Celebrating Workplace Wellbeing Champions: Highlights from the 2024 Great British Workplace Wellbeing Awards.

Britain’s most inspiring workplace wellbeing heroes were crowned at the Park Plaza, Riverbank, London at the Grand Final of The 2024 Great British Workplace Wellbeing Awards with Wellity.

Wellity, in collaboration with Niki Dowdall of GRC World Forums, initiated the Awards to spotlight those positively impacting the lives of the Great British Workforce. The judging panel consisting of esteemed experts, selected winners across 25 categories, with two outstanding organisations earning top honours. With over 150 finalists shortlisted the event showcased the remarkable achievements of individuals, service providers, and employers in addressing the global wellbeing crisis.

Samantha Cartwright was bestowed with the prestigious title of The Great British Workplace Wellbeing Hero of the Year, while the South Western Ambulance NHS clinched The Great British Workplace Wellbeing Company of the Year Award.

Sadie and Simon hosted the Gala 

The Gala final, hosted by Sadie Restorick and Simon Scott-Nelson, co-founders of Wellity, marked the culmination of the Awards’ mission to recognise and champion the extraordinary efforts made by employers, service providers, and individuals in the pursuit of improved wellbeing.

Reflecting on the evening, Sadie Restorick expressed her honour in being part of such an inspiring event, celebrating the dedication of those committed to enhancing workplace wellbeing. She remarked, “It was an honour to be part of such a special and inspiring event, celebrating the hard work and dedication of those passionate about improving wellbeing in the workplace.

“Witnessing such joy and pride, in a room filled with wonderful people making a tangible difference, gives a compelling message of hope and reminds us all that with unwavering commitment, perseverance, and purpose, we can drive change for the better.”

Simon Scott-Nelson added, “It was a privilege to co-host the 2024 Great British Workplace Wellbeing Awards and experience the immense power of unity, selflessness, and altruism among such wonderful people. The stories behind the applications were heart-warming, compelling and all highly worthy of praise, with people coming together in the joint pursuit of improving the working lives of their colleagues.”

“These Awards are a special celebration of personal journeys, collaborative teamwork, and impassioned leadership, which make people feel motivated and inspired to help others around them feel better every day.”

The ceremony provided an opportunity for guests to connect with like-minded individuals who share passion for workplace wellbeing. Both hosts highlighted the immense power of unity, selflessness, and altruism among the attendees, emphasising the heart-warming and compelling stories behind the applications.

Niki Dowdall 

Niki Dowdall, co-founder of The Great British Workplace Wellbeing Awards, expressed deep admiration for the dedication and commitment displayed by organisations across the nation. She congratulated all nominees and winners, acknowledging their efforts as a testament to the transformative power of prioritising wellbeing in the workplace.

As the curtain fell on the 2024 Great British Workplace Wellbeing Awards, it became evident that the event not only celebrated the winners but also served as a beacon of inspiration for a brighter, healthier future for workplaces across the country. The stories of commitment, collaboration, and leadership showcased the potential for positive change when wellbeing takes centre stage in the professional realm.

From the team at Wellity, a huge congratulations to all the finalists and winners of the Great British Workplace Wellbeing Awards 2024. Thank you for aspiring to be #BetterEveryDay.

Great British Workplace Wellbeing Award Winners 2024

 

The Great British Workplace Wellbeing Awards with Wellity winners 2024 are:

 

The Great British Workplace Wellbeing Hero of the Year:

      • Samantha Cartwright

    The Great British Workplace Wellbeing Company of the Year:

        • South Western Ambulance NHS

      Male Health Advocate Award:

          • Matt Young, Who Needs Instructions

        Female Health Advocate Award:

            • Debra Holloway, Guy’s & St. Thomas’ NHS Trust

            • Alice Moger, Kelly Gordon & Sarwat Gilani, England Netball

          Support Network of the Year Award:

              • Visiting Angels

            Best Employee Network & Resource Group Award:

                • Teamitg

              Best DE&I Initiative Award:

                  • AtkinsRéalis Allyship Programme

                Wellbeing Team of the Year Award:

                    • Experian

                  Most Inspiring Senior Leader of the Year Award:

                      • Richard Stevens, Go South West

                    Most Inspiring HR Leader of the Year Award:

                        • Georgia Dixon, Access HR Ltd

                      Most Inspiring Employee of the Year Award:

                          • Samantha Cartwright, London Luton Airport

                        Lifetime Commitment to Wellbeing Award:

                            • Dr. Pamela Gellatly, HCML

                          Breaking the Silence Award:

                              • Ruth Pott, BAM UK and Ireland

                            Best Wellbeing Service Provider Award:

                                • Octopus Money

                              Best Wellbeing in the Workplace Strategy:

                                  • SME Award: Lancashire Football Association

                                Best Wellbeing in the Workplace Strategy Public Sector Award:

                                    • South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust

                                  Best Wellbeing in the Workplace Strategy Large Company Award:

                                      • Sony Interactive Entertainment

                                    Best Wellbeing in the Workplace Strategy Large Company Award:

                                        • Liaison Group

                                      Best Use of Tech Award:

                                          • Maya CARE CIC

                                        Best Wellbeing in the Workplace Strategy Emergency Services Award:

                                            • Sandy Powdrell, Humberside Police

                                          Best Physical Wellbeing Initiative Award:

                                              • Legal & General

                                            Best Mental Wellbeing Initiative Award:

                                                • Wincanton

                                              Best Financial Wellbeing Initiative Award:

                                                  • University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB)

                                                Recognition for Excellence and Outstanding Engagement Award:

                                                    • Beyondly

                                                  Highly Commended:

                                                   

                                                  Most Inspiring Senior Leader of the Year Award:

                                                      • Gail Weeks, Nokia

                                                    Most Inspiring HR Leader of the Year Award:

                                                        • Andrea Lansbury, Benefit Cosmetics

                                                      Most Inspiring Employee of the Year Award:

                                                          • Hayley Stevens, NHS Essex

                                                        Breaking the Silence Award:

                                                            • Kelly Rooks, Northumbria Police

                                                          Best Wellbeing in the Workplace Strategy:

                                                              • Emergency Services Award: College of Paramedics

                                                            Best Mental Wellbeing Initiative Award:

                                                                • Birmingham Airport Ltd

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