Recruiter Awards 2016


Established in 2002, Recruiter Awards is the UK’s largest event for the whole recruitment community recognising best practice from agencies, in-house teams and also use of marketing & technology to successfully achieve objectives.

Held at Grosvenor House Hotel on Wednesday 4th May 2016, in the heart of London the evening is a great occasion for you to celebrate another successful year in recruitment with your friends, colleagues and peers.


18.30 Drinks Reception

19.15 Dinner is served

21.20 Introductions

21.30 Awards

23.00 Entertainment

01.30 Carriages

Dress: Black Tie

*These times may be subject to change

Who can enter?

The Recruiter Awards are recruitment awards which are open to entries from the entire recruitment community: In-House recruiters, recruitment outsourcing firms, recruitment advertising agencies and recruitment agencies.

Please note that all Agency entrants will be required to submit financial information upon entry.

Why enter?
  • For the prestige of winning an award and the opportunity to use Recruiter Awards  branding as an endorsement – logos are produced for all winners and finalists.
  • Stand out in the world of professional recruitment.
  • Build commercial and professional respect and boost business profile.
  • Be credited as a top performer in recruitment.
  • Improve internal morale.
  • Make your company more attractive to the top industry players and candidates.
  • Play a significant part in the development of the reputation of the recruitment profession.

Entry tips for Recruiter Awards from our judges:

  • Please ensure that you read the How to Enter and the Terms and Conditions of Entry sections before completing the relevant Category Entry.
  • Form/s. Once completed, the Category Entry Form’s should be uploaded during the online entry process.
  • The word counts are simply a guideline, but please ensure that your entries are as concise as possible by, using bullet points if necessary.
  • If you are entering multiple categories please complete the relevant Entry Form for each, ensuring that you have tailored the entry specifically to each category.
  • Please ensure you pay particular attention to all compulsory questions, in order for your entry to be accepted for judging.
  • Unless otherwise specified, achievements outlined in the entries should have occurred between 2014 and 2015.
  • The judging will aim to recognise organisations who add outstanding value to their business partnerships and relationships, and not those who simply provide a solid professional service.
  • Judges will be looking for innovation and profitability.
What will the judges be looking for?
  • Each entry will be judged on the information provided in the Category Entry Form and on the financial and company information supplied during the online entry process.
  • The judges will be looking for proof that you have produced an award-winning entry.
  • Entrants into the Internal Recruitment Awards will be judged against criteria including Effectiveness; Quality of Service; Innovation etc.
  • External agencies will be measured against four key main criteria: Quality of Service; Innovation; Profitability and Financial Stability.
  • The judging will aim to recognise organisations who add outstanding value to their business partnerships and relationships.


Want to know more on what our judges will be looking for and create an award-winning entry? Join the conversation on Twitter: @RecruiterAwards #recruiterawards

How will the entries be judged?
  • All entries will be viewed by the individual judges and Recruiter Editor, DeeDee Doke.
  • Each entry will be judged on the information provided in the Category Entry Form and on the financial and company information supplied during the online entry process.
  • Entries which have not been correctly submitted through our online system will be rejected. Please seeHow to Enter and the Terms and Conditions of Entry details.
  • The judging panel will meet in February, after which the shortlist will be published in Recruiter magazine and on the Awards website, and all entrants will be individually contacted.

Entries will be judged by a panel of judges selected by Recruiter Editor, DeeDee Doke. Click here to find out more.

How to enter

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  • Please ensure that you have read the Terms and Conditions of Entry prior to submitting your entry/ies.
  • Each category has a different Category Entry Form which can be downloaded from the Categories Page. Please complete the relevant form for each entry you submit, ensuring you have tailored the entry specifically to the category.
  • To start your online entry, click on the Enter Now button which will take you through the form step-by-step. You will be asked to fill in your company details, select the category/ies you wish to enter and to upload your filled in entry forms and any supporting documents you wish to add.
  • You will then proceed to the payment stage. Payment for entries must have cleared by Friday 20 January 2016 in order for entries to be judged.
  • On completion of the entry process you will receive an email confirming that we have received your entry. Please note the reference number which will appear on this confirmation email, for use on any further correspondence.


And finally…remember to book your table for this sell out event!!

*Supporting material: Supplementary materials may be uploaded or sent to:

Rhianna Fitzgerald
Events Assistant
Recruiter Awards 2016
c/o Redactive Events
17-18 Britton Street
London EC1M 5TP 

Please mark all marked with your unique entry reference number which will be emailed to you on completion of the online entry process.

Entry deadline

Early Bird entry deadline – 12 November 2015

Final entry deadline – 18 December 2015


Awards evening

Save the date! Winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London onWednesday 4 May 2016. Book early to avoid disappointment to this sell out event… the highlight in the recruitment awards calendar. Click here to read more.

Entry Fee

The entry fee for Recruiter Awards 2016 will be as follows:

Early Bird entry costs £115 + VAT (Early Bird expires 12 November 2015)

Standard entry costs £165 + VAT (deadline for entries is 18 December 2015)

Late entries will be charged at £199 + VAT to cover the extra administration necessary to get these sent out to our judges in good time. This cost applies to any entries submitted after 18 December 2015.

Price based on cost per entry.


Held at one of London’s top venues, Recruiter Awards is the UK’s largest recruitment event of the year – a glittering evening awards gala. On the evening of Wednesday 4 May 2016, Grosvenor House Hotel opened its doors to the recruitment community recognising and rewarding best practice and success of both in-house and agency recruitment teams.

The evening commenced with a dazzling drinks reception, followed by a three-course evening meal. The awards are the perfect opportunity for you to let you hair down, celebrating with friends, colleagues and peers.

The Great Room at London’s Grosvenor House is the perfect setting to welcome the leading lights from across the industry, networking together and rewarding individual and company success.

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