Springboard Awards for Excellence 2015 winners revealed

03 November 2015 by
Springboard Awards for Excellence 2015 winners revealed

Lancaster London and Hilton Worldwide were among the winners at last night's (2 November) annual Springboard Awards for Excellence, held at Novotel London West.

The 13th awards ceremony recognised employees and employers in the hospitality industry who have made a significant contribution to attracting and retaining staff. To celebrate charity's silver anniversary year, FutureChef alumni Ruth Hansom, Steffan Davies, Conor McLean and April Partridge were named as winners of the Chairman's 25th Anniversary Award.

Anne Pierce, chief executive of Springboard, said: "What a fantastic night of celebration to reward people, organisations and projects that work to raise the profile of the hospitality sector and to attract and retain talent to this great industry.''

Springboard Award winners in full

Springboard Ambassador Award - Julie Smith, Hand Picked Hotels

Best Regional Initiative - Eden Project

Education Pipeline Award - Holiday Inn Norwich North

Best Work Experience Provider - Spirit Pub Company, part of Green King

Best Use of Digital Media - Delaware North

Best Recruitment Initiative - Diageo

The Young People Award - the Scottish Apprenticeship in Hospitality

Best Housekeeping Development Strategy - Lancaster London

Best Chef Development Strategy - the Chester Grosvenor

Best Management Development Strategy - Hilton Worldwide

Best Food & Beverage Strategy - the Edwardian London

The Diversity in Employment Award - Premier Inn, Kensington Cluster

Best Career Progression Award - AccorHotels (Novotel)

Retention Award - the Arch London, owned by AB Hotels

Corporate Responsibility Award - River Cottage

Best Employer Award - the Brookwood Partnership

Chris Beaumont Special Award

The Chairman's 25th Anniversary Award - Ruth Hansom, Steffan Davies, Conor McLean and April Partridge, FutureChef alumni

Extraordinary Contribution Award - Stephen Moss, chairman, Springboard

Shortlist for Springboard awards revealed >>

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