at your core? If there’s passion, positivity and ambition running through every aspect of your organisation/ business then share that excitement with us.APPLY
Why is your team an exemplar? Teamwork is fundamental for businesses/organisations to succeed and thrive, and we want to know how you’ve built an integrated, cross-company team with a defined purpose.APPLY
This award is open to businesses in all sectors, schools/colleges or a partnership of both.
Are you a business or educational organisation that enables young people to achieve the critical initial steps towards their career ambitions? What inspiring initiatives have you undertaken to develop the mindset of young people?
Due to the current situation regarding COVID-19 we have decided to postpone The Irish News Workplace & Employment Awards to later in the year.
As a result the entry deadline has also been extended. We will continue to observe the situation and confirm key dates in due course.