Springboard Awards for Excellence winners revealed

10 February 2015 by
Springboard Awards for Excellence winners revealed

The big winners at last night's annual Springboard Awards for Excellence in hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism included Accor, Oakman Inns, PPHE and Red Carnation.

Revealed at Chelsea Football Club, 17 awards were handed out to employees and employers in the hospitality industry, recognising those who have made a significant contribution to attracting and retaining employees.

Anne Pierce (pictured), 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 - Sarah Walsh, Red Carnation Hotels

  • Best Regional Initiative Award

  • Education Pipeline Award - InterContinental London Park Lane

  • Best Work Experience Provider Award - PPHE Hotel Group

  • Best Use of Digital Media Award - Delaware North

  • Best Recruitment Initiative Award - The Brookwood Partnership

  • Young People Award - Accor UK & Ireland Hotels

  • Best Housekeeping Strategy - Oakman Inns and Restaurants

  • Best Chef Development Strategy - Lexington Catering

  • Best Management Development Strategy - Red Carnation Hotels

  • Best Food & Beverage Development Strategy - Edwardian Group, London

  • Diversity In Employment Award - Accor UK & Ireland Hotels

  • Best Career Progression Award - PPHE Hotel Group

  • Retention Award - Boodles

  • Corporate Responsibility Award - River Cottage Chefs' School

  • Best Employer Award - Oakman Inns & Restaurants

  • Chris Beaumont Special Award - Alastair Storey, BaxterStorey

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