Springboard has made a final call for entries to its Awards for Excellence 2013 ahead of the closing date on 13 September.
Last year's winners included: Raymond Blanc's Le Manoir, Charles Wells, InterContinental London Park Lane and David Mulcahy, who received the Chris Beaumont Award.
Springboard chief executive Anne Pierce said: "The Springboard Awards for Excellence 2013 will recognise the very best in the industry. The process of entering the awards will help businesses identify their achievements as organisations and the outstanding work carried out by the individuals within it. Winning an award has a significant and positive impact on both business and your employees."
The categories include:
The Springboard Ambassador Award - sponsored by SSP UK
Best Regional Initiative
The New Media Award - sponsored by drp Group
The Education Pipeline Award
Attracting & Developing People Best Student Placement Provider - sponsored by James Hallam
Best Recruitment Initiative - sponsored by caterer.com
The Young People Award - sponsored by American Express
The People Innovation Award - sponsored by LaunchPad Recruits
Best Chef Strategy - sponsored by HandPicked Hotels
Best Management Strategy - sponsored by LifeTime
Best Food & Beverage Strategy
Best Employment Practice
The Diversity In Employment Award - sponsored by Dunleavy White
Best Career Progression Award - sponsored by LCBT
The Retention Award - sponsored by Axminster
The Corporate Responsibility Award - sponsored by BonaSystems
Best Employer Award - sponsored by Charnwood Training
The Chris Beaumont Special Award - sponsored by 3663
The winners will be announced at a celebration evening on 1 November 2013 at the Novotel London West.