The Northern Recruitment Awards

24 September 2020 7.30pm
Sheffield City Hall Ballroom

The Categories

Please see the following descriptions for more information on each category:
24 September 2020
7:30 Pm

BEST EXECUTIVE SEARCH FIRM

Recognition of the best boutique, national, or international Executive Search firm with offices north of Watford Gap.  More than 70% of work must be on a retained basis.

BEST FINANCE RECRUITMENT CONSULTANCY/TEAM

For an agency, team or division, based north of Watford Gap, who recruit financial/accountancy positions within commerce and industry or front or back office roles within the financial services area.  

BEST IT RECRUITMENT CONSULTANCY/TEAM

For an agency, team or division, based north of Watford Gap, who recruit IT positions within commerce and industry or Non IT roles withinh companies specialising in the IT sector.

  

BEST HEALTHCARE RECRUITMENT CONSULTANCY/TEAM

For an agency, team or division, based north of Watford Gap, who recruit healthcare / life sciences / medical / Social care positions within commerce and industry or front or back office roles within the healthcare area.

 

  

BEST LOGISTICS/SALES RECRUITMENT CONSULTANCY/TEAM

For an agency, team or division, based north of Watford Gap, who recruit sales or logistics positions within commerce and industry or front or back office roles within sales oriented organisations.

BEST CONSTRUCTION/ENGINEERING RECRUITMENT CONSULTANCY/TEAM

For an agency, team or division, based north of Watford Gap, who recruit construction orengineering positions within commerce and industry or front or back office roles within the construction or engineering sectors. 

 

BEST ENERGY RECRUITMENT CONSULTANCY/TEAM

For an agency, team or division, based north of Watford Gap, who recruit energy positions within commerce and industry or front or back office roles within the energy sector. 

BEST NEWCOMER

For an individual recruitment consultant, based north of Watford Gap, who has less than 3 years combined recruitment experience by the date of the awards ceremony on September 24th 2020. 

BEST MANAGER/DIRECTOR

For an individual recruitment team leader / manager or director, based north of Watford Gap, nominations will be judged giving equal weight to performance success as well as an inclusive, motivating managemnet style.

BEST RECRUITMENT SUPPORT STAFF

For an individual non-biller within the recruitment industry, based north of Watford Gap.  Support staff, administration, finance, marketing.  Who makes the most difference to your day?

MOST IMPRESSIVE GROWTH

For a consultancy, team or search firm who have demonstrated a committment to continued growth, in terms of headcount, revenue, profitability, or expansion into previously untapped markets.

BEST RPO COMPANY/TEAM

For a consultant, agency, team or division, based north of Watford Gap, who utilise an RPO / Managed Vendor / MSP model.

BEST JOBBOARD

Nominate your favourite jobboard / CV database. Specialist or generalist, local, national or international.  Specialist jobboards as well as social media platforms all welcome.

BEST RESEARCHER/TEAM

For an individual researcher / resourcer, or team, or specialist research agency, based north of Watford Gap.

  

BEST RECRUITMENT CONSULTANT

Simply the best individual recruitment consultant north of Watford Gap.  Inhouse, RPO, Consultancy or Executive Search.  Our most prestigious individual award.

THE BEST OVERALL RECRUITMENT CONSULTANCY/TEAM

Simply the best recruitment agency / team / branch / company north of Watford Gap.  Inhouse, RPO, Consultancy or Executive Search.  Our most prestigious group award.

 

About the NORAS

What are the NORAS?

The Northern England Recruitment Awards (the NORAS) are the only independent award ceremony purely dedciated to the recruitment industry in the North of England.  The North in this case is classified as a company having an office, branch, or division North or Watford Gap service station.

What are the timescales?
  • December 2019 - Longlisted companies will recieve an invitation to apply.

  • March 31 2020 - Deadline for nominations

  • September 24 2020 7.30 pm - Awards ceremony

 

FAQs

What are the NORAS?

The Northern England Recruitment Awards are the only independent award ceremony purely dedciated to the recruitment industry in the North of England.  The North in this case is classified as a company having an office, branch, or division North or Watford Gap service station.

What are the timescales?
  • January 2020- Longlisted companies will recieve an invitation to apply.

  • Mar 2 2020 - Announcement of the shortlisted nominees in each category

What are the costs?

You can enter as many categories as you want, free of charge.  To attend the Noras, a table of 10 costs £1250.  Shortlisted companies benefit from a discounted rate of £800 for a table of 10

What is the format of the ceremony?
 

6.00 - 6.30 pm - Arrive Sheffield city hall ballroom, drinks reception, open bar

7.00 pm - 3 course dinner with wine, tea and coffee.

9.00 pm - 9.45 pm - Awards Ceremony part 1

9.45 pm - Intermission

10.00 pm - Awards ceremony part 2

10.30 pm - Celebrity DJ TBA

12.00 am - Carriages

 

Entry form

NOMINATIONS CLOSED
 

Judges

Matt Foster

Founder and CEO of Big Billers Rec 2 Rec.  A recruitment guru and thought leader.

Sir Dave Richards

Christa Ackroyd

Former Chairman of the FA Premier League.  A highly accomplished self-made businessman, and a proud Yorksireman.

A doyen of Yorkshire media and broadcasting, and a fellow of Bradford college.