RIDI Awards Finalist Organisations announced:
The judges of the 2014 RIDI Awards have concluded the judging section of this years awards and are pleased to announce the finalist organisations.
For this, our first year of awards, we were overwhelmed with the number of submissions we received.! The standard of submissions was extremely high - which meant some difficult decisions had to be made by our team of judges.
DiversityJobs.co.uk were particularly proud to be selected as one of the finalists.
Nevertheless the judges read all submissions and concluded their decisions as a group, some of the judges feedback included:
Kate Headley - Chair of Judging Panel & Development Director, The Clear Company
"These finalists truly showcase that it is possible to remove barriers in the busiest recruitment environments, and by doing so change lives and gain great talent. I congratulate every single entry for the work they have done and the progress these awards are able to share with the world.
"For those not yet involved – no excuses remain as we dispel any remaining myths with these outstanding examples of best practice large and small."
Janet Hill, Director, Diversity & Equality, Civil Service
"The overall quality of the submissions, especially for a 1st awards round, has set the bar high. It's the power of the case studies and the network of passionate souls out there on the ground who are transforming lives that makes all of this so worthwhile."
Sue LaVerne, Senior Vice President, E.ON SE
"After reading all the brilliant submissions I felt inspired about the journey we are on and was delighted to see what a difference is being made."
The RIDI Awards 2014 are pleased to announce that the following organisations are Finalists for this years awards.
Congratulations to all the organisations that have submitted thier entries this year, several categories proved to be a very tight race, and as part of the awards we look forward to sharing a number of the case studies submitted. Each entrant should congratulate themselves on the progress they have achieved.
Shortlisted organisations: A4e, Ability Action, AbilityNet, Action for Blind People, Barclays, BBC, Carlisle Managed Solutions, CEB SHL Talent Measurement, Civil Service, Clearcut Recruitment, Diversity Jobs, DWF LLP, E.ON, Evenbreak, Eversheds, Equal Approach, Hands-Free Computing, HM Revenue and Customs, Manpower, Security Service MI5, Oasis HR, Penna, Redrock, Remploy, Sainsbury's, SkyBlue, TXM Recruit, WCN
Of course the momentum of the awards is just gaining speed at the moment, don't forget to send in your responses to our survey into the recruitment industry. You can answer as a recruiter or a candidate.The survey closes on 11th April, so make sure your views are heard.
The 14th May is fast approaching, we're looking forward to welcoming our finalists, sponsors and speakers to the imposing Eversheds offices in London for the invite-only awards ceremony. On the night we will also be revealing the top level results from our survey and sharing some of the exceptional case studies shared with us as part of the awards.
Of course for all latest news and updates visit our website www.ridiawards.com.