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Thursday 8th June 2023


About The Firm Awards


Celebrating the very best of talent acquisition excellence

“For our members The Firm Awards are a fantastic way to recognise and celebrate the pioneers in our industry. They are also a great way for a recruitment leader to recognise the hard work of their team and look back and celebrate together”.

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Awards Timeline

Please find here all the key dates for The Firm Awards 2023. Please ensure all nominations are submitted by the deadline. 

The shortlist will be announced on our website and on social media. 

For all enquiries, please contact a member of our team.

Nominations Open
Wednesday 11th January 2023
Nominations Close
Friday 10th March 2023
Judging Commences
Monday 27th March 2023
Shortlist Announced
Tuesday 25th April 2023
Round Two Judging
Thursday 4th May 2023
The Firm Awards 2023
Thursday 8th June 2023

Meet the Judges of 2023

Our judges are all Senior Talent Acquisition professionals with track records of success within our industry so
well positioned to assess the very best in Talent Acquisition. Find out more about them here:

Our 2023 Sponsors

Award Winners 2022

Best Candidate Experience

Vodafone supported by Aon's Assessment Solutions

Highly Commended

Best Careers Website

Tipico supported by Ph.Creative

Highly Commended
Western Union supported by Sisu Inc and Smashfly/ Symphony Talent

Best Development of an Employer Brand

EY supported by Radancy and Mediacom

Best Diversity & Inclusion Recruitment Strategy


Highly Commended
Investec PLC

Best Emerging Talent Recruitment Strategy

Virgin Media O2 supported by Amberjack

Best Integrated Marketing Campaign

Babcock supported by Blackbridge

Best Internal Mobility Strategy

BAE Systems Plc

Highly Commended
Wren Kitchens supported by Eploy

Best On-boarding Experience

Wren Kitchens Limited supported by Eploy

Best Supplier Partnertship

That Little Agency in partnership with NFU Mutual

Best Recruitment Technology Strategy

Royal Mail Group supported by Meet & Engage

Best Use of Video

Circle Health Group supported by TMP Worldwide/Peoplescout

In-house Recruiter of the Year

Claire Sidney - Apadmi

Innovation of the Year

Resource Solutions

Large Recruitment Team of the Year

NFU Mutual

Highly Commended

Emerging Talent Team of the Year

EY Early Careers

Outstanding Impact Transformation & Change

Carrier Global Corporation supported by AMS

Recruitment Effectiveness Award

Abcam PLC

Highly Commended
Wayfair supported by Chaper 2

Recruitment Manager of the Year

Rob Fahy - HCA Healthcare UK

RPO Team of the Year

Cielo Talent Management Limited, Becton, Dickinson and Company

Small Recruitment Team of the Year


Supplier Innovation of the Year

SMRS in partnership with Hologic