Press release - 13 July 2023

Wincanton nominated for three prestigious CIPD People Management Awards

Wincanton has been nominated for three prestigious CIPD People Management Awards, recognising its innovation, talent management and commitment to diversity and inclusion.

The CIPD People Management Awards are the benchmark for excellence in HR, and the three nominations build on Wincanton’s success at the HR Excellence Awards in 2022, where its People team won the Team of the Year award.

• Our innovative People Campus solution has been recognised for the Best Resourcing Initiative Award alongside the Crown Prosecution Service; the Northern Ireland Department for the Economy; EY; HCA Healthcare UK; Mphasis UK and Royal Mail.

• Our NextGen leadership development programme is shortlisted for the Best Talent Management Initiative alongside Accenture; AstraZeneca; Civil Service HR Casework; Reed in Partnership and Transport for London.

• Our continuing progress in diversity and inclusion have been nominated for the Best Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Initiative alongside Anglo American; Arup and AMS; EY; Reed in Partnership and SteppingUP Learning Academy.

The winners are announced on 21 September.

Sally Austin, Chief People Officer, Wincanton, said:

“We are hugely proud of the achievements of our teams to be recognised among the very best of British business at this prestigious event.

“Recognition from the CIPD for our achievements across Wincanton is especially rewarding. Our innovative and industry-leading People Campus solution is delivering real flexibility and resilience for our customers; our NextGen programme is hugely successful in developing our future leaders, and our approach to diversity and inclusion continues to set new standards in our sector.

“We wish all our teams the very best of luck at the ceremony later this year.”


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